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(generated from captions) This program is captioned live. Dramatic photos - the Navy finally releases pictures of asylum seekers exploded. taken moments after a boat really started the fire on board? When will we find out what Nick D'Arcy allowed to swim again. Also this morning, But is he still motivated? We'll ask his coach. And the Wiggles are back! behind the fab four? But who's the woman of Sunrise. Find out on this Friday edition # Reach up for the sunrise... # Kochie and Mel. VOICEOVER: Live from Brekky Central, Hello and thanks for joining us. Even if you don't have kids, and the words to their songs. you probably still know the Wiggles But this morning, the woman behind the group. we're going to reveal

It is a business success story, the

Wiggles. You have to go straight to

the finance side. She is behind

them. Behind every successful man,

there is a woman. last night on Fifi's blind date. We'll also reveal what went on

Good morning, Fifi. Good morning. I

came in to keep control of Kochie.

Keep control of my love life.

Someone had to. You look radiant

And in our next half hour, this morning.

their footy tips for the weekend. the boys and girls reveal

We had a conference call yesterday.

In-depth discussion. Nat was baking

and I was going, "

and I was going, "Do you want to

take a punt on Essendon?

take a punt on Essendon?" The

colours are so nice. Now that is

just so nasty. Possibly true. I was

AFL chick. going to stay neutral. Fifi is an

Nat has the news of this Friday. But right now, Good morning.

new photos of the stricken 'Siev 36' The Defence Force has released that killed five asylum seekers. eight days after the boat explosion 11 minutes before the blast A photograph of the wooden boat doesn't shed any light on claims poured petrol on the deck. the boat people 20 minutes later, plucking survivors out of the water. an army inflatable boat is

on board HMAS 'Childers' They're given emergency treatment in the background. as their boat burns remain in a critical condition. Two asylum seekers will be spared the axe The first homeowners grant warning will be a horror budget. in what the Rudd Government's to buy into the property market Young couples have been rushing on June 30. before the money's due to run out from the housing industry But it's believed lobbying has been successful, to extend the scheme for six months. convincing the Government There is a catch though - are likely to be added more conditions to favour construction of new homes. It's hoped the truck driver in Sydney involved in a deadly freak accident will come forward from the victim's family. after an emotional plea 53-year-old Bernie died which fell from the truck after a concrete block and hit him in the chest. smashed through his windscreen she doesn't blame anyone. His daughter, Sabrina, says

Not anger. I mean, he didn't throw

the rock at him. Didn't deliberately

do it. I mean - he's my dad. There

is no one I can be angry at it was just an accident. from the area will help. Police are hoping CCTV footage Police are hunting a robber of a heart attack after an elderly Perth woman died hours after being robbed. when the bandit struck The 76-year-old was home until she realised $700 was missing. but didn't realise leaving her husband devastated. She collapsed, "It should be me, it should be me". He's saying to me distresses caused by burglaries Quite obvious that the emotional of the property stolen. often outweighs the value be charged over the woman's death Police admit the offender can't because she wasn't threatened. Australians across the world Anzac Day, are preparing to celebrate deployed overseas. including our diggers the national day 3,000 troops will spend engaged in operations, with a small service. many will mark the occasion

I think it is also a time to reflect

on the families that also made a

commitment and have had to worry

about their people that

operations. about their people that are away on

of support and thanks to our troops We're being urged to send messages or through the Telstra website. either via SMS

10,000 messages Telstra is hoping to pass on over the Anzac weekend. Finance in five minutes

with Mark Beretta. but first, a look at sport

have something to smile about Richmond fans finally set to make a long-awaited return with Mark Coughlan to senior footy. The midfielder's been named with North Melbourne for Saturday night's clash on the sidelines after nearly three years battling a string of knee injuries.

To get the confirmation phone call

was just - it's better than playing

my first game its unbeaten start to the year St Kilda will be out to maintain in Adelaide. when Round 5 kicks off tonight in-form Power. The Saints are up against The Broncos are hoping will be able to bury the Eels a part-time groundsman kicks off tonight. when Round 7 of the NRL been branded 26-year-old Palmer Wapau's not to play in the NRL the best footballer by Cowboys fullback Matt Bowen. second row or prop. He can play five-eighth, my first game reel was just - it's better than playing

I never really thought I would play

big shock to me. this level so, um, yes, it's still a

is set to debut for the Storm Meanwhile, former Eel Brett Finch tomorrow. in their clash with the Warriors from the bench. He's expected to start today Shaun Marsh will fly home from Dubai after re-injuring his hamstring to Pakistan yesterday. in Australia's 4-wicket loss

when diving to make a quick single The opener suffered the injury his tour was over. and scans yesterday confirmed It was Marsh's first game back since badly tearing the same muscle in February. while fielding against the Kiwis into the squad as a replacement. Marcus North has been called

Ouch, the old hammy. Got to warm up

properly before a game. Especially

as you get older. Yes, just doesn't

spend the time. How long does it

take you? Get the glutes firing.

Let's check the weather with Fifi.

Let's check the weather with Fifi. Good morning. I thought I would step

away from the desk to save Kochie

from grilling me about my blind date. Cool and wet from South Australia through Victoria to Tasmania and inland New South Wales. A few showers over southern WA. But warm north-westerlies will bring a warm day to north-east New South Wales and southern Queensland. Fine in Brisbane. Cloud increasing over Sydney. Wet and windy in Melbourne. Adelaide can expect a windy day with a few showers. Mainly fine in Perth.

I wonder if I can keep avoiding you

all morning, Kochie. You can try

your best, Fif. I only have your

best interests at heart. Right. See you soon. Ahead this Friday - how Australians here and overseas are preparing to mark Anzac Day. And why crowd numbers are down at Gallipoli. Plus, the mum jailed for booting her bickering kids out of the car. But next -

A laterally saves Wall Street

despite poor housing sales in the

US. Kochie's finance report is

coming up on Sunrise. In finance news:

Let's check the big board. The Dow

closed up 71 points. All over the

place. General Motors says it will

shut 13 of its car plants over

summer. And housing figures were

lower than expected. Apple was one

of the big corporates to report

better figures than expected.

The director of AMP has been

resigned from the board of AMP. The latest figures show new car sales fell to a 6-year low last month. To find out just what this means, let's go to Savanth Sebastian at CommSec. Savanth, should the car industry be worried?

