The lunch box - 28/08

The lunch box - 28/08

- What’s for lunch today?

Snack down on some juicy news bits over lunch, and keep up to date with the goings-on in the world with the ARN lunch box!

Channel latest

State of the market

  • The markets bounced back after yesterday’s flat ending. The S&P/ASX200 closed up 38.8 points at 4489.6 - a 10-month high.
  • The Aussie dollar is once again above the $US0.84 cent mark and now buys $US0.8411. Gold prices rose slightly to $US947.3 an ounce while oil climbed to $US72.5 a barrel.

General news


  • Cricket: Cox admits selection mistake
  • AFL: Hawks won't challenge Franklin ban
  • Racing:Jockeys facing tougher penalties
  • Tennis:Hewitt handed horror US open draw
  • NRL: Minichiello resigns with Roosters
  • NRL: NRL keeps its hands off Inglis, Stewart
  • Football:Villa make Rapid exit, Everton and Fulham progress


For the weekend:

  • Get away from the city for the weekend – there’s nothing more relaxing than a few days away from traffic and noise. Some good areas to visit include the Blue Mountains, just outside of Sydney, the Margaret River in Western Australia, or hop on to the Great Ocean Road from Victoria.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Shower or two. Windy. Min: 13 Max: 27
  • Melbourne: Rain at times. Min: 13, Max: 17
  • Brisbane: Fine. Mine: 15, Max: 31
  • Perth: Chance of a shower. Min: 4, Max: 16
  • Adelaide: Showers. Min: 10, Max: 16
  • Hobart: Showers. Min: 4, Max: 13
  • Canberra: Rain periods. Min: 7, Max: 16
  • Darwin: Fine, partly cloudy. Min: 22, Max: 33

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