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(generated from captions) We've had front-row seats to this today. Usually, the Anzac Day march is along George Street. Because of major works there, it's come up to Elizabeth Street and Martin Place. It's terrific to see all the kids waving the flags.The crowd has not thinned.Wonderful sentiment, as always, for Anzac Day.Tomorrow on the show, we'll talk to Madeleine West, who is a mum of six, has written a book, and is a former TV star. And Lior.We look forward to your company right after Sunrise. Enjoy your day. Good luck

This program is live captioned
by Ericsson Access Services. This morning -
a Sydney teenager charged over an alleged plan
to attack Anzac Day commemorations. Australians honour the spirit
of the Anzacs at dawn services. (LAST POST PLAYS)

And marches in full swing
across the country.

VOICEOVER: This is Seven News
with Ann Sanders.

Good morning. A 16-year-old has been remanded
in custody after he was charged
over an alleged terror plot to coincide with Anzac Day. Police will claim the teenager
tried to obtain a firearm to carry out his plan. Ashlee Mullany has the details.

The case was heard briefly at the
Parramatta Children's Court today but the boy did not appear
or make an application for bail. The 16-year-old was arrested at
his Auburn home yesterday afternoon by counter-terrorism officers. Police say he was in the advanced
stages of planning an attack at an Anzac Day event in Sydney. Police believe
the boy was acting alone. He was charged overnight with one count of preparing
or planning a terror attack. Security has been stepped up
at Anzac Day commemorations across Sydney and police are urging the community
to continue with their plans. At this stage we are saying go out
and enjoy this sacred day. Do not let an event like this
stop you from going out and taking part in what is a most important
commemorative day for us. Clearly disturbing. But at the same time
there is a sense of resilience that comes to all of us. Every single one of us want
to come out and commemorate those who went before us. Police say they're disturbed
by the boy's young age, describing the radicalisation of
youth as an ongoing problem. The case is will return
to the children's court tomorrow. Thousands have braved cold and wet
conditions across the country to commemorate the 101st anniversary
of the Gallipoli landing and the 100th anniversary
of the first Anzac Day. Dawn services honoured our fallen
heroes and those still serving. (LAST POST PLAYS)

A sombre service
at the Cenotaph, in Martin Place on the centenary
of Sydney's first Anzac Day march. (DRUMS PLAY)

Thousands gathered in darkness
to pay their respects to the fallen, their memories still
very much alive. The Anzacs live on. They live on us in this service. It's 101 years since Australian and New Zealand
soldiers landed at Gallipoli. Stories from their diaries
were read to a new generation. "Artillery shells were bursting
everywhere "and you could see machineguns
knocking bits off the trees "and sparking against the wire." "When men looked over the top, "they saw no-man's land leaping up
everywhere in showers of dust." In Canberra, pictures
of ex-servicemen and women were projected onto the War Memorial as letters were read out
from those who never made it home. "Kiss little Gwen
and our new baby." "I have seen so much suffering
and sorrow here "that more than ever
I have realised the tragedy of war." For me on a personal note it's about remembering my close
friends who I lost in Afghanistan. Certainly makes mornings like this
very sombre. But it's one of those times when we
must reflect and we must remember. From the Shrine of Remembrance
in Melbourne to Adelaide Showground -
people young and old turned out. Some slept outside
in a unique tribute warmed by the Eternal Flame. It was a wet morning at Currumbin
on the Gold Coast but massive crowds braved the rain. Dozens laying wreaths
before the sun rose. WOMAN: (SINGS)
# Of beauty rich and rare. # Numbers were down in Perth but tens
of thousands still gathered at the state war memorial
in Kings Park. On a clear morning in Hobart,
the focus was on younger Australians honouring loved ones who sacrificed
so much. Uncle Bill served in the Boer War, which was the very first war
he served in. He served at Anzac Cove
in World War I and he also served in World War II. Overseas, security is tight ahead
of commemorations in Gallipoli. The crowds are expected
to be smaller too in Villers-Bretonneux, in France. Those services due
to get underway later today.

Sydney's Anzac Day parade
is underway with thousands of people
lining the streets to pay their respects
to our veterans. Jessica Dietrich
is on Elizabeth Street. Jess, is it all running smoothly?