We have seen the global car industry

is in turmoil and unfortunately

local car dealers haven't been

spared from. Consumers remain

conservative. Spending on

conservative. Spending on big-ticket

items like cars is on the

backburner. We did see commercial

vehicles pick up marginally. The

physical stimulus and 30% tax rebate

it seems some businesses have come

into the marketplace and picked up

new vehicles. They are concerned

after the alcopops debacle that we

may see this bill passed. We may see

a rush in commercial sales. The IMF says the key to stimulating our economy is infrastructure investment, not handouts. What do you think?

Kochie, I think you need short-term

and long-term fixes. In December we

needed that stimulus package. But

you have to be critical of the

Government in terms of the spending

program. We still haven't heard from

the Government what they are

spending the money on. There was $ spending the money on. There was $27

billion that needed to be spent. It

may be that they wanted to release

with the budget. The longer you wait

the deeper the concern.

Infrastructure is what will put jobs

on the line. We might put that to

our big guns of politics after 7:00. Still ahead - the Victorian cabbie who's been told she's too happy. And later, the Wiggles drop in to Brekky Central. But next, the mum who spent a night behind bars

after she told her fighting kids to get out of the car. Did she deserve jail time?

Your chance to pass judgment is coming up on Sunrise. (DOORBELL RINGS) (ELEGANT CLASSICAL MUSIC PLAYS) This Mother's Day, give them the gift they really want with a Target gift card. (DOOR SLAMS) I'll get down on my knees here. Give me your hand. Courtney, will you marry me? Of course! This Sunday on 'Weekend Sunrise' anchors away - the TV presenters who got engaged live on air. Plus, the great Bollywood biffo - the 'Slumdog' scandal spiralling out of control. That's 'Weekend Sunrise' this Sunday from 7am.

Did you see what station it was?

KARC. They probably don't say that.

Imagine if she said no. See, KARK4.

Die for your news. Get out there,

guys. Get to the front line. Kark it

for news! Take a hit for the team!

Fifi, you could keep that in mind.

You want me to die.

You want me to die.? No, the

proposal. Oh I thought you meant

kark it. We thought with the rodeo

the other day. Did Lindsay Lohan know she was about to be dumped by her girlfriend? Find out at 6:50. But right now, Nat's got the papers. First home buyers will either be cracking open the champagne or changing their purchasing plans, based on this morning's headlines. 'The Australian' says they should prepare for a "budget blow" when the boosted grant finishes in June. But the 'Daily Telegraph' has an "exclusive" on how the scheme has survived the budget-razor gang. So which is it? We'll ask our big guns of politics after 7:00.

Don't be sucked in. Is the

information right? We will talk to

the guys who know. Casinos around the country are on alert after fake $1,000 gambling chips flooded Crown Casino's tables. The 'Herald Sun' says the near-perfect fakes were found yesterday. And the 'Financial Review' has what might be bad news for Aussie beer lovers. Japanese giant Kirin wants to buy out Lion Nathan, which brews Tooheys, XXXX and James Boag. That would mean 50% of our beer brands would have overseas owners.

First of all, they come and take our

whales and now our brew. It has got

to stop. The foreign investment

board, get your act together. You

can't have Aussie beer owned by

somebody else. It is what we pride

ourselves on. They are world famous. People ourselves on. They are world famous.

People scream out for them on the

streets of New York and London. You

can't have beer brewed by the

Japanese. Lucky I drink West End, it

is a good Aussie beer. Brewed from

the mud: A lot of parents have certainly thought about doing this - a New York lawyer got sick of her kids bickering in the back seat of the car. Madlyn Primoff even pulled out the "don't make me stop" line.

Then she did stop and left her 10- and 12-year-old daughters on the side of the road. The older girl ran after the car and got back in. A good Samaritan spotted the tearful 10-year-old

and took her for ice-cream, then to authorities. Mum has been charged with child endangerment.

She has spent the night in jail. We

will get some reaction to this next

hour. Have you done this? You don't

have to put your name on anything.

She left the 10-year-old I think

three miles - what is that? 5km.

That is a bit far. It wasn't just up

the road like they did in 'Desperate

Housewives'. It was a fewkms away. I

would be more cranky that my

10-year-old went for ice-cream with a stranger:

a stranger: Mum would threaten that.

Did she ever do it? I think my

brother got out but she put him back

in. Mum won't like this.

in. Mum won't like this.? We are not

in the - we are not anywhere busy.

She said stop or get out. She

stopped and he got out and he

learned his lesson. That is

different to a fewkms. What is

different to a fewkms. What is the

alternative. Do you stop and turn

around or do you do the...

around or do you do the... No, you

don't do that. Well, your kids duck,

usually. You might have a prang. You

don't. I don't know much about

parenting but hollow threatening is

not good. The shock of stopping the

car - I have stopped the car before

and they get scared. Slam on the

breaks. Have you ever done that? No,

I really try not to and let them

know. I didn't say try. Have you

done it? No. Have you? Yes. It is

quite effective. It is too

dangerous. It doesn't have to be

accurate. It is just the motion. I

rather yell at them than prang. We

are lucky we can do a couple things

at once. Let us know what you think.

Have you ever dropped your kids off

to make a point? Or give us the

alternative. Maybe you stopped the

car and turned around and

counselled. Turned around and then

whacked them. No, we don't condone

violence. What is it with cars and

kids? Who will get in first and get out first! Later - hidden cameras in the home. Find out what's legal. Plus, Nick D'Arcy's coach on the young swimmer's controversial comeback. But next this morning's news and today's weather. This is Sunrise with some special Anzac messages from our troops.

I am deployed in east teamor. Just

like to say hello to my family and

girlfriend back home. I am serving

in East Timor on Anzac Day and I

like to give out a big shout out. I

am East Timor for Anzac Day and I

want to say hi to my mum and dad and

everyone I work with G'day, I'm Tim Fischer. For most rural blokes, a visit to the doc is like having teeth extracted. You only go when you really have to. But just like your car or tractor, your body can do with a regular service. So don't beat about the bush,

go and see your local doctor at least once a year

for a general check-up. You'll feel much better for it. You and your rural doctor, a great team for your physical and mental health.

