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New technology is the future In conversation with our very modern mayor, Gillian Aldridge, she told me how excited she was with the cover and feature story on Smart Homes in last month’s issue. As part of her job, Gillian travels a lot so she got in touch with the Light Factory and asked them to perform their magic automation on her home. Now, she too has a Smart Home in Mawson Lakes, and armed with a smart phone she can manage her household from anywhere in the world. She can see who is knocking on her door and let them in or not, activate or deactivate her appliances, and if her garden needs a drink turn on the sprinklers from a hotel room in Tokyo. "Amazing, so easy and so affordable," she said with delight. In this issue I look at another technology coming to Mawson Lakes - the nbn - and answer questions to help you get the service you need. Why do some homes and businesses in Mawson Lakes have nbn and not others? How do you find out when you will get it and how do you sign up for nbn service? How much broadband do you need? See pages 8 and 11. If you are the parent of a boy, don’t miss page 18 which is a summary of a talk by parenting guru Steve Biddulph on Turning Boys Into Good Men. Steve was in Adelaide last month and I made notes on his excellent talk so I could report back to you.

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Opt Out of Messenger I have been campaigning Newscorp/ Messenger Newspapers to have home deliveries of the Messenger Newspaper stopped in Mawson Lakes. My walking trail around The Cascades and parts of Shoalhaven is full of Messengers lying in driveways, blowing about, rotting on roads, in gutters and council strips. And the mess is even worse in wet weather. In my letterbox last month was a flyer announcing a trial MESSENGER OPT OUT campaign so I’m urging people to fill in the form and Opt Out to reduce the litter and the waste of resources thrown in your yard or driveway. Visit www. - Leslie Hoggan Tradies needed We are new to Mawson Lakes from Qld and we need to find a plumber and an electrician quite urgently. We've looked in MLL but can't see anyone so can you recommend? - Mark and Katarina, The Peninsula Curbing cake culture Temptation is so hard to resist when someone walks into the office with a yummy cake for morning tea or to celebrate an achievement or birthday. We do it all the time in my office at Mawson Lakes. But this spirit-lifting pleasure may be under threat. Health professionals and dentists warn that snacking on cake at work is bad for you. Office cakes, because of their social meaning, make it hard for people to say NO, and stick to their diets. The new movement is that we need a culture change in the workplace towards healthy eating. We need to curb the cake culture . . . mmm, having an apple or a carrot stick just doesn’t seem as celebratory as a nice creamy cake with gooey icing, does it? - Maria Abraci Wrong design for playground Parents and grandparents with toddlers have

New technology is the future. "I just love Mawson Lakes Living and each month I find new and exciting things to read and services to try. In MLL/March you featured a cover on smart homes of the future with a story inside. Straight away I got in touch with Anup at the Light Factory and had my home in Mawson Lakes fitted with automation sensors and security so that I can manage my home affairs from my mobile phone from anywhere in the world. The technology is so easy and to my surprise so affordable. New technology is the future." - Gillian Aldridge, Mayor, City of Salisbury been asking Salisbury Council for a safe fenced playground in Mawson Lakes for ages. It has finally happened at Shearwater Park but the design is miserably wrong. An ugly chain wire fence has been erected around the swings but these swings are too high for toddlers. There are no seats for carers, no shade, and worst of all, the other equipment for little kids is outside the fenced area. - Grandparent, Shearwater Drive Banana cake I’m from Salisbury Downs and I pick up a copy of MLL from the shops when I come over. Loved the recipe for the banana cake in MLL/Jan. I've made a lot of banana cakes but this is the best ever - so simple and so good. - Christine Harwood

