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TODAY MARKS 45 YEARS

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Ross Hutchison lost his sister in the Granville

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Tragedy still haunts us

Today marks 45 years since Granville Train Disaster claimed 84 lives

NICOLA BARTON

It’s been 45 years since the Granville

Train Disaster rocked the nation, but

for those who lost loved ones, the pain

remains a daily reminder.

On January 18, 1977, a crowded commuter

train derailed when approaching Granville

train station at the Bold Street bridge,

causing the bridge to collapse onto two of

the train’s passenger carriages.

The crash, said to have occurred due to

poor fastening of the track, remains the

worst rail disaster in Australian history.

Today, Parramatta locals will reflect on

the 84 lives lost.

Ross (Rossco) Hutchison’s 21-year-old

sister Cheryl was among those tragically

killed.

Mr Hutchison described her as an

“amazing, wonderful girl with passion for

working with children”.

“She was given awards for her work with

children and youth and was a great inspiration;

she was loved by all,” he said.

Despite the time that has passed, he said

not a day goes by that she doesn’t cross his

mind.

“It’s amazing how often someone will

mention it without knowing that I have a

connection to it; you’d be surprised how

many times trains come up every day,” he

said.

“It had such an effect on me; it took me

a long time before I could ever go near a

train.

“My mum never slept again until she

died, she was always awake all night; it

really cut my dad’s heart out too.”

Mr Hutchison will never forget the day

he found out the shocking news of what

had happened to his beloved sister.

“I had to identify her which was a gruesome

time; I was at the morgue for a couple

of days and could only really identify her

by her rings,” he said.

Whilst the government’s compensation

was scarce, the family decided to put it

towards building a playground at Westmead

Hospital to honour her memory and

love for children.

This was unfortunately ripped down

during hospital upgrades, serving another

devastating blow to the family.

“Every dollar my mum and dad got,

despite being treated horrendously, they

put into that playground. It was there for

Ross (Rossco) Hutchison. Photo: Melissa Stevens.

many years with her name but with the

renovations they threw everything away,”

Mr Hutchison said.

Today Mr Hutchison, alongside other

impacted family, friends and emergency

services workers will attend an annual

memorial service for the lives lost on that

fateful day.

Roses will be thrown off the Bold Street

bridge to pay tribute.

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The other day I bought my first rapid

antigen test kit. “How many would you

like?” asked the shop assistant, as if proffering

packs of chewing gum. The price

was $25 for two tests. Not wanting to

deny others, I suggested one box would

be enough – and walked out feeling a bit

sheepish it had all been so easy.

Rapid test kits have been harder to find

in Sydney this summer than the golden

tickets in Roald Dahl’s ‘Charlie and the

Chocolate Factory’. So, it won’t surprise

anyone that my purchase wasn’t made in

Australia at all – but at a CVS pharmacy in

the seaside town of Monterey on the US

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I’ve been in California for the past fortnight,

determined to see through the holiday

I’d always planned before Omicron

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Friends had been polite but not exactly

encouraging.

“Well, enjoy yourself, but remember

you’ll be swimming through COVID over

there,” one said.

To even board the plane – and with a

$1,500 ticket riding on the outcome – I

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not even daring to use the lavatory. Other

passengers wore shields, like holidaymakers

in the Middle Ages.

Omicron is ripping through the US –

currently averaging roughly one million

new cases and upwards of 2,500 deaths

per day. With its temperate winter climate,

California is a better place to try

and dodge the outbreak than the east

coast. In fact, I cancelled a side trip to

New York, not wanting to worry about

developing a scratchy throat the second I

took the subway or huddled inside a Starbucks

for warmth.

Indoor dining restrictions and a mask

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with varying degrees of vigour. In

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vaccine certificate.

But Kerry Chant would’ve been horrified

if she’d entered the same dive bar as

me in rural California near Yosemite National

Park. No soap in the bathrooms, no

sanitiser on premises and no bartenders

in masks. Chuffed to meet an actual Australian,

the regulars shook my hand and

slapped me on the back as we watched

college football.

For so long, distance insulated Australians

from the pandemic’s worst effects.

Our lives involved dutifully wearing

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to other states (let alone nations)

and watching the daily 11am press conference.

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was late. And we only discovered rapid

antigen tests months after everybody

else.

America’s experience of COVID was

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Vaccine rates were only ever middling.

Public expectations of the health

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beginning.

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of cases a day in Sydney – when once we

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to.

Today, I drove down the Californian

coast along fabled Highway 1, misty and

otherworldly in the fading light. It felt

like I was disappearing off the earth itself.

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Greater Sydney Commission announces two major executive appointments

NICOLA BARTON

Two female global leaders are set to

spearhead the delivery of the Tech

Central and Westmead Districts.

Following an international search

process, the Greater Sydney Commission

announced the appointment of two exceptional

Executive Directors, Annie Parker

and Liza Noonan to lead the delivery of

the Tech Central and Westmead Districts

respectively.

Ms Parker is a globally recognised startup

ecosystem leader, having built multiple

startup programs around the world for

Microsoft, Telefonica and Telstra.

She is also an advocate for equity and

inclusion, which she led in her most recent

role in the Startups team at Microsoft, and

has built programs that grow the broader

community, teaching technology and

entrepreneurial skills to communities

that need them.

Ms Noonan comes to the Greater Sydney

Commission later this month from CSIRO

where she was Director Company Creation,

Director Global and leader of the ON

Accelerator and Australia’s first national

Liza Noonan.

science and technology accelerator

supporting publicly funded research to

achieve real world impact faster.

She was the founding CEO of Springboard

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Annie Parker.

Nokia) in senior strategy and innovation

management roles spanning UK, European

and Asia-Pacific markets.

Greater Sydney Commission CEO Elizabeth

Mildwater said the appointments

come at a critical time as Greater Sydney

looks to the future away from the COVID

pandemic.

“Knowledge intensive industries will

fuel our future economy, attracting investment

and talent and these industries need

cities that can deliver a concentration of

talent, infrastructure and ideas,” she said.

“Greater Sydney’s innovation precincts

will be home to world-class research and

cutting-edge companies, supporting

outstanding research, innovation and

collaboration.

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just places to work, as magnets for talent

and investment, they must be great places

to live, and diverse and vibrant centres of

creativity and culture, leisure and innovation.

“Together with the signature buildings

and vibrant public spaces that come with

them, each centre needs a sense of place,

the right balance of work hubs and housing

outcomes, and the necessary amenities

surrounding them.

“I’m thrilled that this opportunity has

lured two extraordinary women back to

Sydney and look forward to working with

Annie and Liza to realise the enormous

potential of Tech Central and Westmead.”

