Hollywood star Matt Damon is so in love with new girlfriend Luciana Barroso - he brought the brunette beauty and her mother to Australia with him.

The American hunk attended the Australian premiere of his latest film THE Bourne Supremacy in Sydney on Sunday (22AUG04), and made sure he flew down under early with the Barrosos to enjoy the sights of the harbour city.

Damon's spokesman says, "He's a very respectful young man.

"It's very important to him that he have her family with him. That's just who he is."

Damon and the ladies enjoyed an afternoon cruise around Sydney Harbour on Saturday (21AUG04) before a stroll around the city's stunning Botanical Gardens.

During his last visit to the Antipodean nation two years ago (02), Damon brought the mother of his then-girlfriend ODESSA WHITMORE.

23/08/2004 08:26