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Read past copies online at Parking restrictions A bad leg meant I had to visit several specialists for treatment in the professional suits in Mawson Lakes, so one morning I parked in the carpark outside Target for about an hour. After the treatment I went home and I came back later in the same afternoon to see another doctor and again used the carpark outside Target for about an hour. To my horror when I returned to my car I had a fine for $88 for overstaying. This distressed me greatly. A neighbour directed me to the phone number for the shopping centre management in the back of MLL. I called Taplin and the issue was resolved and they explained that residents can park outside the shops without penalty if they are using the services, but long-term parking for other purposes is prohibited. - Mary Ellul Plum job for PM The perfect job is waiting for the Prime Minister when he retires/gets booted out of his present role - the job of CEO of Australia Post. Much better pay - a lot more than he's earning now, and all he has to do is deliver parcels and letters; and they don’t even have to arrive on time: sometimes not at all! Malcolm likes to consider the needs of the people so maybe we could put our case to him for a PO at Mawson Lakes. New delivery services I shop online all the time and my shopping wings its way from all over the world namely Canada, US, UK, Singapore, Korea and China. Australia Post has never once lost a product or delivered it in an unsalvageable state but things are changing. I notice that some online stores like Ebay are now delivering shopping via a Woolworths storefront. You just rock up to your participating local store

and pick up your parcel, just like you would at a post office. I envisage in a not so distant future, major supermarkets, petrol stations, fast food outlets and community centres will pick up more postal duties. - Juska Hadradul Food ban in pubs and clubs Ridiculous laws regarding hotel dining were introduced this year as we discovered when we went to a local pub for a meal. We sat at a vacant outdoor table, went inside and ordered, and when the waiter brought two bountiful plates towards us he said: "Sorry I can't serve you at this table, it’s a smoking table." There was nobody else at the table so we said, "that’s ok just put it down". "Oh no" he said, "new laws prevent me from doing this, you’ll have to move." What??? Under the new laws staff cannot deliver meals to outdoor smoking areas and the tables must be marked accordingly. However, a patron can carry food from another area to a smoking table if a hotel or club chooses to let patrons do so. How crazy is this? Paula and Mark Cruizer An hour’s work is worth an hour’s pay. My mates tell me that the MLL Tradies Liftout was very successful for them. When’s the next one, I want to be in it? I’m a self-employed tradesman. I work hard, often in hot cramped places. I get the same hourly rate whether it be day or night, weekend or not. I don’t see why I (or other service people) should get extra pay if we choose to work on a Saturday or Sunday. An hour’s work is worth an hour’s pay, whenever you do it. Jason, electrician A wee pool Public swimming pools are full of wee. It seems that people who use pools regard them as toilets and rather than going before, they go in. Yuk. Researchers in Canada measured the amount of urine in a large number of pools and discovered that an average-sized pool contained 75 litres of urine. - Matthew Vincent

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New Business - F45 Functional Fitness New training technique comes to Mawson Lakes A high-energy, group-training fitness studio with multiple classes running six days a week (early morning, mid morning and evening) is upping the fitness and wellbeing levels of people in Mawson Lakes and surrounding areas. Owner of F45, Chris Grigg, is excited to offer the new HIIT (high intensity interval training) concept that is functional as well as a lot of fun. "The classes are circuit-style and wall monitors display each exercise so you can glance up and see what to do when you get to each workout station. Two qualified trainers in each class show you what to do, give personal assistance, motivation and advice during the 45-60 minute workout." 'F' in F45 stands for 'Functional' and alternates between cardio (skipping, cycling, burpees, jumping, rowing and core exercises) and resistance training (lots of leg work, push ups, assisted pull ups, and weight lifting).

It doesn’t matter you just work within your limits. You push yourself and do your best and you improve in time with regular workouts."

“When you come into the great environment of Mawson Lakes you develop a positive, relaxed feeling. It's such a nice place to work and exercise” Located on Metro Parade, in the old Club Metro building, Chris said he chose Mawson Lakes for his new business venture because it’s a rapidly growing suburb with a great vibe. "Our studio is close to everything - rail and bus, the uni, other businesses and cafes. When you come into the great environment of Mawson Lakes you develop a positive, relaxed feeling. It's such a nice suburb." In April F45 Mawson Lakes is offering a FREE 2 week trial. See ad below

There’s a massive focus on music and F45 has its own radio station so high-energy tunes blast through each electric session. Chris says that F45 training is popular and effective because everyone works at their own pace. "We work on timing, not a set number of repetitions, so if you’re given 40 seconds to do an exercise, a fit person might do more reps but a less fit person will probably do less.

