The Lunch Box

Doctors ask for calm, the budget looks better and climate change gets back on the international agenda

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 market shot up in morning trading after yesterday’s dismal performance, following strong results on Wall St. At 11:50am, the S&P/ASX200 was up 87.3 points
  • The Aussie dollar is up and trading at $US0.8724. Gold is up slightly to $US994.1 an ounce while oil is up at $US66.8 a barrel

General news



For the evening:

  • Tuesdays are a time for cheap movies. Why not check out the powerful Australian drama, Van Diemen’s Land?

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 11, Max: 26
  • Melbourne: Windy. A little rain later. Min: 13, Max: 23
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 11, Max: 27
  • Perth: Fine. Min: 5, Max: 17
  • Adelaide: Shower or two developing. Min: 15, Max: 22
  • Hobart: Showers developing. Min: 7, Max: 18
  • Canberra: Morning frost, sunny. Min: 1, Max: 21
  • Darwin: Fine, mostly sunny. Min: 23, Max: 34