Amanda says the mum should have

stopped the car and walked home herself. Shortly, we'll take you live to Gallipoli and France

as Aussies prepare to mark Anzac Day. And is the Government going to extend the first homeowners' grant? We'll ask them for a straight answer. But right now, it's news time. Here's Nat with the 6:30 update. Good morning. Two accused people smugglers will face court today as the Navy and Customs monitor another boatload of asylum seekers headed for the WA coast. The men were flown into Perth last night under Federal Police escort. The 32-year-old and 40-year-old, both from Indonesia, face up to 20 years jail if found guilty. Also flying into Perth was a smiling Mohammed Hardi Ahmardi who's just been granted permission to stay. I feel myself very lucky that I got a visa and the most important thing is that I'm safe and secure in this country. He fled the Taliban eight years ago. Melbourne's Crown Casino is counting its losses after discovering a flood of counterfeit gambling chips. According to News Limited, the thousand-dollar chips are almost perfect - $36,000 worth of fakes have been identified. It's not known how long they've been circulating. All blue thousand-dollar chips were pulled from the tables yesterday and replaced with some of a slightly different colour. Police are investigating. A Melbourne car workshop has been gutted by fire this morning. The roof of the building at Eltham had already caved in when firefighters arrived. Gas cylinders exploded, fuelling the blaze and making it too hot for firefighters to get inside. A large percentage of the building will be written off, it may have to be demolished and it's likely most of the contents will be destroyed. The cause of the fire is being investigated. Sydney firefighters have saved neighbouring buildings after a Strathfield factory went up in flames. Some heavy machinery was destroyed

before the blaze was brought under control just after midnight. Police are investigating. The Rudd Government is under pressure to spend more on infrastructure and less on popular cash splashes as the Treasurer draws up his second budget. The International Monetary Fund's chief economist has warned

this recession will be long and the recovery slow. He says the Australian Government needs to think long term. If you give it to people, they are going to save. If they save, that does nothing good for the economy as a whole. Analysts are forecasting a budget deficit as high as $300 billion which could threaten Australia's AAA credit rating. In finance news: Time for sport now with Beretts and some injury worries for Collingwood. Collingwood will make a decision today on injured stars Paul Medhurst and Anthony Rocca ahead of the Anzac Day blockbuster against Essendon. Medhurst is struggling to shake off the effects of concussion, while Rocca is racing the clock to recover from a knock he copped in his first game for 10 months. In one of the bumps he was injured, so we've got to take that into consideration. The Bombers will wait till tomorrow to make a decision on the injured star Mark McVeigh. The star midfielder aggravated an ankle injury against North Melbourne. Broncos skipper Darren Locker has received some heavyweight State of Origin support ahead of tonight's clash with Parramatta. Speculation's rife that Lockyer is under pressure to retain his Origin spot after an indifferent start to the season. But Maroons selector Gene Miles isn't buying into the talk. Well, that's all it is - it's talk, isn't it? Number 6 would be Darren Lockyer, as far as I'm concerned. In tonight's other Round 7 clash, the bottom-of-the-table Sharks take on South Sydney at ANZ Stadium. Controversy-prone swimmer Nick D'Arcy has been given the green light to resume swimming for his country. D'Arcy was kicked off the Beijing Olympic team, convicted of assault and axed from this year's world championships squad

as a result of an incident involving former swimmer Simon Cowley. Swimming Australia has agreed to let D'Arcy return to competition in August following the World Championships in Rome.

A huge weekend of racing. You got

Randwick and at Flemington. Tips

from your mum? Would you like some?

Yes. Sure. Well done. Does she do

footy tipping as well? She is a

girl, I guess she qualifies. How

much does she charge? Fifi has all

our weather this morning. Thank you.

Joined in the plaza at the moment

from the girls from Perth college.

They are celebrating Anzac Dan. Fine and 28 degrees in Brisbane. A warm weekend on the way, up to 31 on both days. Cloud increasing over Sydney and 23. A few showers tomorrow for Anzac Day but mainly fine on Sunday. Wet and windy in Melbourne with a top of 19 degrees. A few showers tomorrow and cool on Sunday. Adelaide can expect a windy day with a few showers. Up to 18 degrees. The wet weather should continue into next week. Mainly fine and 22 in Perth. Some showers possible for Anzac Day ahead of a dry and warm Sunday. Rain developing this afternoon over Canberra. And a little rain later for Hobart with a top of 20 degrees. Hot and dry in Darwin.

The girls from Perth College, their

holiday is about to wrap up. Sophia,

you have done something special?

Yes, we were there for a

wreath-laying ceremony in Canberra

for the soldiers that went to war.

Yes, the Anzac spirit is alive and

well in this generation. It

certainly is. Fif, before we let you

go. We have been holding out. How

did the blind date go? I don't want

to disappoint you but unfortunately

it didn't happen. Because of Kochie?

I almost want to say because of

Kochie. He took it all well, he has

a great sense of humour, which is a

good sign. But unfortunately he

couldn't get away from work and move

it to 8:00 or 9:00. I had a

toothache all week and I didn't feel

like it. So we

like it. So we both had excuses.

Does that work? It is rescheduled.

When for? Maybe next week. I just

have to figure out where I am and

what I am doing. Watch this space. See, what

See, what about weekend? Isn't

Saturday night a big night? If you

give up a Saturday night. That is a

good point. Maybe next weekend. I am

in Melbourne this weekend. I will

definitely keep you updated. Well

done, Fif. This guy will just run a

mile. Yup, working, bye. Sorry. Poor

thing. You know Fifi is keen because

she had her nails done. A girl

doesn't get her nail it's done for

anybody. So Mr Big or whoever you

are out there - isn't that what they

call him in Self and the City. What

do you know about him? She knows

nothing. Nothing. Mel, you know

nothing. Mr Big, do the right thing.

Not this during the week business.

Let us know, is that the brush-off?

Saturday night. You got to give up a

Saturday night if she is important.

It has to be a big event. There you

go, dude. Get on the phone. We will

look after you, or not. We're celebrating McCafe's new range of freshly baked pastries. And this morning we've got a caramel swirl on the menu. They're in store now.

