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A mounted soldier in khaki and a slouch hat.
A mounted soldier in khaki and a slouch hat. Courtesy of the National Library

A MOUNTED soldier, resplendent in fresh and clean khaki complete with slouch hat and the rising sun on his lapels, cooees for reinforcements.

The image, courtesy of the National Library of Australia, remains a powerful piece of war propaganda.

It was a call for the young men still on Australian shores to join their countrymen in Gallipoli.

In tomorrow's Warwick Daily News, the Weekend magazine takes a closer look at the uniforms of First World War soldiers and how the khaki and slouch hat became legendary.

Weekend also follows in the footsteps of the fallen to Gallipoli and, in travel, to the Kokoda Track. And a golden syrup slice, and cheesecake, in easy eating takes inspiration from the Anzac biscuit.

This delicious slice uses the same ingredients as the popular Anzac biscuit.
This delicious slice uses the same ingredients as the popular Anzac biscuit. 123rf

Weekend also chats to an Afghan refugee who went from fleeing the Taliban to studying her PhD in Brisbane, and our Stay At Home Mum works out how to make a buck quickly.

All this, and more, is in the Weekend magazine.

It's been 18 years since Samira Nazar and her family fled Afghanistan but the memories of the Taliban's oppressive misogynistic brutality are still strong for the 29-year-old business expert.
It's been 18 years since Samira Nazar and her family fled Afghanistan but the memories of the Taliban's oppressive misogynistic brutality are still strong for the 29-year-old business expert. Sherele Moody

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Take a magical garden tour around Gympie region

INSPIRING: No matter what kind of gardener you are, there'll be inspiration galore in three Gympie region gardens which are being opened on Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7, in conjunction with the annual Gympie Garden Expo at the showgrounds.

Inspirational gardens open to the public

Drought and depression: student film driven by sad fact

STORY: Bronwyn Bernardin has experienced the devastation of drought first hand.

Student fundraising for film of drought and depression.

Gympie earns the thanks of Lyme disease sufferer

FIGHT FOR LIFE: Lyme disease sufferer Naomi Robinson with her brother Jye Robinson.

Our region earns a heartfelt thank you

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Debut song from former Gympie singer 'Unearthed' by Triple J

JUST like the title of her debut song, former Gympie woman Kaitlin Laughton will begin again, this time as a singer/songwriter.

Sam Thaiday stars in Broncos’ carpool karaoke

Sam Thaiday makes people laugh

Drought and depression: student film driven by sad fact

STORY: Bronwyn Bernardin has experienced the devastation of drought first hand.

Student fundraising for film of drought and depression.

What's on the small screen this week

My Kitchen Rule's mother and daughter contestants Valerie and Courtney.

MY KITCHEN Rules grand finalists face off and Love Child returns.

The future of the Gympie Show rests in your hands

WE WANT YOU: The team working at the Gympie District Show. Sandy Lashford, Sharon Dunn, Donna Dodson, Bec Cook and Lisa Robinson.

Excitement is building, but there are fears on the horizon

Anthony LaPaglia steps out with new fiancee

Anthony LaPaglia.

Actor Anthony LaPaglia engaged to much younger girlfiend

Ronan Keating a dad for fourth time

Ronan Keating and Storm Keating.

Bouncing baby boy for Boyzone star

Bishops to sell Mary Valley family home of 60 years

FOR SALE: Shane and Sandra Bishop outside their Mary Valley property Craigleigh.

Gympie cattle stalwarts set to move to central Queensland.

Falling rents could spell doom for housing prices

What if I told you housing in Australia was getting cheaper?

Couple gets rich renovating run-down city homes

RENO RADICALS: Baden and Nelson Marino-Hall have turned three Toowoomba homes around for profit, saying the Garden City was a haven for renovators like themselves.

The couple has already turned around three homes

Townhouse pitch raises questions over 'high density'

BIG PLANS: Residents have a chance to offer their opinion on plans to build 42 townhouses at Raceview.

Developer plans 42 townhouses for Ipswich suburb

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