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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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RSL hosting essay competition

WELL DONE: Previous essay competition winner Colbie Cameron with former RSL Sub-branch president Kevin Jones OAM.

Question asks why is Anzac Day important?

Rebels real-life warrior on the mend after surgery

AT LEFT: South Grafton Rebels captain Grant Stevens runs into a Matt Cheeseman tackle against the Coffs Harbour Comets during the 2017 Group 2 season. ABOVE: Stevens knee after the successful surgery this week.

After putting up with pain for years, Stevens forced into surgery.

Scholarship places student on diet path

Zari Cansdell receives the Frank Glasson Memorial Scholarship plaque by Don Philbrook from the Grafton Midday Rotary Club.

Scholarship helps pave the way to Cansdell's university dream

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Mystery over ‘home birth’ death

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Create a jungle vibe with this striking indoor plant

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Add a tropical feel to your home with this easy-care plant.

Bathurst 12-hour: the other great race at Mount Panorama

Spectacular backdrop: Mount Panorama will be open for business again soon. Pic: Supplied.

Get set for some exciting production car racing.

Local couple share what makes a marriage last for 50 years

LIFE WITH LAUGHTER: Carol and Allan Pease look back. Carol said "I was always in love with him”.

Carol and Allan Pease celebrated with family.

Big question about Ardern's pregnancy

 In this Oct. 26, 2017, file photo, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, center left, embraces her partner Clarke Gayford after speaking to well-wishers in front of the parliament in Wellington, New Zealand. Ardern announced on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 that she expecting her first child in June. AP Photo/Nick Perry.

This is a both a significant moment in history, and a mundane one.

Facebook ‘birth’ post: ‘Disturbing and creepy’

A Denver woman created a hilarious 'birth' photoshoot to announce the arrival of her new kitten. (Elizabeth Woods-Darby) Celebrating Beloved Cats Everywhere. Credit - Various via Storyful

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