The lunch box - 29/03

It’s a short week, followed by another short week – great news, we get an Easter mini-holiday! Got it planned yet?

Channel News

State of the market

  • The markets have faced a rocky morning of trading. At 12:04pm, the S&P/ASX200 was up 1.2 points.
  • The Aussie dollar is largely steady at $US0.9057. Gold is up to $US1107.1 an ounce and oil is down to $US80 a barrel.

General News


  • F1 Racing: Mark Webber attacks police
  • F1 Racing (2): Jenson Button wins his second Australian Grand Prix
  • NRL: Sydney Roosters horribly mauled by Bulldogs
  • Cricket: Simon Katich digs Australia in
  • Rugby Union: Aussie clubs well-placed for win


  • TV: Sarah Monahan set to make official police statement against her former on-screen father on Hey Dad!
  • Music: Gabriella Cilmi 18 and sexy – but is it selling out?
  • Fashion: Oscar-nominated Gabourey Sidibe too fat for Vanity Fair?
  • Travolta: claims scientology helped him cope with his son’s death.
  • Friends split: Schwimmer and Aniston now friends on old TV sitcoms only.
  • MasterChef 2 already a success: Reality show raises 10 times the revenue of the previous season.
  • Best trip ever: How to turn a good holiday into a great one
  • Victoria’s Secret: Swim catalogue has hit 15.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Showers. Chance Thunderstorm. Min: 21, Max: 24
  • Melbourne: Shower or two clearing. Min: 14, Max: 21
  • Brisbane: Mostly fine. Possible morning shower. Min: 20, Max: 29
  • Perth: Partly cloudy. Min: 15, Max: 32
  • Adelaide: Fine. Sunny. Min: 15, Max: 26
  • Hobart: Mainly fine. Min: 12, Max: 20
  • Canberra: Shower or two. Chance thunderstorm. Min: 14, Max: 20
  • Darwin: Late shower/storm. Min: 25, Max: 34

Product Wars: Favourite 80’s technology

    Results so far...

  • 1st – VHS (With VCR Player) – 90%
  • 2nd – Personal Computers – 79%
  • 3rd – Video game consoles – 66%
  • 4th – Camcorders – 62%
  • 5th – Brick phones – 61% Click here to cast your vote.