And to mark the launch, today you could score a hot air balloon ride. You could also win a trip for two to Paris. To enter, collect the daily codeword - SWIRL. And congratulations to Timea Shahin from Queensland. You've won Thursday's daily prize - a fresh fruit and champagne basket. A little later - the cabbie ordered to remove smiley stickers from her taxi. And we'll meet the woman behind the Wiggles! But straight ahead, can Port stop St Kilda's unbeaten run? We're talking sport next on Sunrise. We've got floating timber flooring, veneer timber flooring, solid timber flooring, vinyl. We've got rugs, runners, ceramic tiles, porcelain tiles, and we've got wall and floor tiles. We've even got stuff for indoor and outdoor. Traditions rugs in assorted designs, $199. $9.90 per square metre. You name it, we've got it. SONG: # Bunnings Warehouse! # Lowest prices are just the beginning. When we need a car, we call Thrifty - Australia's best-valued car and truck rental. The footy tips are in for the weekend. A couple of differences in the AFL. Beretts has picked West Coast - the girls have gone for Hawthorn. Beretts thinks Carlton will beat the Western Bulldogs. It's a different story in the rugby league. You've both picked the same teams. Here's a quick check of the leaderboard.

Just a lucky start. You changed your

tune from yesterday. You were doing

a victory dance. I told you Port

Adelaide was going to beat St Kilda.

You didn't have conviction in your voice. Now let's take a look at the weekend ahead with AFL legend Mark Ricciuto and rugby league great Shane Webcke. Good morning to you both. Roo, Port Adelaide take on St Kilda in the first game of the round.

Wet night, AAMI Stadium. I didn't

think they would beat Hawthorn last

week but they played a sensational

game last week. I think they can

take it to them and might even get

the four points. Straight and

looking confident? Yes, kicked

straight in the last two weeks. I

think he can play good and they get

a couple players back. They will be

hard to beat on the home deck. Is it

too late

too late to change tips? Shane, the Broncos kick off the rugby league round tonight against the Eels. Will Parramatta's financial troubles work in Brisbane's favour on the field?

I think definitely not. If you look

at the media all week, Parramatta

copped it from everyone, everyone

who loves them and hates them. It

solidifies their commitment to each

other and prove everyone wrong. We

other and prove everyone wrong. We

have had a bit of the same problem

ourselves sm the last week had good

victories but gave up strong leads.

We have copped a bit of criticism

for that. We will make sure that

doesn't happen but we got to make

sure they don't get the hood first. Roo, undoubtedly the biggest game of this round is the Essendon/Collingwood clash. Pies' stars Anthony Rocca and Paul Medhurst are in doubt. What do the Bombers have to do to stop the Pies winning their fourth game in a row?

Look, I think they have to kick

straight. They had their

opportunities last week against the

Kangaroos. Just kick straight.

Collingwood are a big-game player.

Certainly need to make the most of

their opportunities this week

against a pretty good side in

Collingwood It will be a fantastic

game either way. The Sharks got the

Rabbitohs. Do you reckon any joy for

Ricky Stewart's boy snz It will be a

tough game. Both sides maligned.

Hopefully they will give Ricky a bit

of a hand. They have been so far

down at the start of this season.

They will be looking to climb their way

way out of the hole. Souths are

buoyant and looking to continue the

form. It is a tough ask but I think

the Sharks can get there. A bit of a

chuckle in your voice with Gus going

down there? They had their on and

off field and Ricky had a mentoring

role. They are two of the great

people in the game, if you will, one

being a coach and commentator. It is

sad but it adds to things. Rivalry.

Thanks Roo. Thanks, Shane. Thanks Roo. Thanks, Shane. Have a good weekend. I think I will change some of my tips because of that. Coming up - is Alan Bond welcome to make a permanent move back to Australia? And we'll talk to Nick D'Arcy's coach about his controversial return to swimming. Up next, did Lindsay Lohan see her break-up coming? Nelson will fill us in when Sunrise continues. When my allergies play up, I feel like I'm in a daze. Now I'm Claratyne clear. Claratyne relieves my worst allergy symptoms, like sneezing and itchy eyes. And it won't make me drowsy. Hit allergies for six! And live Claratyne clear. ('GET READY' PLAYS) Australia is switching to digital TV, so you need to get ready. If you're buying a set top box or new TV, there are government labels to help you. SONG: # Oh, oh, oh... # Analogue TVs will have this label, while digital TVs will have these labels. You'll need a set top box to continue watching free-to-air shows

on your analogue TV. To find out how to get ready, visit the website or call:

Nelson Aspen's showbiz report brought to you by 'New Idea', for all the latest celebrity news and more. Nelson Aspen is in Hollywood. Good morning. Lindsay Lohan has spoken publicly about her break-up for the first time. What did she have to say?

Who better for a girl to talk to

about her ex-girlfriend than Ellen

DeGeneres. She went on the show and had a few

had a few words with Ellen

DeGeneres. I am more concerned with

her weight loss but this is what she

had to say about Samantha. We got

it. I will tell you what she said.

She said the break-up, that she

didn't know she was breaking up.

Ellen DeGeneres said it is hard

enough when you are a private

person. Samantha and I are talking.

You are friends? Yes. Break-ups are

hard when you are a private person

but - But when you don't know you

are breaking up. You did not know? I

didn't know what was going on. I

hadn't seen her in like a week. She

just disappeared. Speaking of

break-ups - Mmm. I should be more sympathetic. After the initial announcement, Mel Gibson's divorce has been a quiet one. Apparently even the woman who claims to have had an affair with Mel has been silenced?

We are trying to sort through all

the Oksanas Mel's life. There

the Oksanas Mel's life. There is Oksana Pochepa who claims to be the

Oksana Pochepa who claims to be the bikini-clad woman in the beach

photos. Apparently Mel's team of

photos. Apparently Mel's team of lawyers have been the lid on her.

She wants to talk about it but they

are saying that you can affect how

the settlement goes. She is saying " the settlement goes. She is saying

"It is not fair. As soon as the

divorce is final I can comment.

divorce is final I can comment." And

the other Oksana who claims to be a

model and pianist wants to speak out

too. I am sorry. I feel for him. It

is not a nice thing to go through. I

never knew there were so many

Oksanas. All these Oksanas going " Oksanas. All these Oksanas going

"It's me! It's me!

