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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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"If only Dolly knew what I know now"

Fraser Coast Chronicle journalist Inge Hansen suffered from cystic acne in her early teens and was bullied as a result.

I asked myself "why is this still happening?"

African drummer Koffie brings culture to Hervey Bay

Koffie Fugah will share the history of his culture during the weekend workshop and wants everyone in Hervey Bay to come and experience the power of West African traditional dancing and drumming.

'When I'm drumming I feel connected to my roots and my ancestors.'

What you think about truck driver behaviour on our roads

The truckie was trying to secure his load when he was injured. Picture: Theo Fakos

They are the reason I can no longer drive on the highways

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Woman’s brutally honest bathroom experience

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Mum says ‘stick it’ to book lists

Single mum says generic brand does the same job

PARENTS have been told to ‘stick the guilt’ instead of breaking the budget.

Heartbreaking letter to dying wife

Laura was first diagnosed in 2013 after initially being dismissed by doctors. Picture: Laura Vickery

“It is with a heavy heart that I have to write this."

Bake Off's back for more layer cakes and one liners

Great Australian Bake Off hosts Mel Buttle and Claire Hooper.

MEL Buttle and Claire Hooper talk sneaky tastes and hot cross puns.

Choices you make when the Rolls isn’t posh enough

The Rolls-Royce "Dawn in Fuxia" paintwork is unique. Picture: Supplied

It appears no one wants a 'standard' Rolls.

Mums advice to kids and parents after being bullied herself

BALANCING ACT: Sara Drew has tips for parents on bullying.

The mum also pre-warns her kids about the potential dangers.

People love $1.80 Bunnings hack

When mum Gina saw the tip shared online, she sent her husband to Bunnings and said goodbye to kitchen clutter forever.

“The kitchen looks so uncluttered..."