So far, so good, Ann. There were some concerns about the change of route this year, but it's all running like clockwork at the moment. You couldn't ask for a more stunning day - the sun is shining, we have a fantastic crowd here cheering and waving flags as this huge procession takes place. We've got up to 20,000 serving and ex-service personnel participating in today's march. That includes some of the country's oldest war veterans, as well as relatives of men and women who have fought in wars that have since passed. We've seen great-grandchildren marching in their places and wearing their medals with pride. We've had fighter jets flying overhead, dozens of military and school bands playing - it's just a fantastic day here. The 100th year that the people of NSW have come to the city to mark this occasion for our Anzacs. This is going to continue for the next hour or so, and then this crowd is likely to disperse and fill our RSL clubs and pubs for a good old game of two-up this afternoon. Ann.Looks like a wonderful day. Thank you very much, Jess.

Vietnam veterans led the parade in
Melbourne today, for the first time. They marched with their
South Vietnamese counterparts as crowds lined St Kilda Road. This year is the 50th anniversary
of the Battle of Long Tan. In Brisbane, the procession was headed by serving
members of the RAAF. 95-year-old World War II veteran
Sidney Turvey was also at the head of the march
through the city streets to the Shrine of Remembrance.

The national Anzac Day parade
and ceremony is about to wrap up in Canberra. More than 55,000 people
are attending, showing the spirit
of mateship remains strong. Amelia Brace has more.

Ann, the parade ground out the front
of the Australian War Memorial was a scene of pomp and ceremony as thousands watch on for
the annual national Anzac Day march. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten are among them. Earlier, 55,000 people braved
a cold start for the dawn service. War Memorial director
Dr Brendan Nelson says it's a clear sign the spirit
of the Anzac is strong. In our midst are men and women
who've served our country in recent and not-so-recent
conflicts who are suffering, who are affected
by what they've done and it means so much to them
to see people just turn out and show their respects. Many people are now heading
to their local RSL but some are sticking around to take
a look around the war memorial, particularly
the Shrine of Remembrance and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Security has been ramped up for
the Anzac Day service at Gallipoli but numbers there are expected
to be down on last year's centenary
commemorations. Rob Ovadia joins us from Anzac Cove and Chris Reason
is in Villers-Bretonneux. Good morning to you both. Rob, first to you, has there been a specific threat
to the service there?

Ann, good morning. There hasn't been a specific threat to this service. However, we have been reporting in the past couple of days from a very, very good source here that Turkish intelligence agencies have received several pieces of information suggesting that Islamic State sympathisers and supporters might be planning to attack interests on the Gallipoli Peninsula. Obviously this would be the biggest interest of all. But the security here has really been a stranglehold - it's just started to ramp up only in the past half-hour or so. In fact, we're lucky to make it to air right now. We're about to be kicked out of this specific area because the VIPs are about to arrive for the dawn service, which gets under way in about an hour or so. As I said, the security is extraordinary - even down on the beach, you have soldiers down there for a possible approach from the sea. There have been X-ray machines, people have been frisked - it really is an amazing operation, and that has given everybody here a good sense of safety.Makes me feel very safe. Very thorough and, yeah, I'm happy with it.Any security concerns at all?Um, no. Of course not. You can't worry about that. Wouldn't go anywhere, otherwise.A very important day for all Australians. I think it's something that all Australians should do.It's very special and unique, and I feel a buzz of excitement. Everyone else is here doing the same thing, so it's good.Robert Ovadia with the latest from Gallipoli. Chris Reason, the same security issues are affecting commemorations in Villers-Bretonneux. The service begins there in a couple of hours. How's attendance looking?Yeah, look, Ann, the organisers are saying that they think attendance will be far lower than it has been in recent years. In fact, this year, half of what it was last year. So 3,000 people - 6,500 last year. We're watching a steady stream of people approach now and coming into the Villers-Bretonneux cemetery. You can hear behind me the choir and the band in full swing as they're providing pre-service entertainment. But they're walking into a very different situation this year, Ann. I've been here 5-6 times, and this is the first time we've seen the security level ramped up the way it is right now. Right down the front of this cemetery, rather than the usual or traditional way of walking into this beautiful place with the stone buildings at the front, now people have to walk through this quickly erected tent situation which six X-ray machines, 11 body scanners, and having to be completely going through airport-style security before getting inside here. There are police everywhere - about 200 of them with dogs, with bomb squads, police armed with infra-red binoculars looking out over the fields around here. As I say, 3,000 people around here - those people are very excited, they've come a long way, and they're determined not to be intimidated by the threats of terrorism which have hung or lingered over this ceremony in these last few weeks. They're determined to pay their respects. Ann.Chris Reason, Robert Ovadia, thank you both very much. We'll speak with you again later in the day.