Oksanas. All these Oksanas going "It's me! It's me!" He couldn't have

three Oksanas on the trot. You think

he goes for ones with the same nail?

I don't know. So he can remember

their name? Just take out Melissas.

Are there any Oksanas here! I am

sorry I took us off the track. I

will see you later, Oksana. That is

not nice. It sounds eastern

not nice. It sounds eastern Europe

even. Let us know if you are an

Oksana. Oki. It is like a surfing

brand. That is good. Could be

something in this. Thought of the

Day from Dawn. The best way to make

your dreams come true is by waking

up. Diane sent in a bunch of doctor,

doctor jokes. Doctor, doctor, I feel

like a curtain. Don't be silly pull

yourself together. Doctor, doctor,

my wife says I smell like a goat.

Really? What about the kids. Doctor,

doctor, I feel like a pack of cards.

I will deal with you later. OK, that

is about enough time. Straight ahead - will the first home owners grant be scrapped on June 30? Plus, Nick D'Arcy cleared to swim again. But is he still motivated? His coach joins us live. And how Aussies here, and overseas, will pay tribute to our troops this Anzac Day.

G'day. I am from sunny East Timor. I

want to say a quick hello to mum and

dad and family back home and be home soon. We'll cross live to Gallipoli and France next on Sunrise.

Eight days after a deadly boat blast and we're only now seeing photos of the asylum seekers?

Coming up - why has it taken so long and when will we get the truth? Also ahead, the tiny cameras that let you spy on people in your home. Plus, Nick D'Arcy's second chance. His coach outlines his future when he joins us live in 15 minutes. And the woman behind the Wiggles. Meet her as this Friday edition of Sunrise continues.

# Reach up for the sunrise... # VOICEOVER: Now back to Sunrise, live across Australia.

We'll catch up with Anthony and Murray plus their mystery guest at 7:50. But right now, it's news time with Nat. Good morning. Two Indonesian men will face court in Perth today accused of people smuggling amid mounting pressure for Jakarta to make the trade illegal there. The pair was flown from Christmas Island detention into the WA capital last night under tight security. They're charged over two boats of asylum seekers

that arrived off the WA north coast earlier this month before the 'Siev 36' boat explosion. The Defence Force has released new photos of the Ashmore Reef blast

but there's still a 20-minute gap. Police and welfare authorities are investigating an organised fight between young children at a Sydney Muslim Association. Two boys were encouraged to hit each other, even after one fell to the ground in a video lasting more than six minutes. Child psychologists say it can do permanent damage.

What it's showing them is that violence is normal, that violence is valid. Not only that, that it's a form of entertainment. Neither of the boys was wearing head protection. The Revesby Muslim Association says it was an isolated incident and it's being targeted by racists who want it shut down. The daughter of a man who died after his car was hit by a lump of concrete says she's not angry at the truck driver involved. 53-year-old Bernie died on the operating table after the slab hit him in the chest, having fallen from the back of a truck at a Sydney intersection. His family has made an emotional plea to the truck driver. (CRIES) I'm sure that maybe you're a father or a mother

and you would want the same

so, please, just come forward. Police are reviewing CCTV footage from the area and say the truck driver might still be completely unaware of what happened. Australians are being urged to help commemorate Anzac Day tomorrow by sending a message of support to our troops serving abroad. More than 3,000 Australian servicemen and women

are stationed in hot spots like Afghanistan, Iraq and East Timor. The Anzac Day message is about dedication, it's about commitment, it's about sacrifice and it's about looking after your mates. You can send your thoughts to our troops either via SMS or through the Telstra website. Telstra is hoping to pass on 10,000 messages over the Anzac weekend.

A musical, based on the life of the late British reality TV star Jade Goody, is in production. The 27-year-old lived most of her adult life in the spotlight and it seems even in death she'll be in the public eye. Well, there's also discussions about a film

so here's all sorts of things going on right now to do with Jade. There's the possibility of a television program, the making of this musical.

Jade Goody lost her battle with cervical cancer last month. In finance news:

Sport now with Beretts. Port Adelaide coach Mark Williams has called on his side to up its intensity in tonight's clash with St Kilda. The Power were highly impressive in accounting for reigning premier Hawthorn last weekend but recent rain in Adelaide

is threatening to turn the match into a mud wrestle.

They played a sensational Gail last week,

week, definitely their best game for

the year. Up against St Kilda

in-form side of the comp and I think

they can take it to them. The conditions are expected to suit the Saints' high-pressure style - that was on display in last week's 83-point demolition of Fremantle. The Broncos are hoping a part-time groundsman will be able to bury the Eels when Round 7 of the NRL kicks off tonight. 26-year-old Palmer Wapau's been branded the best footballer

not to play in the NRL by Cowboys fullback Matt Bowen. He can play five-eighth, second row or prop. I never really thought I'd play this level so, um, yeah, it's big shock to me. Meanwhile, former Eel Brett Finch is set to debut for the Storm

in their clash with the Warriors tomorrow. He's expected to start from the bench. Another electrifying innings from Matthew Hayden

wasn't enough to lift the Chennai Super Kings to victory in the IPL this morning. Hayden plundered a quickfire 57 off just 27 balls but his side went down by 9 runs to the Delhi Daredevils in a high-scoring thriller.

There you go. Haydos hitting them well. In just a tick, Nick D'Arcy's coach talks about his return to swimming. But first Fifi has the weather.

Wintry conditions are on the way

next week for Melbourne, Canberra

and Tassie. Let's look at the and Tassie. Let's look at the forecast. Cool and wet from South Australia, through Victoria to Tasmania and inland New South Wales. A few showers over southern WA. But warm north-westerlies will bring a warm day to north-east New South Wales and southern Queensland.

Fine in Brisbane. Cloud increasing over Sydney. Wet and windy in Melbourne. Adelaide can expect a windy day with a few showers. Mainly fine in Perth.

I will have more weather for you in half

It marks one of the most significant days in our country's history. On the 25th April 1915 Australian and New Zealand soldiers landed at Gallipoli. It began one of our bloodiest campaigns. By the end of World War I, 60,000 Aussie troops had sacrificed their lives for our country. Tomorrow, Australians young and old will pay tribute to our fallen diggers at services here and overseas. That includes at two of the main battlegrounds. Joining us now are reporters Paul Kadak, who's at Gallipoli, and Chris Reason, who's at Villers-Bretonneux, in France. Paul, we'll start with you. Paul, tourist operators over there say they're expecting fewer visitors this year. Is there any evidence of that yet?