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NBN in Mawson Lakes Has nbn arrived in Mawson Lakes? Yes and No, according to the nbn community affairs manager, Chris Gregory, who was in Mawson Lakes last month to explain the new telecommunications system. MLL asked these questions. What is nbn? The nbn™ network is Australia’s new landline phone and internet network, designed to provide access to fast and reliable phone and internet services no matter where you live. It is delivered by nbn co, a government business enterprise. When is nbn coming to Mawson Lakes? nbn is being rolled out zone by zone. In Mawson Lakes the majority of homes and businesses have already had the network built but if you are not yet connected, you can look at, enter your address and find out when nbn will be ready for you to connect. Is that why men are digging up the ground all over Mawson Lakes? Yes, technicians are putting the fibre cables in the ground now, and in some cases installing street connection cabinets. The type of network upgrade work required depends on the type of existing infrastructure (eg copper lines or hybrid-fibre-coaxial cable). Network upgrades run from existing exchanges. For the Mawson Lakes area, homes and businesses are served from either the Gepps Cross or Salisbury exchanges. How will we use it? How you use the nbn™ network is up to you and will depend on things like (1) what services you want; eg phone, internet or a combination of both (2) the phone and internet provider you use (3) the package of services you have with them; eg how much speed, how much data on a monthly basis, or what additional services you want (4) how your phone and internet provider runs their network (5) your equipment.


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Most of us want a reliable network that delivers sufficient bandwidth (capacity for downloading and uploading) information and services. Services from nbn are offered in 4 speed tiers: • 12 megabits per second (Mbps) is for households with basic phone and internet usage. It is not super fast. • 25 Mbps is the standard for everyday use for browsing the web, streaming videos and emailing. • 50 Mbps is designed for homes with several users who use online gaming, streaming, and send or receive big files. • 100 Mbps is superfast internet for people who live their lives online. How can we access it? Telecommunication providers (e.g. Telstra, Optus and a hundred others) buy communication capability from the government-owned broadband network (nbn co as the wholesaler). They then package it and sell it to customers in varying bundles at varying rates (like your mobile phone plan). To connect to the nbn™ network, contact your preferred phone and/or internet provider. How much will it cost? The cost will depend on the services you want, the speed you want, and the data per month you want. With so many providers in the market with multiple options, the cost will vary – depending on your need. It may be as little as $15 per month for a phone-only service; to an average of $80-$100 for a regular home. Can a user opt out of nbn? In the short term Yes. In the long term No. There is no need to rush to connect to nbn if you already have a contract with a service provider, however, the old copper service will be phased out within 18 months after your zone is turned on. Eventually all Australians will be converted to nbn. Ed For more information visit au or freecall 1800 687 626; or contact your phone and/or internet provider.

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Caring For Your Feet with Mardi Edwards

Neuroma: Common Cause of Fore Foot Pain Pain in the ball of the foot can be a very debilitating condition. It can limit footwear choices and severely impact on activity levels. There are many causes of fore foot pain, and an accurate diagnosis is crucial to implement effective treatment and a speedy recovery. One common cause of fore foot pain is a neuroma. Symptoms and diagnosis • Tingling or pain between the toes. • Cramping in the toes. • Numbness in toes or on the ball of the foot. • Severe sharp or burning pain in the ball of the foot and at the base of the toes. • Pain is increased when walking or otherwise applying pressure to the affected area. Causes • Compression of a nerve between the bones in the fore foot • Tight footwear • Foot conditions such as high arches, flat feet, and feet rolling in which leads to altered walking patterns Treatment • Avoid restrictive footwear • Identify and treat pre-existing foot complications such as flat feet, high arches, bunions or hammertoes • Prescription orthotics and/or in shoe padding can be effective in alleviating the added stress caused by these conditions and thereby eliminating the pain of the neuroma If you find yourself with fore foot pain which may not only cause discomfort but limit your lifestyle, call Mawson Lakes Podiatry Clinic on 8262 9999 for a comprehensive assessment and treatment options.