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LOCAL NEWS

Extending their help

Hills Community Aid likely to increase its offerings during 2022

NICOLA BARTON

Baulkham Hills not-forprofit,

Hills Community

Aid (HCA), is looking to

expand, with the possibility of

locating within a new residential

village envisaged for the former

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind

Children site at North Rocks.

Plans for a new residential village

by investor, EG, include a 2,000sqm,

multi-purpose community space in

addition to a library centred around

a new village square.

A Memorandum of Understanding

has been signed between the

charitable group HCA and EG to

pursue a permanent space for a

range of sustainable social, financial

and educational programs.

HCA executive officer and

program director Mici Beer said if

the project is given the green light,

a new centre could open in addition

to their two existing ones at

Baulkham Hills.

“It is a very exciting opportunity

for the Hills Community Aid to be

able to branch out into both the

North Rocks and Parramatta Local

Government Areas and we are

delighted that EG came to us with

this opportunity,” she said.

“We have all learned how

important social contact is after

the last couple of lockdowns and

particularly the need for face-toface

engagement. Our programs

provide everyone with a chance

to meet other locals – neighbours

who live up the street or around the

corner – and from networks form

friendships.”

EG is working in collaboration

with the HCA on how best to use

the proposed community facilities

in accordance with the needs of all

parties, including Parramatta City

Council.

“We’d like EG to be known as a

company who thinks about how we

can make the community better,

rather than bulldozing existing

structures and constructing something

that doesn’t fit in,” Chairman

of EG, Michael Easson said.

HCA was established 52 years ago

initially to welcome those moving to

the Hills region. Over the decades it

has evolved to offer a pivotal range

of programs including job skills,

homelessness prevention, domestic

violence support, leisure learning

and community transport.

While the not-for-profit group’s

branding has ‘Hills’ in its name,

its services – which includes No

Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) and

the Energy Accounts Payment

Assistance (EAPA) – are accessed by

people living in the Parramatta and

Blacktown areas.

HCA has focused on broadening

their delivery and making sure they

reach people who can benefit from

their programs and assistance.

A planning proposal for the North

Rocks Village Residential Precinct

was submitted to Parramatta City

Council in May and is expected to

undergo public exhibition in 2022.

The Royal Institute for Deaf

and Blind Children – now known

as NextSense – are relocating to

Macquarie Park.

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A brighter year ahead

Our community leaders look forward to a year of celebration and freedom

NICOLA BARTON

A

new year, a fresh start but most

importantly a perfect time to

reflect on what’s been and to set

goals for what’s next.

It’s no secret the past year has been a

challenging one, with the Parramatta

and Cumberland regions hit hard by the

pandemic, harsh restrictions and lockdowns.

But as we emerge into 2022, there is a

renewed excitement and hope for what

the coming year may bring, and so, we’ve

compiled a list from some of our business

and community leaders as to what their

New Year’s resolutions are for Parramatta

and Cumberland cities.

Parramatta MP Geoff Lee

“I hope Parramatta can have a functioning

Council, one that puts party politics

behind them and actually makes decisions

that are in the best interests of the

residents,” Dr Lee said.

“I hope people shop locally to support

those businesses that have done it really

tough over the last two years. During

the lockdown, we saw a lot more people

Business Western Sydney Executive

Director David Borger.

walking in our beautiful parks and along

the river, and I hope this continues even

though we can now do other indoor

recreational activities.”

Granville MP Julia Finn

“I hope that 2022 will be a much better

year, now that people are vaccinated there

should be fewer disruptions this year as

Australia moves towards a semblance of

normality,” Ms Finn said.

“Going into 2022 we should all take

time to reflect on the past couple of years

and aim to bounce back better than ever

before.”

Parramatta MP Geoff Lee hopes for an

exciting year ahead in 2022.

City of Parramatta Council CEO Brett

Newman

“I’m excited about the positive road

ahead for the City of Parramatta,” Mr

Newman said.

“The recent local government elections

have given us a new-look Council, and a

renewed determination to complete the

projects that will cement our standing as

Sydney’s second CBD.

“In the year ahead, we will see Council’s

long-term vision come to life with the

completion of Parramatta Square and the

opening of Parramatta Hive (Phive).”

Granville MP Julia Finn believes 2022 will

be a much brighter year.

Business Western Sydney Executive

Director, David Borger

“I want to see our streets once again

filled with people coming to the city for

work and fun in 2022,” Mr Borger said.

“The completion of major construction

works and the testing of trams on the

first stage of Parramatta Light Rail will be

exciting and transformative and we’ll also

see the first big construction work starting

on the new metro station.

“A key focus for us has to be to fill in the

missing pieces of our cultural and entertainment

offering.”

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Parramatta for showcase

NICOLA BARTON

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Woolworths Westfield Parramatta, Level 5, 1156/159-175 Church St, Parramatta

PEMULWUY

Woolworths Pemulwuy, Greystanes Rd & Butu Wargun Dr, Pemulwuy

PENDLE HILL

Pendle Hill Meat Market, 142 Bungaree Rd, Pendle Hill

Pendle Hill Newsagency, 140 Pendle Way, Pendle Hill

PROSPECT

Fox Hills Golf Club, 55 Fox Hills Crescent, Prospect

Silly Solly’s - Homemaker Prospect, 19 Stoddart Rd, Prospect

REGENTS PARK

Regents Park Library, 1 Amy St, Regents Park

ROSEHILL

Woolworths Rosehill, 28-30 Oak St, Rosehill

RYDALMERE

The FC, Rydalmere Park, 35 South St, Rydalmere

SEVEN HILLS

Seven Hills Plaza, 224 Prospect Hwy, Seven Hills

SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK

DFO, 3-5 Underwood Rd, Homebush

TOONGABBIE

Mint Fresh IGA, 9/4 Claudia Rd, Toongabbie

Portico Shopping Plaza, 17-19 Aurelia St, Toongabbie

Toongabbie Sports Club, 12 Station Rd, Toongabbie

WENTWORTHVILLE

Wentworthville Library, 2 Lane St, Wentworthville

Wentworthville Newsagency, 43 Station St, Wentworthville

Wentworthville Shopping Village, 336 Great Western Hwy, Wentworthville

WESTMEAD

Chemsave Chemist, Coles Centre, 29-33 Darcy Rd, Westmead

Uniting Westmead, 1 Caroline St, Westmead

Westmead Coles, 29-33 Darcy Rd, Westmead

WINSTON HILLS

Winston Hills Mall, 180-190 Caroline Chisholm Dr, Winston Hills

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THE MUSIC

TELLS THE STORY

EMILY FESZCZUK

One of the country’s finest

hip hop acts, Bliss n Eso,

will bring their electric energy

and unmatchable flow to

Penrith this year.

The three-time ARIA award-winning

group will be touring in support of their

seventh studio album, ‘The Sun’.