Yes, and go morning. It is hard to

imagine that - well, in 24 hours

time I will be surrounded by

thousands of people who will be

waiting for the Dawn Service to

waiting for the Dawn Service to begin. That will be less this year.

There is talk of 7,000, maybe 8,000.

Tour operators are saying that

numbers are down. Normally they

numbers are down. Normally they have

a tour pf about 70 people going

around the battlefield but this year

now 16. There are many reasons for

this. The global financial crisis

being a key one and this may not be

the best time to

the best time to come to Gallipoli.

Some say with the pressures that

this site is under that having fewer

people may not be a bad thing.

people may not be a bad thing. The Western Front is growing in

important each year. What is planned

there? The first thing to note is

they will celebrate the Dawn Service

at dawn. Last year was the first

time they did it. But before that

they commemorated around 10:00, 10:00, 10:

10:00, 10:30. It is very civil

laouzed but not authentic. The

laouzed but not authentic. The service gets into pretty much

familiar territory as we know. As

Paul said s numbers down here as

well. The global financial crisis

has apparently taken a chunk out of

that. The Dawn service

that. The Dawn service and then a

march through Villers-Bretonneux and

then a game of Aussie Rules later. There's been some controversy over plans for a new war cemetery on the Western Front.

They were building the war cemetery

in Fromelles for the diggers that

were recovered.

were recovered. The descendants have

welcomed it but they are not

enthusiastic with the timetable.

They are being told once the remains

are exhumed they will be reburied

again while the DNA tests are

carried out. So they won't know the

identities so it denies the family a funeral. They

funeral. They are disappointed. All

those years to get to this point of

great work and they are finally here

and in this last stretch the

authorities are getting it wrong.

They should slow the process down

until they can confirm the

identities and then they can take

part in fun als - funerals. They will work on

will work on getting that time

schedule changed. Thank you both for

your coverage at two of the

your coverage at two of the hallow places over the weekend. Back home, thousands of people will mark Anzac Day at local services. One that's particularly moving

is held at Currumbin on the Gold Coast. For more, we're joined by RSL president Ron Workman.

Good morning. Ron, the service up there is always beautiful. What's planned for tomorrow?

Good morning, Kochie, Mel, Nat and

Beretts. We will bea semmabling at 4: Beretts. We will bea semmabling at

4:30 and one minute to 5:00 the

piper will herald the xhebsment of

the dawn service. It

the dawn service. It will be a

beautiful day and we will miss you

when you see the sunrise and our

thoughts are with you and I know

your thoughts are with us. It is

always the most beautiful sunrise

that comes up and it is always very

emotional. It will have particular

significance to one Vietnam vet.

Tell us a little about that. Sadly

the young gentleman did pass away in

- he is a navy gentleman in Vietnam

and the family have discreetly

requested that he be put to sea and

we will do that with honour and

dignity at 6:

dignity at 6:04 and our Currumbin

viking crews who have assisted me in

the past in putting our veterans to

rest at sea and they will perform

that with full service tomorrow.

Ron, we will be watching certainly

tomorrow. You enjoy the day as you

always do and congratulations again because you really put

because you really put on a

fantastic service. Good to see you.

Thank you. Thank you, Sunrise. Again

Thank you. Thank you, Sunrise. Again

if it wasn't for you people, the

rest of Australia wouldn't be seeing

what they are seeing.

It is the turn of Weekend Sunrise. And we'll bring you the Service live from Currumbin

on Channel 7 tomorrow from 5am Eastern Standard Time. Threat As we've mentioned, there's mixed news for first homebuyers on the Government's boosted grant. 'The Australian' says they should prepare for a budget blow when the extra grant finishes in June as planned.

But 'The Daily Telegraph' has an exclusive

on how the scheme has survived the budget razor gang.

So should potential buyers crack open the champagne or rush to take advantage of the grant? Let's ask our big guns of politics. Leader of Government Business Anthony Albanese and Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey.

Will it be extended or not? You can't believe

can't believe what is in the papers

with contradictory stories there.

Kochie and Mel and Joe I could have

a private conversation with you on

what is in the budget

what is in the budget. OK. I

couldn't get in trouble. It might

couldn't get in trouble. It might leak out here. We got two months

before the date to come up and to

buy a house is a big thing for young

couples. They want to make a

decision. A lot of people are

worried that they won't buy in time.

Given we got these two stories, can

you tell them? What I can tell them

is the grant is there now. Many

people have taken advantage of it.

It has been a huge success in

stimulating construction. So

stimulating construction. So you are not going to tell us, are you?

Eastbound if I ask you 20 times you

are not going to tell us? I

are not going to tell us? I can't

say what is in the budget? So we

have to wait until the budget? Yes.

This wasn't a budget measure. In the

lead-up to the budget you can't have

speculation on what is in and what

is out. But you are getting it from

everyone else. Of course, the budget

will reflect all economic measures.

But this wasn't a budget measures.

In terms of cost. The budget

indicate what's is happening with

policy such as this. Joe, what do

you reckon? Kevin Rudd said it you reckon? Kevin Rudd said it was going

going to end. Clearly said it was

going to end on June 30th. Now we

see a leak from the Government that

it might continue. Kill the

uncertainty. Don't send contradictory messages. When you

leak, which Governments do, all

Governments have, you leak an

Governments have, you leak an inconsistent lie and then contradict

again. Just leak a consistent line.

As Peter Costello did year after

year after year that he wouldn't

speculate on the budget. It is

unfortunate and difficult and it is

something that Governments should

stick to. If you are a first

homebuyer we did try.

homebuyer we did try. Sorry I can't

be more definitive about that or

other measures. You underestimate

how big a decision it is for a lot

of people. I don't at all. The

budget is only six weeks before it

ends, I reckon that is rough. When

do you - when do you stop and start

speculation about these issues?