More than 300 Australian
and 100 New Zealand troops are spending Anzac Day at Camp Taji,
in Iraq. They are training Iraqi forces
to fight Islamic State. This task group
is an Anzac task group - it's full of Australians
and New Zealanders and we're overseas
serving operations on the 101st anniversary
of Anzac Day. A special memorial has been built to mark the first Anzac Day
at the base. Next in Seven News - a killer on the run after
a mother was found dead in Sydney. And 60 Minutes admits
mistakes were made in the botched Lebanon
kidnapping saga. And royalty backs
a new mental health campaign.

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A man is on the run after his former partner
was found bashed to death in her home south of Sydney. Her teenage son was also injured
in the attack. Neighbours in the small community
are devastated. Ashlea Brown reports. Forensic investigators spent
the night at the murder scene here as police stepped up their search
for the victim's partner. The police helicopter is involved in today's search
for 51-year-old Stephen Boyd. It's been scouring
the royal national park after he fled the Bundeena home
yesterday afternoon. Neighbours called triple zero
after hearing loud screams. Police arrived and discovered
the body of Tina Kontozis - it's believed she was beaten
to death with a cricket bat. Her 17-year-old son was also hurt
in the attack. He was taken to St George Hospital suffering from a cut to the back
of his head and arm injuries. Police are looking
for Stephen Boyd's car which is described as
a silver Commodore with registration plates BZ 53 ZO.

Anyone who spots the car
should contact Crime Stoppers. Neighbours say Tina -
a local childcare worker - will be greatly missed. Tina was a wonderful neighbour. She was a beautiful person. She had a beautiful sprit. Um, she was gentle, kind. Locals have left flowers
at the scene to pay tribute
to the local mother. Bundeena residents they'll rally
behind Tina's teenage son and do everything they can to support him
through this tragic time. Police are investigating whether a tomahawk attack
in Melbourne's north-east was a case of mistaken identity. A 20-year-old suffered head injuries when he was assaulted by two men
and a woman at Heidelberg West last night. Witnesses say
he was covered in blood. Just at a mate's house and this guy's come running
over screaming, "Help, "he'd just got tomahawked
to the head." The trio escaped in a maroon sedan. The victim is in a stable condition. Channel 9 admits it 'made mistakes'
in the botched kidnapping attempt that put a 60 Minutes crew and
Brisbane mother Sally Faulkner in a Beirut jail. Ms Faulkner has been reunited
with family in Australia but the network has described its
role in the story as a 'failure'. Because ultimately
she's lost everything. You know, she's lost her babies I had to try.
You had to try. We understand -
we wanted you to try. Reporter Tara Brown maintains they were just journalists reporting
on a story about a desperate mum. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
and Prince Harry have appeared in a new advertising
campaign, raising awarness
of mental health challenges. The royal trio posed in blue
headbands for Heads Together, to support London Marathon runners.

We can all play our part by talking
and listening to each other and helping each other find support.

Let's get our heads together
and change the conversation on mental health. We can do a serious one. A serious one.

This is the biggest project William,
Kate and Harry have done together. Next in Seven News - the Demons heap more misery
on struggling Richmond. Paul Gallen states his case
for a Kangaroos recall. And the Wanderers pull off one of Australian football's
greatest fightbacks to reach the A-League grand final.

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Over 80,000 fans
are set to pack the MCG for this afternoon's Anzac
Day blockbuster between Collingwood and Essendon. Richmond slumped to
its fourth straight loss last night, going down to the Demons
by 33 points. Defender Alex Rance
was reported for striking, while star forward Jack Riewoldt
injured his ankle.

The guys will rally as a group. We win together and we lose together so um, we need to fix that, and looking forward to playing
the Power on Saturday night. Fremantle is in just as much pain. Brownlow medallist Nat Fyfe injured
his leg in the loss to Carlton, which leaves the last-placed Dockers
as the only club yet to win a game this season. It's a huge Anzac Day of NRL action with the Knights up against the
Sea Eagles, the Roosters tackling the Dragons and the Storm hosting the Warriors
tonight. Meanwhile, Sharks veteran Paul
Gallen is hoping he has done enough to earn a recall
to the Kangaroos team for next week's Anzac Test
against New Zealand in Newcastle.