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The meaning of Easter by Pastor Nick Nikolettos – Life Church Walk past any store this Easter and you are guaranteed to see bunnies, eggs, hot cross buns and chocolate in abundance. To many people, Easter seems a perfect time for a quick getaway with family and friends maybe to a favourite camping spot to put your feet up to relax and unwind. But is this all the four-day weekend is about? For Christians, Easter is the most significant time of year. On Good Friday, we remember Jesus’ crucifixion and death on the cross. On Easter Sunday, we celebrate His resurrection – where He overpowered death and rose from the dead. Jesus, the Son of God, was

born for the purpose of dying on a cross. He chose to do this because of His immense love for us. He died in our place for our sins. This is the message of Easter: Jesus came to give us new life. Jesus himself said, "I am the Resurrection and the Life". The story of Easter tells how God overcame evil. It shows how truth will prevail and unmasks the idea that humanity has the answers to life’s deepest problems. It tells the story of the love of God triumphing over sin, and how the hope of eternal life will one day put a final end to death. You can find out more about the Story of Easter at the FREE Easter Treasure Hunt, Saturday 15th April in Mawson Lakes. See ad on page 11.

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Women and students (and a few men) gathered at the 2017 International Women’s Day Breakfast presented by the City of Salisbury in March to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

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Spider Alert It’s been a rainy and humid summer, just the sort of weather that spiders like for breeding. Most spiders in Mawson Lakes are harmless and are useful for eating mosquitos and other insects but the redback spider is dangerous. It is a small jet black spider with a red stripe. It lives in dark, dry sheltered places around the home such as the garage, under the deck, in the roof or shed and it is most active at night. Always check before reaching into your mailbox or putting on gardening gloves or any other clothing left outside. The female is the nasty one. She injects poison. She kills and eats the male spider after mating. She has up to 250 eggs which can be found in a round white silken egg sac which she lays between September and May. Redbacks are not aggressive unless disturbed. An antivenin exists for humans but watch out that your pet does not sniff out a redback.

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From the Dentist By Dr Emilija Ports

INFANTS WITH BREAST FEEDING ISSUES Dr Emilija Ports sees infants and young children to diagnose and treat ankyloglossia (otherwise known as tongue-tie). A thorough oro-functional assessment is performed to determine whether there may be a functional restriction in the mouth causing A teenager with ankyloglossia difficulty with (tongue-tie) movement and breastfeeding. Young children and adults are also assessed and treated with dental, speech and swallowing problems. Dr Ports uses a diode laser to perform labial (lip) and lingual (tongue) frenectomies for patients of any age. The procedure takes only a few minutes either in the dental chair or occasionally under general anaesthetic if required. Laser frenectomy has the advantage of not requiring anaesthesia or stitches in most situations and healing occurs in 7-14 days.

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Parenting - Turning boys into good men Everyone wants to raise their sons to be caring, warm and strong, but raising boys is not easy according to Steve Biddulph, a world leader in Parenthood who addressed a huge crowd of parents in Adelaide last month. Steve says that the nature of boys needs reclaiming and recognising. "We need to learn to love boyishness – with all its energy and intense emotions." He encouraged mums and dads who find boys a bit overwhelming to develop a sense of fun while also being strong and clear about their values. The message is don’t panic – boys are honest and simple and respond to clear rules. But raising boys is impossible without major input from their fathers and other adult males. "Boys need men," he insists. Being an engaged father is the first rule in Biddulph's five-point program for boy-rearing, and one which implies a degree of compromise for career-focused men. The rest of his maxims are straightforward enough: playing rough-andtumble games with young boys to teach them how to inhabit a male body and learn to appropriately express their energy and emotions rather than be overcome by them. Then there's teaching boys to respect women, to 'honour tender feelings'. Biddulph illustrated three distinct stages through which he believes boys pass. In the early years it's the bond with mummy that counts. Then, around the age of six, a boy discovers he's male and he looks to dad - or the nearest approximation - in order to study for the part. Nonetheless, he doesn't discard his mother. Finally, by the time a boy is about 14, his