Straight away. When you open your mouth and

mouth and said yup or newspaper. It

is there until June 30. That is the

position that is available right now.

and the Defence Force has released new photos of the stricken asylum seeker boat. It's more than a week since an onboard explosion killed five asylum seekers. A photograph of the wooden boat 11 minutes before the blast doesn't shed any light on claims the boatpeople poured petrol on the deck. 20 minutes later,

an Army inflatable boat is plucking survivors out of the water. They're given emergency treatment on board HMAS 'Childers' as their boat burns in the background. Two asylum seekers remain in a critical condition.

Why has it taken eight days to see

these photos? Look, I'm not privy to

why that's occurred. That is

why that's occurred. That is obviously a decision that the

authorities have made. I am not sure

if the photos came from Defence. It

came from Defence. It must have.

That is a decision that Defence has

made. What is important with a

tragic incident such as this where

people have lost their lives is that

we don't have - that is not a

politically partisan attempt by either side

either side to take advantage of it,

that a straight bat is played, that

the facts are found out, known, and

then made public once they are

determined to be true. In the

determined to be true. In the past there has been all sorts of

speculation about these incidents

which has turned out not to be true.

Joe, is it taking too long to get

the facts? As I said last week,

the facts? As I said last week, you

give the Government the benefit of

the doubt when something like that

occurs. The minister for customs has been using is

been using is wait for the coroner's

report. That is bunk. That is like

waiting for the coroner's

waiting for the coroner's report from the bushfires. That is

ridiculous. Basically, lay it all

ridiculous. Basically, lay it all out on the table. The Government

didn't cause the boat to explode.

Everyone knows that. We are all

mature enough to say that. Just tell

Australians what happened. It is not

hard. Just get it out there and put

a condition on it and say "

a condition on it and say "This may

not be 100% of the story. We can not

guarantee it is absolutely right. guarantee it is absolutely right."

Just get it out. Joe,

Just get it out. Joe, you would

acknowledge this is a police

investigation going on. This is a

serious issue that has occurred.

Murders have had police

investigations. It doesn't mean they

are not reported when it occurred.

You have speculation while

investigations are occurring. The

issue is there are no facts out

there. Everyone has landed and all the

the sea men have come to the

mainland. All the refugees are on

the mainland. Photos leak out every

few days. There is nothing

conclusive on the photos. I would

rather be accurate. I understand the

frustration that is there and

everyone would. We would all like to

know. You would like to know the details

details of what happened as well. A

lot of leaking. A lot of issue use.

- a a lot of issues. Speak the

truth! Good to see you. Good to see you. He's narrowly escaped jail time, missed the Olympics and been booted off the Australian swim team. But there's finally some good news for Nick D'Arcy. Swimming Australia has decided he can compete again but only after the world championships in August.

That was the competition D'Arcy qualified for in record time. But he was barred from taking part after Swimming Australia ruled he'd broken its team by-laws. How is Nick feeling now? Let's ask his coach Brian Stehr. Good morning. Brian, what does this decision mean to Nick?

I imagine the answer is

I imagine the answer is going to be

huge relief. How has he taken the

news? This might appear to be an

overnight decision that was made

perhaps in the last 24 hours but in

actual fact it has been going on for

10 days. There has been a lot of

negotiation to and fro. It is not a

surprise to have it. We knew it was

coming. It is encouraging for Nick.

He can make his decisions and if he

chooses to do so continue with his

career and put some closure on the

matter. What do you reckon he should

do? Keep going and put it behind

him? He has so much talent? That is

my advice to Nick and I am pretty

confident that is the way his mind

is working as well. He has so much

more to give the sport. He is still

a young bloke. If he was 28, I am

confident he will move forward and

we will see some really good

performances from Nick in the

future. Does he have motivation in

himself and does he have the support

himself and does he have the support

from his team-mates? It is pretty

obvious that he does. We attended a

2-day training camp with the

Australian team after the trials and

Nick fit in that group quite easily.

He is accepted by a majority, if not

all all of the swimmers. That is not

a problem. It has come to an end and

the young bloke can get on with what

he does best. We appreciate your

time this morning. Thank you. Still ahead this Friday - is Alan Bond welcome to move home to Australia? Plus, the Wiggles are back with a brand-new project!

And later - the Victorian grandmother taxi bosses want off the road. We'll find out why. But right now, some Anzac Day messages from our troops in East Timor.

G'day I am currently deployed

G'day I am currently deployed in East Timor. It is a privilege to

serve my country on Anzac Day. Just

want to say hi to my family at home.

My name is Anthony from Queensland.

I want to say hi to my girlfriend

I want to say hi to my girlfriend and mum and dad and brothers and

sisters. I will be here for Anzac

Day. I want to say hello to my mum

and dad in Brisbane. I am private

serving in East Timor on Anzac Day.

I would like to say a special hello

to my parents and girlfriend Jackie

in Adelaide. I am sending a big

hello from East Timor. Good morning .. A 24-year-old Isabella Plains man will front court today .. after a drugs crackdown on Rebels bikies. Five ACT homes were searched yesterday and drugs and illegal weapons found. Honour for our ANZACs will start

today with six Canberra servicemen to be presented Defence medals. And the Mint's released a new coin titled Australia remembers. We're urged to join thousands at the War Memorial tomorrow. Urgent calls to fix Civic's parking problems. The Property Council wants more parks and more buses. We're urged to buckle up.. and slow down on our roads. Double demerit points are now in force in the ACT for the long weekend.

In sport .. the Raiders will be hard at training today. They need a win against the Bulldogs at homeon Sunday. And the Brumbies have just taken off to Wellington this morning.. ahead of tomorrow's clash with the Hurricanes. More at 11.

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or phone the number on your screen.

You are doing a lovely job there. I

am putting them on display. There

are big AFL games, the Collingwood/

are big AFL games, the

Collingwood/Essendon thing. That is

nothing to the Whittlesea Eagles

taking on the Lower Plenty Bears.

Whittlesea was the staging post.

That is the oval where we saw the

fire trucks parked. The ground got

churned up but the grass is growing.

