The lunch box - 17/09

The lunch box - 17/09

It’s lunch time!

The morning’s over and you need that little boost to energise you through the rest of the day. That’s where the lunch box comes in – interesting news, ideas for the evening and the all-important weather, in one neat package.

Channel latest

State of the market

  • The markets are continuing the strong rise that began yesterday with the S&P/ASX200 up 71.5 points at 11:34am
  • The Aussie dollar has risen again and is currently trading at $US0.8739. Gold is up strongly to $US1020.2 an ounce while oil prices have grown to $US72.5 a barrel

General news


  • Formula One: 'Crashgate' - Renault team chief quits
  • NRL: Dragons are already winners to Bennett
  • NRL (2): Embattled Taylor to know if he gets chop today
  • NRL (3): Thurston won't rush biggest decision of life
  • Tomic bombs: Lleyton furious at snub
  • AFL: Attack Dogs won't retreat
  • AFL (2): Saints to beat prelim hoodoo
  • Football: Neill poised to join Cahill at Everton
  • Champions League: Arsenal and Liverpool join England's winners


For the evening:

  • In memory of Dirty Dancing star, Patrick Swayze, we suggest setting up the DVD player for a marathon of his best. Highlights of his amazing career? Road House, Dirty Dancing and Ghost are all classics, but in One Last Dance he shows us all how great he really was as a dancer

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Chance shower. Min: 15, Max: 21
  • Melbourne: Sunny. Min: 8, Max: 20
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 14, Max: 28
  • Perth: Few showers, easing. Min: 14, Max: 18
  • Adelaide: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 9, Max: 23
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 7, Max: 18
  • Canberra: Become fine. Min: 9, Max: 20
  • Darwin: Fine, mostly sunny. Min: 24, Max: 34

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