The lunch box - 18/09

The lunch box - 18/09

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

  • Siemens has found a medical specialist reseller to partner with to bring its HiPath HiMed healthcare solution nationally, Rauland Australia
  • ICT Networks has appointed its first managing director, Rob Kingma
  • Ingram Micro and Upsonic have partnered up as a result of the Vantex acquisition.

State of the market

  • The market has reversed the upward trend of the previous two days and is tracking downwards. At 11:21am, the S&P/ASX200 was down 38.1 points
  • The Aussie dollar has slightly dipped to $US0.8695 while gold is down more than half a point to $US1013.5 an ounce. Oil is largely steady and trading at $US72.5 a barrel

General news


  • Cricket: Strauss abused as Tim causes England more Paine
  • NRL: Behind enemy lines - life as a woman sports reporter
  • NRL (2): The finals' game-breakers and playmakers
  • AFL: Collingwood rolls dice on Scott Pendlebury
  • AFL (2): The X-factor keeping Saints on paddock
  • They knew: Semenya forced into an examination
  • new Neill finds a home
  • Tennis: Clijsters to play Brisbane International
  • C'mon Bernard: Tomic trots out swine flu for Hewitt snub


For the weekend:

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 15, Max: 24
  • Melbourne: Shower or two developing. Min: 10, Max: 21
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 17, Max: 27
  • Perth: Morning shower or two. Min: 9, Max: 19
  • Adelaide: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 11, Max: 20
  • Hobart: Mainly fine. Min: 10, Max: 18
  • Canberra: Fine, partly cloudy. Min: 7, Max: 20
  • Darwin: Fine, mostly sunny. Min: 24, Max: 34

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