Founding member Max Mackinnon, or

Eso as he is better known, told Parra News

he was born in Penrith and is ready to return

home.

“COVID has definitely provided challenges

but we are just rolling with the

punches and keen to get back out on

that stage, which is definitely our second

home,” he said.

“This is what we are born to do, what we

love to do… getting to connect with our

fans and bringing our songs to life is probably

one of the coolest parts of the process.”

Bliss n Eso have long juxtaposed light

and dark and as they have grown with their

music, their new album finds hope in sombre

experiences.

“We were lucky to find our passion for

music at a young age, so people have seen

us grow through our albums that were

wild, cheeky and party infused,” Eso said.

“We have gone through different experiences

like my mother passing, or my son

being born, so we now tap into more personal

stuff and hip hop is an amazing tool

that acts as therapy for what we are going

through.”

While they might have matured over the

years, they have not lost the boisterous energy

that they bring to their captivating live

performances.

“People should expect the highest levels

of energy at Panthers because we haven’t

been this hungry for a stage or a performance

in a long time,” Eso said.

“Our music has grown but we still have

the positivity, great messages and of course

the abstractness that makes us original.”

With a die-hard fan base, Eso said they

will be performing all of their classics

along with new music at the February 10

gig.

“People want some of the classic stuff

because they might have listened to the

‘Circus in the Sky’ album while on Schoolies

and have memories associated with it,”

he said.

“We definitely have a good mix of songs

off the new album, but we will always

sprinkle in our older work because it

means more to people.”

Bliss n Eso will be on at the EVAN Theatre

in Penrith on Thursday, February 10

at 8.30pm. Tickets are $69.90. To book or

for more information, call 1800 061 991

or visit penrith.panthers.com.au.

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STAGE SET FOR

MASSIVE SEASON

FEAST ON THE

FUSION AT

EMILY FESZCZUK

Blue Mountains Theatre has

launched its 2022 season that

invites friends and loved ones to

share the thrill of live entertainment,

laugh out loud, and make memories.

With a year full of uplifting experiences

in store, there’s something for everyone

to enjoy: from heart-warming musical

theatre to cabaret; children’s theatre;

comedy; contemporary, jazz and world

music, and more.

Some of the highlights include

acclaimed flamenco guitarist Paco

Lara joined by flamenco dancer Deya

Miranda Giner.

They will transport the audience to

southern Spain, interpreting themes

from Paco’s latest album ‘The Andalusian

Guitar’ and guitar classics from

composers Paco de Lucia, John Williams

and Joaquin Rodrigo.

A must-see for theatre and literature

lovers is the stage adaptation of Joan

Didion’s bestselling memoir The Year of

Magical Thinking, performed by one of

Australia’s finest actors, Jillian Murray.

This powerful, moving and ultimately

joyful play is one woman’s story of the

journey to find acceptance, and the

lessons learnt in letting go.

The Listies’ ‘ROFL’ (Rolling On the

Floor Laughing) is hilarious, joyous and

completely ridiculous. Fun for the whole

family.

Blue Mountains Theatre’s 2022

season is on sale now. To book or for

more information, call 4723 5050 or

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MUST DO

AND

WHERE

COMMUNITY

NOTICEBOARD

Rotary Club of Parramatta

City • Fortnightly meetings

parramattacityrotary.org.au

Lions Club of Parramatta

New members welcome

0403 232 101

Parramatta Chamber of

Commerce • Regular events

parramattachamber.com.au

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Pennant Hills VIEW Club

Second Tuesday of each

month • 9873 2402

PARRAmeeters social group

Regular outings and events

meetup.com/PARRAmeeters

The Salvation Army Auburn

Various services available

8644 0116

PCYC Parramatta

107 George St, Parramatta

9635 8242

Boogie the night away at Summer Sundown in Parramatta

Join your friends at Parramatta’s Summer Sundown on January 25 for a big night of indie-pop and electronica with Clypso, Alice Ivy (pictured),

Touch Sensitive and SAFIA. There’ll be a fantastic selection of food and drinks on offer to recharge your energy levels as the night goes on. So,

come on down to The Crescent for a boogie before fireworks light up the sky at the end of the night. Get your tickets through Moshtix.

FOR KIDS

FOR SENIORS

NSW SES Parramatta Unit

24 hour help available

13 25 00

Sydney Broadway Chorus

Music classes and workshops

0434 486 125

Parramatta Park Walking

Group • Saturdays 8am

0487 174 755

Westmead Parramatta Park

Walkers • Saturdays 9am

ruth49@tpg.com.au

See the Wanderers in action

Take the kids to Commbank Stadium and see the Western Sydney

Wanderers take on the Central Coast Mariners on February 5. Tickets

are from $20 for adults and $10 for children. Tickets through Ticketek.

Enjoy a day out at the races

Have a fun day out with friends, or make new ones, at Rosehill

Gardens. Don’t miss the next race day on Saturday, January 29 from

11am. Call 1300 729 668 for tickets.

Homicide Victims’ Support

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Relationships Australia

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6:00 News Breakfast 9:00 ABC News 10:00

Nigel Slater’s Middle East 11:00 The

Heights (PG) 12:00 ABC News 1:00 The Big

Blue 1:50 The Larkins (PG) 3:00 ABC News

4:00 Think Tank (PG) 5:00 Restoration

Australia (PG) 6:00 Julia Zemiro’s Home

Delivery (PG) 6:30 Summer Drum 7:00 ABC

News 7:30 7.30 (PG) 8:00 Anh’s Brush With

Fame (PG) 8:30 Old People’s Home For 4

Year Olds (PG) 9:30 Griff’s Great Australian

Rail Trip (PG) 10:20 QI (PG)

2:30 Sons And

Daughters (PG) 4:30

RSPCA Animal Rescue

5:30 Escape To The Country

6:30 Bargain Hunt 7:30 Pie In

The Sky (PG) 8:30 Foyle’s War

(M v) 10:40 Without A Trace

(MA15+) 12:45 Billy Connolly:

Made In Scotland (MA15+)

5:00 Amelia Parker

(PG) 5:25 ITCH (PG)

6:00 Miraculous: Tales

Of Ladybug And Cat Noir 6:30

Operation Ouch! (PG) 7:00

Horrible Histories (PG) 7:35

The Strange Chores 8:00 The

Penguins Of Madagascar 8:25

Slugterra (PG)

TV Guide: January 18-24

Your guide to the week’s television viewing

6:00 Sunrise 9:00 The Morning Show 11:30

Seven Morning News 12:00 Motorbike Cops

(PG) 12:30 Cricket: Pre Game 1:30 Cricket:

The Ashes: Test 5: Day 5: Session 1 *Live*

3:30 Cricket: The Lunch Break 4:10 Cricket:

Session 2 *Live* 6:00 Seven News 7:00

Cricket: Session 3 *Live* 9:00 Cricket: BBL:

Adelaide Strikers v Sydney Sixers *Live*

From The Adelaide Oval 11:00 Born To Kill?

