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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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Ipswich ring of confidence helping kids thrive

The focused young competitors at Corporate Box Ipswich have enjoyed a successful year. Manager Dean Wood is pictured at the front with one of the big improvers Tyrone Muller.

Youngsters improving all aspects of their life at gym

Jealous former lover loses appeal for shooting new beau

Shooting victim Marko Marjanovic being taken to hospital after an incident at his mother's home in Cedarwood Court, Robina on November 26, 2011.

He said he used bird shot to frighten, not kill, his victim

Christmas likes for Mia and Sophie

Mia and Sophie enjoying the spirit of Christmas!

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Ice cream parlour taste test, sneak peak on today

Ben Ungermann at the site of his new icecream business at 88 Limestone.

Ungermann brothers sampling of new flavours in exclusive pop-up

Nasa finds solar system with another eight planets

This illustration made available by NASA shows a comparison of the planets in the solar system and those orbiting the star Kepler-90.

A computer was trained to look through the data

Simple hack to stop weight gain

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Christmas stress? Try it with six kids under 11

Author and actor Madeleine West. Picture: Nicole Cleary

She has six children aged 11, 9, 7, 5 and 3-year-old twins.

Dog dies with walker: 'I think I left your dog in my car'

Police have issued a devastating reminder to never, ever leave your dog in a hot car.

“I’m really sorry, I think I left your dog in my car”.

How to score $7 movie tickets

MasterCard's 'Millennials Demystified' UNSW experiment.

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