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Lucy Cormack 2:28 PM It was a sea of swags, beanies and soggy ugg boots, as attendees of Camp Gallipoli woke to a moving Dawn Service in Sydney's Moore Park on Saturday morning.
2:06 PM Surfer flown to city hospital in a critical condition
Matthew Raggatt 1:42 PM Large crowds have lined the Australian War Memorial grounds ahead of the national ceremony and veterans' marches.
Konrad Marshall 12:11 PM More than 80,000 have braved wet and cold conditions to attend the dawn service at the Shrine of Remembrance to commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli landing.
Damien Murphy 11:41 AM They stood eight-deep in parts of George Street as some 22,000 veterans, servicemen and women and their families marched from Martin Place to Hyde Park on the Anzac Day centenary.
Pallavi Singhal 10:52 AM The Anzac Day dawn service at Martin Place was interrupted "at least five times", including during the minute silence, by music coming from George Street nightclub Ivy, a number of attendees at the service say.
Damien Murphy 10:51 AM A record 30,000 crowd gathered in Sydney's darkened CBD for the Anzac Day dawn service as organisers remembered it as the largest gathering since the days after World War II.
Fergus Hunter 10:35 AM Peter Mullaly, 28, describes himself as the "classic example of a younger generation of veterans", struggling with the potentially debilitating effects of military service.
Ruth Pollard 10:29 AM Thousands of visitors are streaming into Anzac Cove to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the allied invasion of the Gallipoli Peninsula in which so many young men lost their lives.
Ben Westcott 8:57 AM More than 100,000 people stood in silence at Anzac Parade in the dark, for the Canberra Dawn Service.
Liam Mannix 7:51 AM At 6.25, just as the wreath to remember the fallen was laid at Camp Gallipoli: first birdsong.
Peter FitzSimons 6:57 AM With the help of five researchers, variously in London, Istanbul, Auckland, Sydney and Canberra, the Herald's Peter FitzSimons trawled diaries, letters and cables in archives around the world, to try to get to the heart of the Gallipoli story. This is the single thing that stunned him most . . .
Ruth Pollard 6:40 AM The rocky shores of the Gallipoli peninsula mark the final resting place for some of these men, their haunting portraits returned for just a moment to the cove where so many met their fate.
Nick Miller 1:53 AM A British teenager has been charged with inciting terrorism after allegedly encouraging another person to behead an Australian.
Tony Wright 1:29 AM It was always a small place, this bit of a beach that has captured imaginations on the other side of the world for a century, and it has become ever more diminutive as the years have crept on.
Lucy Cormack 1:29 AM Everything a World War One light horse trooper needed to survive was carried by him and his horse, a lesson literally learnt by more than 25 indigenous students in the Northern Territory this week.
Amy Corderoy 12:16 AM Everyone agrees we need to do more to care for people at risk from suicide, the problem is what.
Amy Corderoy 12:15 AM A mental health program described as 'one of the most innovative services ever funded' by the federal government is under threat after years of funding freezes.
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Jewel Topsfield, Tom Allard 12:09 AM One of the Bali nine sentenced to life imprisonment over the foiled attempt to smuggle heroin into Australia says he is "speechless" about the imminent deaths of co-conspirators Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
Amanda Phelan 12:00 AM Wireless telegraphists worked round the clock in wartime, their expertise and essential service leading the way for women to join the Royal Australia Navy.
Amanda Phelan 12:00 AM Compulsory cadet training at all schools meant Australia had a ready-made army when World War I began.
Annabelle Beale 12:00 AM From around the border of the Alpine National Park in north-east Victoria, a group of stockmen and woman will mount up and pay tribute to the tens of thousands of horses shipped overseas to serve in war.
Tim Barlass 11:51 PM Standing on the flight deck of HMAS Anzac as it steams towards the Gallipoli peninsula for tomorrow's centenary of the landings, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has told its crew they were "standing in the shadow of great events".
Julie Power 11:12 PM NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli has agreed to hold an urgent meeting with teachers to discuss the ongoing crisis at Walgett's only high school.
Noel Towell 11:30 PM You won't clip our wings, Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment Bob Baldwin warns restless forecasters.
Alice Dempster 10:09 PM With swags, blankets and beanies in tow, thousands of people packed Melbourne Showgrounds for an Anzac eve under the stars.