(MA15+) 12:00 Absentia: Me You Him Me

(MA15+) 1:00 Home Shopping

4:30 Down East

Dickering (PG) 5:30

Storage Wars Texas

(PG) 6:00 Cricket: The Ashes:

Test 5 *Live* 7:00 Cricket:

BBL: Adelaide Strikers v

Sydney Sixers *Live* 9:00

Secrets Of The Supercars (PG)

10:00 Counting Cars (PG)

4:30 The Business:

Summer Series 5:30

The Ticket 6:00 ABC

Evening News 6:30 Barrie

Cassidy’s One Plus One 7:00

ABC News 7:30 ABC National

News 8:00 ABC News Tonight

8:30 Summer Drum 9:00 ABC

Nightly News 9:30 7.30

4:00 My Name Is Earl

(PG) 6:00 Modern

Family (PG) 7:00 The

Simpsons (PG) 7:30 Family

Guy (M v) 8:00 American Dad

(M l) 8:30 Movie: “Goodbye

Christopher Robin” (PG) (’17)

10:50 Movie: “Pay It Forward”

(M) (’00)

6:05 Octonauts 6:25

Peter Rabbit 7:00 Dino

Dana 7:30 Spicks And

Specks (PG) 8:00 Would I Lie

To You? (PG) 8:30 Aftertaste

(M l,s) 9:30 Brassic (MA15+)

10:15 Schitt’s Creek (PG)

10:35 Doctor Who (PG) 11:25

The Trip To Greece (M l)

5:30 Today 6:00 Today 10:00 Tennis:

Australian Open Tennis: Pre Show *Live*

11:00 Tennis: Australian Open Tennis: Day

Session *Live* From Melbourne Park 4:00

Tennis Afternoon Session *Live* 6:00 NINE

News 7:00 Tennis: Australian Open Tennis:

Night Session *Live* 11:00 Tennis:

Australian Open Tennis: Late Night Session

*Live* 12:00 New Amsterdam: The Karman

Line (M) 1:00 Bondi Lifeguard World

Adventures (PG) 1:30 Home Shopping

4:00 Aussie Bush Tales

4:35 Mustangs FC 5:00

Our Stories (PG) 5:30

Indian Country Today 6:00

Bamay 6:30 Extreme Africa

7:30 Headdress 7:40 Who

Killed Malcolm X (M) 8:30 I,

Sniper (MA15+) 9:30 The

X-Files (M h,v)

5:30 River Cottage

Australia 6:30 The

Cook And The Chef

7:00 The Cook Up With Adam

Liaw 7:30 Taste Of Italy 8:00

Gamer Snacks 8:30 Weekend

Breaks With Gregg Wallace

9:30 Poh’s Kitchen 10:00 The

Cook Up With Adam Liaw

6:00 The Talk 7:00 Judge Judy (PG) 7:30

The Bold And The Beautiful (PG) 8:00

Studio 10 (PG) 12:00 Dr Phil (M) 1:00 TBA

2:30 Entertainment Tonight 3:00 Judge Judy

(PG) 3:30 Left Off The Map 4:00 Farm To

Fork 4:30 The Bold And The Beautiful (PG)

5:00 10 News First 6:30 The Project (PG)

7:30 I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!

(PG) 9:00 NCIS (M v) 10:00 NCIS: Los

Angeles (M v) 11:00 The Project (PG) 12:00

The Late Show (PG) 1:00 Home Shopping

3:30 Jake And The

Fatman (PG) 4:30

Diagnosis Murder (PG)

5:30 JAG (PG) 7:30 NCIS:

After Hours (M) 8:30 Blue

Bloods (M v) 10:25 NCIS: New

Orleans (M v) 12:15 Home

Shopping 2:15 Movie:

“Ocean’s Thirteen” (PG) (’07)

5:15 The Joy Of

Painting With Bob Ross

5:45 Shortland Street

(PG) 6:15 Alone (PG) 7:05

Jeopardy! (PG) 7:30 NITV

News Update 7:35 8 Out Of 10

Cats Does Countdown (M l,s)

8:20 Roger Waters: Us And

Them (PG)

This week’s TV Guide brought to you by

Sydney Showground

3:00 The King Of

Queens (PG) 4:00

Becker (PG) 5:00

Frasier (PG) 6:00 Friends (PG)

6:30 Neighbours (PG) 7:00

Friends (PG) 8:00 The Big

Bang Theory (PG) 9:30 Mom

(M d,s) 12:00 Home Shopping

1:30 The Late Show (PG)

5:30 WIN News 6:00

Tennis: Australian Open

*Live* 7:00 Young

Sheldon (PG) 7:30 RBT (PG)

8:00 Gold Coast Cops (PG)

8:30 Movie: “Beverly Hills Cop

II” (M l,v) (’87) Stars: Eddie

Murphy 10:35 Movie: “Be Cool”

(M) (’05) Stars: John Travolta

5:30 Worldwatch 1:00 PBS Newshour 2:00

Gourmet Farmer 2:30 Scanning The Nile

3:30 The Cook Up With Adam Liaw (PG)

4:00 Great Alaskan Railroad Journeys (PG)

5:05 Jeopardy! (PG) 5:30 Letters And

Numbers 6:00 Mastermind 6:30 SBS World

News 7:30 Great Continental Railway

Journeys (PG) 8:40 Robson Green -

Walking Hadrian’s Wall 9:35 Australia In

Colour (PG) 10:35 SBS World News 11:10

Man In Room 301 (M l,s) (In Finnish)

3:00 The Block (PG)

4:00 Beach Hunters

4:30 Instant Dream

Home 5:00 100 Day Dream

Home 6:00 House Hunters

International 7:00 House

Hunters USA 7:30 My Big

Italian Adventure 8:30 Your

Home Made Perfect

6:00 Home Shopping

7:00 Religious

Programs 7:30 Home

Shopping 10:00 Tennis:

Australian Open: Pre Show

*Live* 11:00 Tennis: Australian

Open: Day Session *Live*

11:00 House (M) 12:00 The

Equalizer (M d,v)

6:00 News Breakfast 9:00 ABC News 10:00

Griff’s Great Australian Rail Trip 11:00 The

Heights (PG) 12:00 ABC News 1:00 The

Cook And The Chef 1:30 Maigret In

Montmartre (M d,n,s,v) 3:00 ABC News 4:00

Think Tank (PG) 5:00 Restoration Australia

(PG) 6:00 Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery

(PG) 6:30 Summer Drum 7:00 ABC News

7:30 7.30 (PG) 8:00 Hard Quiz (PG) 8:30

Spicks And Specks (PG) 9:35 Fisk (PG)