That is their home ground, the

staging post. Can I show you - how

cool is this? This is the number one

ticket. You are the number one

ticketholder. I am so excited. I

packed a few woolies because it

could be fresh. I am heading down

there today. I am catching up with

some people that we meant at the

time. Remember Jim who ran back in

and talk to him and his family and a

couple other families. Will you be

wearing the guernsey? Of course. The

Lower Plenty Bears won't know what

hit them. Put it on now. I will do

it at the end of the show. Go the

Eagles. It will be a very special

afternoon. I know we got to go to

the news. The Whittlesea secondary

college is playing the Last Post and two children

two children who lost their

grandfathers in the fire are coming

on at the beginning and be the

little mascots. It will be a really

special Anzac Day. That is

special Anzac Day. That is

fantastic. It is news time with Nat. Good morning. The Defence Force has released new photos of the stricken 'Siev 36' eight days after the boat explosion that killed five asylum seekers. A photograph of the wooden boat 11 minutes before the blast doesn't shed any light on claims the boatpeople poured petrol on the deck. 20 minutes later, a Navy boat is plucking survivors out of the water. They're given emergency treatment on board HMAS 'Childers' as their boat burns in the background.

Two asylum seekers remain in a critical condition.

First homebuyers are being left wondering with the Federal Government refusing to confirm whether the boost to the first homebuyers grant will be extended. The $21,000 grant is due to run out in June. One newspaper this morning says it will be extended in next month's Budget. Another says it won't be. Labor Minister Anthony Albanese knows but won't say. What I can tell them is that the grant is there now, and that many people have taken advantage it. It has been a huge success in stimulating jobs and construction.

But Treasurer Wayne Swan is warning taxpayers to brace for bad news, branding the upcoming budget the hardest ever. It will be business as usual for Australian soldiers serving overseas tomorrow but for a ration of beer and a nip of rum in remembrance. About 3,000 diggers are deployed across 12 countries, including Afghanistan, East Timor and the Solomon Islands. The RSL is urging Australians to pay tribute to them too. Anzac Day, in particular, Australians think about the past but they should also think about the present. Our serving men and women are doing a fine job for us overseas. We want to show our support on this important day. Telstra is aiming to send 10,000 messages of support to troops stationed abroad. You can send your well wishes via a text message to 044 SUPPORT. Or go to Telstra's website. Police are hunting a thief after an elderly Perth woman died of a heart attack hours after being robbed. The 76-year-old was home when the bandit struck but didn't realise until she noticed $700 was missing. She collapsed, leaving her husband devastated. He's saying to me "It should be me, it should be me". Quite obvious that the emotional distresses caused by burglaries often outweighs the value of the property stolen.

Police admit the offender can't be charged over the woman's death because she wasn't threatened. In finance news: Now it's over to Beretts with sport and finally, a good news story for Richmond fans. Richmond fans finally have something to smile about with Mark Coughlan set to make a long-awaited return to senior footy. The midfielder's been named for Saturday night's clash with North Melbourne after nearly three years on the sidelines battling a string of knee injuries.

To get the confirmation phone call was just, um... ..it's better than playing my first game, really. St Kilda will be out to maintain its unbeaten start to the year when Round 5 kicks off tonight in Adelaide. The Saints are up against the in-form Port Adeliade. The Broncos are worried that weeks of on- and off-field upheaval will galvanise Parramatta in their Round 7 NRL clash at Suncorp Stadium tonight. The Eels have copped plenty of criticism for their poor form in recent weeks but the Broncos are expecting a torrid encounter.

Parramatta copped it from anyone.

Everyone loves them, everyone hates

them

them has had a go at them. It

solidifies your commitment solidifies your commitment to each

other and they want to prove everyone wrong. In tonight's other Round 7 clash, the bottom-of-the-table Sharks take on South Sydney at ANZ Stadium. Shane Warne's Rajasthan Royals have won a nail-biter in the IPL this morning. Their match with the Kolkata Knight Riders finished in a tie and was decided by a super over. That's where both sides face an over each and the team that scores the most runs wins. Two monstrous sixes from Yousuf Pathan secured victory for the Royals in the super over,

giving Warnie's side its first win of the tournament.

The two big Anzac Day clashes

tomorrow in the AFL and NRL the

Dragons and the roost erz at 3pm and

at the MCG it starts at 2:

at the MCG it starts at 2:20 but at

12:00 the band starts off. They do

it really well. Today's weather with

Fifi. Above average temps to northern New South Wales and

Queensland as we look at today's forecast. Fine and 28 degrees in Brisbane. A warm weekend on the way, up to 31 on both days. Cloud increasing over Sydney and 23. A few showers tomorrow for Anzac Day but mainly fine on Sunday. Wet and windy in Melbourne with a top of 19 degrees. A few showers tomorrow and cool on Sunday. Adelaide can expect a windy day with a few showers. Up to 18 degrees. The wet weather should continue into next week. Mainly fine and 22 in Perth. Some showers possible for Anzac Day ahead of a dry and warm Sunday. Rain developing this afternoon over Canberra. And a little rain later for Hobart with a top of 20 degrees. Hot and dry in Darwin.

I will have more weather for you in

half an hour. With all that

lighting, you should break into

song. Just dance maybe, not sing.

The reason why Fifi is bright-eyed

and bushy tailed because she didn't

go on her blind date so she was

tucked up early. Maybe she did and

just telling us that so we don't

interrogate her. She is doing the old "

old "No, I didn't go. He cancelled"

line. I would never do that to you,

Mel. It has been rescheduled, ladies

and gentlemen. As if you didn't have

spy cameras on me all afternoon. I

told Kochie he couldn't do that. I

know you rescheduled. Let us know

how it goes. We will bother you every day until then. Still to come - what you need to know before you install a hidden camera in your home.

Or on your friend's date. Go to the

expert. I want to know if it is legal. Plus, in 10 minutes, the Wiggles join us live! But next - do we want Alan Bond to move home to Australia permanently? We'll be back with more of Sunrise after the break. Look at this place - it's quiet, relaxing and good for the body and soul.

The fact that we get treated like princesses... By Sven here. ..that's the real plus. It's a bit like this Plus Antioxidant Lift. Hmm? Well, it's got these sweet blueberries and tangy cranberries. It does. It's also rich in antioxidants. Ah, antioxidants. That's the real plus. Mm-hm. Not Sven? (BOTH LAUGH) Uncle Tobys Plus. Draw the blinds, please. Take a look at this. MAN: Specsavers are explaining their prices openly. First, pick a frame, add lenses, then add extras. Note how Pentax lenses are included. And they're selling complete glasses at $59. We're not here to applaud them, Jones. Where did yo