testosterone levels rise dramatically and he faces the challenge of becoming a man. It's a challenge boys cannot meet without the help of good male role models and a wider community of mentors and male friends. Steve urged mothers to identify good men in the community and show her son what a good man looks like and what he does that makes him good - this could be uncles, neighbours, teachers, and hopefully, his father. A growing boy needs a community of mentors and male elders to guide his passage to manhood.

Steve is a retired psychologist from Tasmania who has written many influential best-selling books on raising boys and girls (although that’s a different story) and he has travelled the world talking about parenting and arguing that parenthood is one of life's priorities not a sideline issue. His books call for a more affectionate and connected form of parenting, and he stresses the importance of role models in children's lives. Ed

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Mind Massage 1. Who is the SA politician whose wife said in jest: “We have a wonderful life, lovely family, lovely friendship and things go beautifully because we are both in love with the same man.� 2. In which month is the Clipsal 500 held in Adelaide? 3. Cruciverbalists like (a) solving crossword puzzles, (b) talking about house and home (c) swearing at other motorists 4. What is the most popular Australian movie of all time? 5. What name is given to a deep inlet of sea with a narrow mouth, surrounded by land? 6. Which is the largest gulf of water in the world a) Persian Gulf b) Gulf St Vincent c) Gulf of Mexico d) Hauraki Gulf 7. 'As' is the symbol for which chemical element? 8. Who is the No 4 blue engine in the Thomas The Tank Engine series? 9. Which French mathematician and philosopher said: "I think, therefore I am"?

10. What hilarious role did the recently deceased actor Andre Sachs play in Fawlty Towers? 11. In which country is the war-torn city of Mosul? 12. True or false: Glenelg is a palindromic suburb 13. Name the Adelaide-born fashion designer who is the 2017 Young Australian of the Year 14. What are you if you are called a "jack tar"? 15. Oberon, Titania and Puck are fairies in which Shakespearean play? 16. What do you do with an ocarina - a) play it b) swing it c) hug it d) hit it? 17. Blackstrap is a form of food that refers to a) lamb shoulder b) cheese c) pepper d)molasses 18. What is the capitol city of Vietnam? 19. What is the date of Good Friday this year? 20. Unscramble these letters to form a small county town in the Adelaide Hills LAAUDRI Puzzle solution page 30

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Learning disabilites at Uni “I have a learning disability. I’m not smart”

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Learning disabilities (LDs) cause significant difficulties in perceiving or processing auditory, visual or spatial information. That does not mean an intellectual disability. Most individuals we see have average to superior intellectual abilities, even though they may have difficulty with reading, writing, spelling or maths.

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What is Nude Food? 'Nude Food' is the latest catch phrase in the school yard. Simply, nude food does not come in unnecessary packaging such as foil, plastic or commercial wrapping. The idea is to reduce the amount of 'stuff' that needs to go in bins to be sent to landfill. A secondary benefit is that so much food that is naturally nude is also fresh, healthy and nutritious as well as being environmentally friendly. Many schools promote a special 'nude food day' to teach children how to make concious choices about what they eat, how they bring it to school and the impact on the environment. Nude food doesn't have to be difficult, durable, reusable containers are a great way to pack school lunches. There are even special bento-style boxes with compartments and sections and small containers available, designed to hold snacks and other foods, and keep them separate and fresh.