10:00 A Very English Scandal (M)

2:30 Sons And

Daughters (PG) 4:30

RSPCA Animal Rescue

5:30 Escape To The Country:

Devon 6:30 Bargain Hunt 7:30

The Vicar Of Dibley (PG) 8:40

Mrs. Brown’s Boys (M l,s)

10:40 Miranda (PG) 11:20

What A Carry On (PG)

5:00 Amelia Parker

(PG) 5:25 ITCH (PG)

6:00 Miraculous: Tales

Of Ladybug And Cat Noir 6:30

Operation Ouch! (PG) 7:00

Horrible Histories (PG) 7:35

The Strange Chores 8:00 The

Penguins Of Madagascar 8:25

Slugterra (PG)

12:00 Movie: “What A Girl Wants” (PG) (’03)

Stars: Colin Firth 2:15 Surveillance Oz -

Dashcam (PG) 2:30 Border Security International

(PG) 3:00 The Chase UK (PG) 4:00

Seven News At 4 4:30 Cricket: BBL: Sydney

Thunder v Melbourne Renegades *Live*

6:00 Seven News 7:00 Cricket: BBL:

Sydney Thunder v Melbourne Renegades

*Live* 7:45 Cricket: BBL: Melbourne Stars v

Hobart Hurricanes *Live* 11:30 Autopsy

USA (MA15+) 12:30 Home Shopping

4:30 Down East

Dickering (PG) 5:30

Storage Wars Texas

(PG) 6:00 Cricket: BBL:

Sydney Thunder v Melbourne

Renegades *Live* 7:00 Pawn

Stars (PG) 8:30 Storage Wars

(PG) 9:30 Extreme Unboxing

(PG) 10:00 Desert Collectors

4:30 The Business:

Summer Series 5:30

The Ticket 6:00 ABC

Evening News 6:30 Kurt

Fearnley’s One Plus One 7:00

ABC News 7:30 ABC National

News 8:00 ABC News Tonight

8:30 Summer Drum 9:00 ABC

Nightly News 9:30 7.30

4:00 My Name Is Earl

(PG) 6:00 Modern

Family (PG) 7:00 The

Simpsons (PG) 7:30 Family

Guy (M s,v) 8:00 American

Dad (M) 8:30 Movie: “The Man

From U.N.C.L.E.” (M v) (’15)

Stars: Armie Hammer 10:55

Bridezillas (M l)

6:05 Octonauts 6:25

Peter Rabbit 7:00 Dino

Dana 7:30 Anh’s Brush

With Fame (PG) 8:00 Making

Child Prodigies 8:30 David

Bowie: Finding Fame (M l)

10:00 Tate Britain’s Great

British Walks (PG) 10:50

Doctor Who (PG)

5:30 Today 10:00 Tennis: Australian Open

Tennis: Pre Show *Live* 11:00 Tennis:

Australian Open Tennis: Day Session *Live*

From Melbourne Park 4:00 Tennis:

Afternoon Session *Live* 6:00 NINE News

7:00 Tennis: Australian Open Tennis: Night

Session *Live* 11:00 Tennis: Australian

Open Tennis: Late Night Session *Live*

12:00 New Amsterdam: Righteous Right

Hand (M) 1:00 Bondi Lifeguard World

Adventures (PG) 1:30 Home Shopping

4:00 Aussie Bush Tales

4:35 Mustangs FC 5:00

Our Stories (PG) 5:30

Te Ao With Moana 6:00 Bamay

6:30 NITV News Update 6:40

Extreme Africa 7:30 Who Do

You Think You Are? (PG) 8:30

History Bites Back (MA15+)

9:30 Ten Canoes (M n,v)

5:30 River Cottage

Australia 6:30 The

Cook And The Chef

7:00 The Cook Up With Adam

Liaw 7:30 Restaurants On The

Edge 8:30 James Martin’s

American Adventure 9:30

Poh’s Kitchen 10:00 The Cook

Up With Adam Liaw

6:00 The Talk 7:00 Judge Judy (PG) 7:30

The Bold And The Beautiful (PG) 8:00

Studio 10 (PG) 12:00 Dr Phil (M) 1:00 TBA

2:30 Entertainment Tonight 3:00 Judge Judy

(PG) 3:30 Left Off The Map 4:00 Farm To

Fork 4:30 The Bold And The Beautiful (PG)

5:00 10 News First 6:30 The Project (PG)

7:30 I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!

(PG) 9:00 Bull (PG) 11:00 The Project (PG)

12:00 The Late Show (PG) 1:00 Home

Shopping 4:30 CBS Mornings

3:30 Jake And The

Fatman (PG) 4:30

Diagnosis Murder (PG)

5:30 JAG (PG) 7:30 NCIS (M)

8:30 NCIS: Los Angeles (M v)

11:15 MacGyver (M v) 12:10

Home Shopping 2:10 48 Hours

(M) 3:10 Seal Team (M) 4:05

Diagnosis Murder (PG)

5:15 The Joy Of

Painting With Bob Ross

5:45 Shortland Street

(PG) 6:15 Alone (PG) 7:05

Jeopardy! (PG) 7:30 NITV

News Update 7:35 8 Out Of 10

Cats Does Countdown (M l,s)

8:30 Movie: “Shock Wave” (M)

(’17) (In Cantonese/ English)

3:00 The King Of

Queens (PG) 4:00

Becker (PG) 5:00

Frasier (PG) 6:00 Friends (PG)

6:30 Neighbours (PG) 7:00

Friends (PG) 8:00 The Big

Bang Theory (PG) 10:10 Mom

(M s) 11:35 The King Of

Queens (PG)

5:30 WIN News 6:00

Tennis: Australian Open

*Live* 7:00 Young

Sheldon (PG) 7:30 RBT (PG)

8:00 Gold Coast Cops (PG)

8:30 Movie: “Beverly Hills Cop

III” (M l,v) (’94) Stars: Eddie

Murphy 10:35 Movie: “Get

Shorty” (M l,v) (’95)

5:30 Worldwatch 1:00 PBS Newshour 2:00

Gourmet Farmer 2:30 Scanning The Nile

3:30 The Cook Up With Adam Liaw (PG)

4:00 Great Canadian Railroad Journeys

(PG) 5:05 Jeopardy! (PG) 5:30 Letters And

Numbers 6:00 Mastermind 6:30 SBS World

News 7:30 Great Australian Railway

Journeys (PG) 8:40 The Royal House Of

Windsor (PG) 9:35 Departure (M) 10:25

SBS World News 10:55 In Therapy (M l,s)

(In French)

2:30 The Block (PG)

