Two gunmen are on the run this morning after a fatal shooting in punchbowl in Sydney's South West yesterday.one man was killed and another seriously injured with at least five gunshot wounds, when the gunmen opened fire in broad daylight, yesterday afternoon. TODAY
Show Reporter Sylvia Jeffrey's joined us from the scene.
Qantas Deal Suspended
Qantas has ended a 40-year partnership with tourism Australia worth 50 million dollars - amid claims that the boss of Tourism Australia, Geoff Dixon, is trying to sabotage Qantas and get rid of CEO Alan Joyce. TODAY Finance Expert Ross Greenwood joined us with the latest.
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TODAY Finance Expert Ross Greenwood offered some valuable finance tips. You can follow Ross on Twitter at http://es.twitter.com/Ross_Greenwood/.
Workcover will begin investigations today at the site of a crane fire in Sydney. The heart of Sydney was brought to a standstill after the 65-metre crane caught on fire in the middle of the city and collapsed onto a nearby building. For more we were joined by Brian Parker from the CFMEU.
Slush Fund Scandal
Julia Gillard's former partner Bruce Wilson has spoken out for the first time about the alleged slush fund scandal on ABC’s 730 report. Nine News Reporter Kerrie Yaxley joined TODAY from Canberra.
Entertainment News With Richard Wilkins
Entertainment Editor Richard Wilkins joined TODAY from Wellington in New Zealand for the premiere of ‘The Hobbit – An Unexpected Journey’.
St Anthony’s Coptic Orthodox College To Close
An independent school in the Melbourne suburb of Frankston will be shutting its doors at the end of the year. Parents at St Anthony's Coptic Orthodox College have been told to look for a new school for their kids in 2013. TODAY Show Reporter Christine Ahern joined us from outside the school to explain more.
Disabled School Funding Reinstated
A few weeks ago we met the Fitzgerald family who were fighting to have disability support reinstated at their son's school. Without the free service, seven-year-old James who has cerebral palsy, faced being separated from his twin brother William. Well, the Fitzgerald’s hard work has paid off and they joined TODAY. For more information head to http://www.change.org/en-AU/petitions/john-paul-langbroek-queensland-minister-for-education-reinstate-support-for-children-with-disabilities-in-non-state-schools/.
Week In Politics With Laurie Oakes
TODAY was joined by Nine Political commentator Laurie Oaks to discuss the latest media headlines.
Whale Circles Kayaker
When fifteen year old Mivah and her father graham went on a fishing trip, they never expected to have a close encounter with two humpback whales. Graham and Miyah joined TODAY via Skype.
A recent surf lifesaving survey found that one in three parents wouldn't know what to do if their child required CPR. With the weather heating up, it's a great time to re-fresh those skills. To help demonstrate is Iron woman Courtney Hancock. For more information head to http://sls.com.au/ or http://courtneyhancock.com.au/.
We can't all have perfect catwalk pins, but there could be a way to fake it using a simple equation. An Aussie mathematician has crunched the numbers in a quest to find the most flattering frock for every woman. TODAY’S Sylvia Jeffreys had the story.
Luke Mangan Makes A Dark Chocolate Tart With Poached Cherries
TODAY Chef Luke Mangan whips up a delicious dark chocolate tart With poached cherries. For more information head to http://www.lukemangan.com/.
Girls on the Grill
Karl grills Georgie and Mia Freedman about the hottest trends and topics of the day.
Benji & Joel Madden ‘Good Times Campaign’
KFC Australia has announced it will partner with Joel and Benji Madden to launch the Good Times campaign, an initiative aimed at celebrating why life in Australia is 'So Good'. We were thrilled to have Joel and Benji Madden with us this morning. We can now confirm that Joel and Benji will also be the opening act for Keith Urban's national dates in Jan/Feb 2013 (with the exception of the Brisbane show on Sun 27 Jan where Washington will open).
KEITH URBAN: THE STORY SO FAR TOUR DATES
Friday 25 January - Entertainment Centre, Brisbane – with special guests The Madden Brothers
Saturday 26 January - Entertainment Centre, Brisbane – with special guests The Madden Brothers
Sunday 27 January - Entertainment Centre, Brisbane – with special guest Washington
Wednesday 30 January - Allphones Arena, Sydney – with special guests The Madden Brothers
Thursday 31 January - Allphones Arena, Sydney – with special guests The Madden Brothers
Saturday 2 February - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne – with special guests The Madden Brothers
Sunday 3 February - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne – with special guests The Madden Brothers
Tickets Thru Ticketek at http://premier.ticketek.com.au/ or call 132 849
For more information head to http://www.facebook.com/KFCAustralia/.