Nine to Noon on Monday 18 August 2008

9:05 Georgia aid

Simon Springett is Oxfam's Humanitarian Coordinator in Georgia

9:20 The camera never lies ... or does it?

Professor Hany Farid is the head of the Image Science Laboratory at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.

Images can no longer be trusted. Computer doctoring of photos is becoming increasingly common, so how do you detect if a picture has been tampered with?

9:35 Wheelchair Karate

John Marrable recently returned from the Japanese island of Okinawa where he became a fifth dan black belt in karate. 52 year old John Marrable has been a paraplegic since he was eleven. To be awarded the high level karate award he had to fight against able-bodied fighters, from his wheelchair.

9:45 Middle East Correspondent Irris Makler

10:05 The Unashamed Australian

Rolf Harris, Australian Icon has been inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. With a career spanning more than half a century of painting, performing, recording, spinning yarns, and most importantly, bringing Australian culture to the world, Harris nonetheless found the honour was ''unexpectedly emotional''.

10:30 Book Review: Last Stand in Singapore by Graham Clayton

Reviewed by Don Rood
Published by Random House
ISBN 9781869790332

10:45 Book Reading: On the Wings of Mercury - The Lorraine Moller Story

Episode 6 of 6

11:05 Politics with Matthew Hooton and Laila Harre

11:30 Guest Chef Kate Hill, visiting American chef and author

Today's recipes are Leek Gratin, Stuffed Veal Bundles and Pear and Chocolate Tart

11:30 Wine critic John Hawkesby

11:45 A Modest Proposal or Two with David Slack