4:00 Beach Hunters

4:30 Instant Dream

Home 5:00 My Big Italian

Adventure 6:00 House Hunters

International 7:00 House

Hunters USA 7:30 Masters Of

Flip 8:30 Home Town 9:30

House Hunters Renovation

6:00 Home Shopping

7:00 Religious

Programs 7:30 Home

Shopping 10:00 Tennis:

Australian Open: Pre Show

*Live* 11:00 Tennis: Australian

Open: Day Session *Live* 6:00

Tennis: Australian Open: Night

Session *Live*

6:00 News Breakfast 9:00 ABC News 10:00

Back Roads 10:30 Nigella’s Cook, Eat,

Repeat 11:00 The Heights (PG) 12:00 ABC

News 1:00 The War Of The Worlds (M v)

2:00 A Very English Scandal (M l,s,v) 3:00

ABC News 4:00 Think Tank (PG) 5:00

Restoration Australia (PG) 6:00 Julia

Zemiro’s Home Delivery (PG) 6:30 Summer

Drum 7:00 ABC News 7:30 7.30 (PG) 8:00

Kurt Fearnley’s One Plus One (M) 8:30

Miriam & Alan - Lost In Scotland (M l)

2:30 Sons And

Daughters (PG) 4:30

RSPCA Animal Rescue

5:30 Escape To The Country

6:30 Bargain Hunt 7:30 Father

Brown (M v) 8:30 Inspector

George Gently (M) 10:30

Murdoch Mysteries (M) 12:30

The Fine Art Auction (PG)

5:00 Amelia Parker

5:25 ITCH (PG) 6:00

Miraculous: Tales Of

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Operation Ouch! 7:00 Horrible

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Penguins Of Madagascar 8:25

Slugterra (PG)

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Seven Morning News 12:00 Movie: “Pan”

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7:30 The Bold And The Beautiful (PG) 8:00

Studio 10 (PG) 12:00 Dr Phil (M) 1:00 TBA

2:30 Entertainment Tonight 3:00 Judge Judy

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5:00 10 News First 6:30 The Project (PG)

7:30 I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!

(PG) 9:15 Law & Order: SVU (M v) 10:00

Blue Bloods (M) 11:05 The Project (PG)

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3:30 Jake And The

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8:30 Hawaii Five-0 (M v) 10:30

Movie: “Every Secret Thing”

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12:30 Home Shopping 2:00

Seal Team (M v)

5:15 The Joy Of

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Jeopardy! (PG) 7:30 NITV

News Update 7:35 8 Out Of 10

Cats Does Countdown (M l,s)

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6:30 Neighbours (PG) 7:00

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12:00 Home Shopping

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Tennis: Australian Open

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7:30 Movie: “Stick It” (PG) (’06)

Stars: Jeff Bridges 9:35 Movie:

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(’11) Stars: Chris Evans 11:45

Young Sheldon (PG)

5:30 Worldwatch 1:00 PBS Newshour 2:00

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11:15 Bridezillas (M l)

5:30 Today 10:00 Tennis: Australian Open

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New Amsterdam (M) 1:00 Bondi Lifeguard

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Left Off The Map 4:00 Farm To Fork 4:30

The Bold And The Beautiful (PG) 5:00 10

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Matildas v Indonesia *Live* 11:30 Drunk

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The Big Bang Theory

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5:30 Letters And Numbers 6:00 Mastermind

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ABC National News

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The Business: Summer Series

7:30 Spicks And

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Doctor Who (PG)

7:30 Paul Goes To

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7:05 Jeopardy! (PG)

7:30 NITV News

Update 7:35 8 Out Of

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8:30 Hoarders (M) 9:20 Sex

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6:00 Tennis: Australian

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Movie: “Madagascar” (PG)

(’05) 9:15 Movie: “Wedding

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11:00 Tennis:

Australian Open: Day

Session *Live* 11:00

House (M) 12:00 The Equalizer

(M d,v) 1:00 Home Shopping

4:30 Religious Programs

2:00 Australia Remastered 3:00 George

Clarke’s Amazing Spaces 3:45 Rulla’s

Cooking On Country 4:30 Landline Summer

5:00 Basketball: WNBL: Round 8:

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7:00 ABC News 7:30 Death In Paradise

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3:30 Harbour Cops (PG) 4:00 Beyond The

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News At 5 5:30 Border Security - Australia’s

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Cricket: BBL: Qualifier: Teams TBA *Live*

10:30 Cricket: BBL: Qualifier: Teams TBA

*Live* 11:00 Movie: “2 Fast 2 Furious” (M)

(’03) Stars: Cole Hauser

6:00 Easy Eats 7:00 Weekend Today 10:00

Tennis: Australian Open Tennis: Pre Show

*Live* 11:00 Tennis: Australian Open

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12:00 New Amsterdam (M) 1:00 Bondi

Lifeguard World Adventures (PG)

3:00 Farm To Fork 3:30 Taste Of Australia

4:00 Waltzing Jimeoin (PG) 4:30 Roads

Less Travelled 5:00 10 News First 6:00

Bondi Rescue (PG) 7:00 Football: Isuzu Ute

A-League Men Football: Isuzu Ute A-League

Men: Teams TBA *Live* 10:00 Ambulance

UK (PG) 12:00 FBI: Most Wanted (M v) 1:00

Bull (PG) 2:00 Home Shopping

3:30 Cycling 4:30 Cook Up With Adam Liaw

Bitesize 4:35 London’s Great Bridges 5:30

Tony Robinson’s Forgotten War Stories 6:30

SBS World News 7:35 Great Escapes With

Morgan Freeman 8:30 World’s Greatest

Hotels (PG) 9:20 World’s Most Beautiful

Railway 10:15 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does

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5:30 Ed And Karen’s

Recipes For Success

6:30 The Hotel

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Escape To The Country

6:00 American Pickers

(PG) 7:00 Pawn Stars

(PG) 7:30 Movie: “The

Island” (M l,v) (’05) Stars: Ewan

McGregor 10:20 Movie:

“Dredd” (MA15+) (’12)

7:00 Movie: “The

Secret Life Of Walter

Mitty” (PG) (’13) Stars:

Kristen Wiig 9:15 Movie:

“Surrogates” (M v) (’09) Stars:

Bruce Willis

7:00 Chuck And The

First People’s Kitchen

(PG) 7:30 Gurrumul

(PG) 9:15 Movie: “Looky Looky

Here Comes Cooky” (M l) (’20)

Director: Steven McGregor

4:30 I Fish Summer

Series (PG) 5:00

Waltzing Jimeoin (PG)

5:30 Scorpion (PG) 7:30 NCIS

(M) 8:30 Law & Order: SVU

(M v)

9:30 I’m A Celebrity

Get Me Out Of Here!