It's a goal of mine
to get my test jumper back. You know, I've made it my own for the best part of eight years,
I suppose, and always cherished
playing for Australia. Gallen made 43 tackles
and ran for 246 metres in yesterday's two-point victory
over the Panthers at Shark Park.

The Wanderers believe they are primed to capture their
maiden A-League title in Sunday's Grand Final
against Adelaide. Western Sydney pulled
off a semi-final escape act at Pirtek Stadium, coming from 3-0 down to defeat
Brisbane in a 9-goal classic. Romayo Castelen netted a hat-trick before Dario Vidosich clinched an
unforgettable victory in extra-time.

COMMENTATOR: And Vidosic! 5-4! Utter madness! You could see the confidence grow,
the belief and they know that physically
and mentally they can handle any challenge. In the Premier League, Leicester City continued its charge
towards glory. The Foxes thrashed Swansea 4-0 to move eight points clear
on the ladder. And Mile Jedinak will become
the first Aussie to captain a team
in the FA Cup final after Crystal Palace won its semi
against Watford 2-1. Palace will play Manchester United
in next month's final. Rafael Nadal has claimed
his 49th clay court title, equalling the record of
Argentine great Guillermo Vilas. The Spaniard easily accounted
for Kei Nishikori in the Barcelona Open final, winning in straight-sets. After a long slump, Nadal is starting
to look more like the player that won 14 Grand Slam titles. The world number five will chase an
unprecedented 10th French Open crown in Paris next month. Many of the world's most respected
big wave surfers have been honoured in California at the World Surf League's
Big Wave Awards. 43-year-old legend Shane Dorian took out the coveted Ride
of the Year award for his effort at the fearsome
Jaws break in Hawaii. Niccolo Porchella won
Wipeout of the Year for his bone-jarring spill
at Teahupo'o in Tahiti. Next in Seven's Morning news - the national weather forecast
with David Brown.

I don't know if you can say
what a normal family is. So, you see, it's basically
the same as the house. Kind of, dads that aren't into
rooves so much. We brought it down,
we've reduced it. Like a big dolls' house.
Not like a dolls house!

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Let's get a check
of the weather forecast now with Seven News meteorologist
David Brown. How's it looking, Brownie? Good morning, Ann. The weather has turned it on
for most of the country this Anzac Day. That said,
Perth is facing a wet day with frequent showers
and the odd thunderstorm sweeping in from the west. Let's go to our Weather Wall - in Adelaide, the sky is clear
and heading for 28 degrees. Melbourne is looking good,
top of 24. In Sydney, it's a stunner
and on the way to 23. Warmer in the west. And in Brisbane,
a shower or two and 27. High pressure is responsible
for fine weather across most of the country today. That said, this moist south-easterly
is fuelling a few coastal showers. Tomorrow, a surge of cold air
is lining up southern WA as a strong front
rips across the region. In contrast, warm and dry northerlies will stream
across South Australia and the south-east corner. Adelaide,
sunny, Melbourne,
sunny, Sydney,
more sunshine, Brisbane,
a shower or two.

There's more details coming your way at 4:00, Ann.

And that's Seven News to now. We'll keep you up to date
throughout the day. I'm Ann Sanders.
Thanks for your company. Goodbye. Live captions by Ericsson Access
Services.

MAN: This is the kitchen, laundry,
dining room, living room, and linen cupboard. (GASPS) It's not the ideal place
for a family. We all share the same bed. (SNORING) VOICEOVER: There's hardly
room to swing a cat, let alone this. Oh, my gosh!

MAN: Pretty much a horse. I can see the whole
family getting on it and just riding it
down to the shops. She's a hairdresser,
he's a plumber. They're married with two kids
and struggling. Something special for the girls.
That's all I want.

In a: The only way to go...is up.

Well, guys, I think we've really
blown the roof off this place. (LAUGHTER) Get ready for the greatest reveal
ever seen on Australian television. I'm already gonna cry. (WEEPS, LAUGHS)

Let's go see. Yeah.

Oh! Oh, man, that is unbelievable. I cannot believe this is our house. Whoa!
Oh, my God! You've both got your own bedrooms.
Come in here! What they've given us has just
changed our lives forever. Hey? (LAUGHS)

Ooh.

Just wait till you see House Rules,
on Seven.