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Santos Tour
Down Under
12.30pm, Wednesday, Nine
You can catch all the live action of this year’s Tour Down Under on Channel Nine throughout the length of the event.
Kicking off with stage one yesterday, the coverage will continue until the end of stage six on Sunday.
Coverage will start from 12.30pm today and tomorrow, 1pm on Friday, 11.30am on Saturday and 1.30pm on Sunday.
There will also be a highlights program broadcast each night.

Australian Open Tennis
10am to 6pm, everyday, Channel 7
The first Grand Slam of 2017, the Australian Open, will serve up all the big stars of the tennis world, from Federer, Djokovic, Murray, Nadal, Williams, to Stosur, Kyrgios and Tomic.
The event will be broadcast live each day and into the evenings until Sunday, January 29.
Shaun Micallef’s
Stairway to Heaven

8.35pm, Wednesday, SBS
Aussie comedian Shaun Micallef is on a journey across the globe to immerse himself into some of the world’s most unique religions and beliefs, and to discover the very meaning of life itself.
In this second episode he embeds himself with a Mormon family, meets Christian doomsday preppers in the United States, as well as spirit healers in Brazil.

This eight-episode series, which aired early last year in the US, is worth catching up on if you haven’t yet.

Ellouise Crawford


Ellouise Crawford joined The Bunyip in April, 2010, while completing a Bachelor of Journalism at the University of South Australia. Ellouise wrote The Bunyip’s Playford Times before joining the editorial team full-time in late-2011. She now covers the Light Regional Council region and enjoys writing about Gawler’s strong heritage, as well as its many passionate and inspirational residents. Ellouise grew up in Gawler and now lives in Wasleys with her family.