(PG) 2:00 Man With A

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6:00 The Big Bang Theory

(PG) 9:30 Mom (M s)

6:30 Log Cabin Living

7:30 Escape To The

Chateau (PG) 8:30

House Hunters USA 9:30

House Hunters International

10:30 House Hunters Reno

6:30 Mythbusters

Junior (PG) 7:20

Mindful Earth 7:30

Shaun The Sheep 7:35 The

Strange Chores 8:00 Kung Fu

Panda 8:25 Slugterra

7:00 ABC National

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Fearnley’s One Plus

One 8:00 ABC News Tonight

8:25 Australian Story 9:00 ABC

Nightly News

7:30 Spicks And

Specks (PG) 8:00 QI

(M l) 8:30 Melbourne

Comedy Festival 2021

(MA15+) 9:25 Whose Line Is It

Anyway? (M s)

7:35 Ainsley’s Food We

Love 8:30 Kylie Kwong:

Heart And Soul 9:30

Anthony Bourdain: Parts

Unknown 11:30 Cook Like A

Chef

6:40 The Story Of The

Songs (PG) 7:35

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

(PG) 8:30 Why Women Kill (M)

10:15 The X-Files (MA15+)

2:20 France 24 News

6:00 Tennis: Australian

Open *Live* 7:00 Movie:

“Madagascar: Escape 2

Africa” (PG) (’08) Stars: Ben

Stiller 8:45 Movie: “The

Incredible Hulk” (M) (’08)

11:00 Tennis:

Australian Open: Day

Session *Live* 11:00

House (M) 12:00 The

Equalizer: (M d,v) 1:00 Home

Shopping

1:00 Finding Alice (M l) 1:45 Mum (M l) 2:15

Doc Martin (PG) 3:00 Aussie Inventions

That Changed The World (PG) 4:05 Nigel

Slater’s Middle East 5:00 Dream Gardens

5:30 Nigella’s Cook, Eat, Repeat 6:05

Australia Remastered 7:00 ABC News

Sunday 7:40 Muster Dogs (PG) 8:40 Vera

10:10 Doc Martin (PG) 11:00 Harrow (M l,v)

12:30 Coastwatch Oz (PG) 1:00 AFL

Women’s: Round 3: North Melbourne v

GWS *Live* 3:00 Motorbike Cops (PG) 3:30

Harbour Cops (PG) 4:00 Better Homes And

Gardens 5:00 Seven News At 5 5:30

Sydney Weekender 6:00 Seven News 7:00

Cricket: BBL: Knockout: Teams TBA *Live*

11:00 Movie: “Cold Pursuit” (MA15+) (’19)

6:00 Easy Eats 7:00 Weekend Today 10:00

Tennis: Australian Open Tennis: Pre Show

*Live* 11:00 Tennis: Australian Open

Tennis: Day Session *Live* From Melbourne

Park 4:00 Tennis: Afternoon Session *Live*

6:00 NINE News Sunday 7:00 Tennis: Night

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1:00 Bondi Lifeguard World Adventures

12:00 TBA 1:45 Farm To Fork 2:15 My

Market Kitchen 2:30 Australia By Design:

Architecture 3:00 Taste Of Australia 3:30

Roads Less Travelled 4:00 All 4 Adventure

5:00 10 News First 6:30 The Sunday Project

(PG) 7:30 I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of

Here! (PG) 9:15 FBI (M) 11:00 The Sunday

Project (PG) 12:00 Home Shopping

3:00 Figure Skating 4:30 Cycling: Road

National Championships: Men’s Highlights

5:35 Tony Robinson’s Forgotten War Stories

(PG) 6:30 SBS World News 7:35 Treasures

Of Gibraltar (PG) 8:30 Caesar’s Doomsday

War (PG) (In English/ French) 10:00 Top

Ten Mummies Of Egypt (PG) 11:45 The

Great Plague Epidemic (PG)

7:00 Border Security -

Australia’s Front Line

(PG) 8:30 Chris

Tarrant’s Extreme Railways

(PG) 9:30 Mighty Trains (PG)

10:30 Heathrow (PG)

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8:30 Movie: “Total

Recall” (MA15+) (’90)

Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger

10:55 Movie: “The Cold Light

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7:30 Family Guy:

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Nightmares (M l)

6:40 Great Blue Wild

7:30 Who Do You Think

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Incarceration Nation (M l)

10:10 Movie: “Radiance” (M l)

(’98) Stars: Deborah Mailman

3:30 Football: A-

League Women: Round

8: Canberra United v

Melbourne Victory *Live* 6:00

Bondi Rescue (PG) 6:30 JAG

(PG) 7:30 NCIS (M v)

5:00 Friends (PG) 6:00

The Big Bang Theory

(PG) 8:30 Friends (PG)

12:00 Home Shopping 1:30

Movie: “Killing Hasselhoff”

(MA15+) (’17)

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USA 7:30 Good Bones

(PG) 8:30 Flip Or Flop

9:30 Christina On The Coast

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11:30 House Hunters USA

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Junior (PG) 7:20

Mindful Earth 7:30

Shaun The Sheep 8:00 Kung

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8:00 To The Stars: 100

Years Of The RAAF 9:00 ABC

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10:00 ABC News Weekend

8:00 You Can’t Ask

That (PG) 8:30 Return

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9:20 The Hunt For Gaddafi’s

Billions (M) 10:05 David Bowie:

Finding Fame (M l)

7:30 Mary Berry’s

Simple Comforts 8:00

Australia’s Food Bowl

8:30 Rick Stein: From Venice

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6:50 Deadly

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When Big Things Go

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9:25 Dark Side Of The Ring

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6:00 Tennis: Australian

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9:15 Movie: “Kindergarten Cop”

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11:00 Tennis:

Australian Open: Day

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Sean Connery

12:00 ABC News 1:00 The Cook And The

Chef 1:25 Vera (M v) 3:00 ABC News 4:00

Think Tank (PG) 5:00 Restoration Australia

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7:30 7.30 8:00 Back Roads 8:30 The China

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Border Security International (PG) 3:00 The

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The Chase Australia (PG) 6:00 Seven News

7:00 Border Security - Australia’s Front Line

(PG) 7:30 Motorway Patrol (PG) 8:00 Highway

Cops (PG) 8:30 9-1-1: Defend In Place

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Tennis: Pre Show *Live* 11:00 Tennis:

Australian Open Tennis: Day Session *Live*

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Afternoon Session *Live* 6:00 NINE News

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New Amsterdam (M) 1:00 Bondi Lifeguard

World Adventures (PG)

3:00 Judge Judy (PG) 3:30 Left Off The Map

4:00 Farm To Fork 4:30 The Bold And The

Beautiful (PG) 5:00 10 News First 6:30 The

Project (PG) 7:30 I’m A Celebrity Get Me

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(M) 11:30 The Project (PG) 12:30 The Late

