ANZAC DAY COVERAGE

22 Apr 2005, 10:46:56 AM

FRIDAY, APRIL 22

8.30pm A SPECIAL PRESENTATION: ANZACS – PART 1

Following the lives of a dozen Australian soldiers who served in the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during World War 1 which follows them from the 1915 battle of Gallipoli, to the brutal trenches of France during the 1916 Somme battles, the 1917 Arias and Vimy Ridge battles to the final 1918 German offensives and the final victory drive as well as the hardships, mid-adventures and the casualties of friends encountered at each one.

SATURDAY, APRIL 23

8.30pm A SPECIAL PRESENTATION: ANZACS – PART 2

SUNDAY, APRIL 24

8.00am WEEKEND SUNRISE

Co-host CHRIS REASON reports from Anzac Cove on the eve of the 90th Anniversary of Gallipoli. GENERAL PETER COSGROVE is also a guest on the program.

8.30pm A SPECIAL PRESENTATION: ANZACS – PART 3 (Final)

MONDAY, APRIL 25

4.30am SUNRISE SPECIAL – ANZAC DAY

Sunrise marks the 90th Anniversary of Gallipoli with a broadcast from Sydney's dawn service at the Martin Place cenotaph. The program will then cross to the dawn service on the Gold Coast – coverage of both services will be uninterrupted.

(Sunrise starts at 6am)

10.30am SEVEN NEWS SPECIAL – GALLIPOI DAWN SERVICE **LIVE**

CHRIS REASON reports from Anzac Cove.

6.00pm SEVEN NIGHTLY NEWS

Rick Ardon and Susannah Carr report Anzac Day Highlights.

7.30pm THE GREAT OUTDOORS

ANDREW DADDO visits the Gallipoli Peninsula to commemorate the 90th Anniversary of the battle between the Allied troops and the Turkish forces during World War 1. Andrew visits Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Memorial, the trenches and Kabatepe Museum to see why this battlefield has become such an important part of Australian history.