Show With Stephen Colbert (PG) 1:30

Home Shopping 4:30 CBS Mornings

3:30 The Cook Up With Adam Liaw (PG)

4:00 Great Canadian Railroad Journeys

(PG) 5:05 Jeopardy! (PG) 5:30 Letters And

Numbers 6:00 Mastermind 6:30 SBS World

News 7:35 Britain’s Scenic Railways 8:30

Secret Scotland (PG) 9:20 Historic House

Rescue (M) 10:15 SBS World News 10:45

The Crimson Rivers (MA15+) (In French)

4:30 RSPCA Animal

Rescue 5:30 Escape

To The Country 6:30

Bargain Hunt 7:30 Doc Martin

(M) 8:30 The Inspector Lynley

Mysteries (M v)

7:00 Pawn Stars (PG)

7:30 American Pickers

(PG) 8:30 Movie:

“Braveheart” (MA15+) (’95)

Stars: Mel Gibson 12:05

Highway Thru Hell (PG)

7:00 The Simpsons

(PG) 7:30 Family Guy

(PG) 8:00 American

Dad (M s) 8:30 Movie: “Risky

Business” (M l,s) (’83) Stars:

Tom Cruise

6:40 Great Blue Wild

7:30 Who Do You Think

You Are? (PG) 8:30 We

Don’t Need A Map (M l) 10:00

Movie: “Sweet Country” (M)

(’17) Stars: Bryan Brown

4:30 Diagnosis Murder

(PG) 5:30 JAG (PG)

7:30 NCIS: Family First

(M) 8:30 Football: AFC

Women’s Asian Cup:

Philippines v Australia *Live*

5:00 Frasier (PG) 6:00

Friends (PG) 6:30

Neighbours (PG) 7:00

Friends (PG) 8:00 The Big

Bang Theory (PG) 9:30

Seinfeld (PG) 11:00 Mom (M)

6:00 House Hunters

International 7:00

House Hunters USA

8:30 Bargain Block 9:30 100

Day Dream Home 10:30 Texas

Flip N Move

6:30 Operation Ouch!

7:00 Horrible Histories

(PG) 7:35 The Strange

Chores 8:00 Kung Fu Panda:

Legends Of Awesomeness

(PG) 8:25 Slugterra (PG)

7:00 ABC National

News 8:00 ABC News

Tonight 8:30 Summer

Drum 9:00 ABC Nightly News

9:30 7.30 10:00 The World

10:25 Foreign Correspondent

7:30 David

Attenborough’s

Kingdom Of Plants 8:25

George Clarke’s Amazing

Spaces 9:10 TBA 10:00 Doctor

Who (PG)

7:30 Jamie & Jimmy’s

Food Fight Club 8:30

Alex Polizzi’s Secret

Italy 9:30 Poh’s Kitchen 10:00

Gourmet Farmer 10:30 The

Cook Up With Adam Liaw

7:05 Jeopardy! (PG)

7:30 NITV News

Update 7:35 8 Out Of

10 Cats Does Countdown (M)

8:30 Trip Hazard: My Great

British Adventure (M)

6:00 Tennis: Australian

Open *Live* 7:00 Young

Sheldon (PG) 7:30 RBT

(PG) 8:00 Gold Coast Cops

(PG) 8:30 Movie: “Chronicles

Of Riddick” (M l,v) (’04)

11:00 Tennis:

Australian Open: Day

Session *Live* 8:00

Poirot (PG) 9:10 Silent Witness

(MA15+) 11:20 House (M)

12:10 The Equalizer (M d,v)

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days and earn 10 million clams in

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Seizing the opportunity of a

lifetime to explore the world,

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new friend on a crazy and exhilarating

adventure full of twists and

surprises.

‘Around The World In 80 Days’

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The Matrix Resurrections

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From visionary filmmaker Lana

Wachowski comes ‘The Matrix

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fourth film in the groundbreaking

franchise that redefined a genre.

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one, everyday life; the other, what

lies behind it. To find out if his

reality is a construct, to truly know

himself, Mr Anderson will have to

choose to follow the white rabbit

once more.

The new film reunites original

stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-

Anne Moss in the iconic roles,

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releases this year.

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Tuesday, January 18 2022

Josh’s dream role

NATHAN TAYLOR

If you find it hard keeping

your grass trim and green

over the summer months,

spare a thought for Newington

resident Josh Edwards.

A TAFE NSW qualification has

recently opened the door for

the former Dubbo local to score

his dream job maintaining the

revered turf of Stadium Australia.

The home of the South Sydney

Rabbitohs and Canterbury

Bulldogs, the iconic Sydney

Olympic Park venue hosts some

of the state’s biggest sporting

events and concerts, seating up

to 83,500 spectators, which is

quite a crowd for Mr Edwards to

impress with his greenkeeping

skills.

“Working at Stadium Australia

is a huge honour,” Mr Edwards

said.

“Every day the grounds have to

be absolutely world-class.

“I’ve always had a soft spot for

Stadium Australia because it was

the main stadium for the Sydney

2000 Olympics, so it is the highest

level. This is a once-in-a-lifetime

opportunity.”

The 35-year-old completed

a Certificate III in Sports Turf

Management at TAFE NSW and

undertook an apprenticeship

through employment services

provider Skillset with Dubbo

Regional Council, before travelling

to Sydney to gain experience

working in elite sporting

complexes.

He took annual leave from his

job to volunteer with the University

of Sydney, helping to tend

their first-grade pitches.

He later volunteered with the

Royal Agricultural Society, who

were so impressed with his initiative

that they employed him on a

full-time basis to maintain the

impressive Sydney Showground

Stadium.

“Most places these days

won’t hire you without a trade

certificate, so TAFE NSW was an

essential stepping stone to learn

the skills I needed and get those

qualifications,” Mr Edwards said.

“I loved going to TAFE NSW and

learning new things, and I still

find those skills helpful today.”

Mr Edwards was head-hunted

for his current role by Stadium

Australia’s Graeme Logan, who

knew he’d give his all for the job

he loved.

Mr Edwards also now works

for its sister ground, CommBank

Stadium in Parramatta.

“Josh had the practical skills

and industry knowledge we were

looking for thanks to his TAFE

NSW qualifications and his work

experience,” Mr Logan said.

“At this top level, we then refine

and polish those skills, because

venues like this are in a whole

league of their own. If you have

passion and love the job, that’s

90 per cent of the battle, and Josh

has that in spades.”

Mr Edwards said anyone with

a career goal should remember

that everything starts with a first

step in the right direction.

For more information, visit

tafensw.edu.au or call 131 601.

Josh Edwards at Stadium Australia.

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