Nude food tips: • stop using zip lock bags, plastic wrap and alfoil • avoid pre packaged foods like fruit boxes • buy snacks in larger packages to break down into small reusable containers • purchase seasonal fruit and vegetables which are naturally nude & budget friendly • try the recipe opposite



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WE KNOW GOOD PRINTING. ACROSS 1. Stairs alternatives 6. Min. fractions 10. Trojan horse eg 14. Discharge through the pores 15. College exam type 16. English novelist Bagnold 17. Stumble 20. Marching together 21. Landscape Architect's creation 22. Pore in a leaf 25. Carried 26. Impulsive passion 30. Monastery man 32. Cloth used in adhesive pads 35. Long Island county 41. Suit request 43. Artemis' twin 44. Battery terminals 45. Lip lotion 47. Reverse eg 48. Approximately, as a date 53. Brownish photo tint 56. Fictional airline on 'Lost' 58. Least active 63. Important military system 66. Gentle as a lamb 67. Sheepshank, for one 68. Provide, as with some quality 69. Word with 'liberal' or 'martial' 70. Athenian collonade 71. Smoothing tools

6. Former French penny 7. Miss the turnoff eg 8. Beach robe 9. ______gin fizz 10. Old-fashioned, in a fashionable way 11. An Eastern Christian 12. As of 13. Barely defeated 18. Withdraw (with'out') 19. Plate scraping 23. Bypass 24. Mr Peanut feature 26. Mrs Peel of 'The Avengers' 27. Aerial manouver 28. Certain singing voice 29. Astronaut Armstrong 31. Create a sweater 33. Spanish sun 34. Door feature 36. Bit of air pollution 37. EPA concern 38. Sunny ____-up 39. Aboard a ship 40. Now, it's just Russia 42. Moist 46. Trip up a mountain 48. Semicolon's cousin 49. More slippery 50. Change, as a clock 51. Big wine holders 52. 'Star Wars: The Phantom Menace' boy 54. Roman trio 55. Calculator, at times 57. Varieties DOWN 59. Legendary Turner 1. "Do _____fa...." 60. Borderlines 2. Opposed to, to Pappy Yokum 61. Atlantic fish 3. Awful state 62. Caddie's bagful 4. "Hey, over here!" 64. Baby's word 5. Eyelid problems 65. Hagen of the stage


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In most cases, there are three reasons why someone refuses to pay for building work: 1. The invoice exceeds the amount quoted, or is otherwise in dispute. 2. The quality of the building work is in dispute. 3. The person is unable to pay the invoice. The first step is to ensure that you were properly qualified to do the work. Most trades and builders need to be licensed and certified for the work they do. If you lack the proper qualifications, you may be unable to recover any money for the work done. The next issue to consider is the quotation and/or agreement for the work. This should clearly

set out the scope of the work to be done and the amount to be charged. If any additional amounts are chargeable for the work, the quotation/agreement should detail the circumstances in which those charges might arise and the method of calculation. If the amount of your invoice is going to be an issue, it is better to identify this before commencing the work. Where the quality of the work is in dispute, the most common approach is to obtain an independent building inspection report. The report should identify any defects in the work and the cost of rectification. A report may also be helpful in cases where the invoice is in dispute, to consider whether the amount charged fairly reflects

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Kid's Page Australia and Pakistan Primary School by Fatima

Hello, my name is Mah Rukh Fatima. I am 10 years old and I am in Year 5 at Mawson Lakes School. I migrated to Australia four years ago but I still talk to my friends there. We usually talk about school and studies in Pakistan and Australia. Here are some of the difference between the academic curricula at primary level in Australia versus that in Pakistan.

In Australia the communication is very good because when you get an assignment you share your views with the class. It's helpful to build confidence. But in Pakistan it's too much.

Moon Cycle Waxing Gibbous


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Full Moon

Waxing Quarter


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Waning Gibbous Waning Quarter Waning Crescent

Waxing Crescent

We have been learning about the moon phases at Mawson Lakes School. Walking back home from the school park one night I saw the beautiful moon and came up with this song.

When I talk to my friends and cousins in Pakistan they are ahead of me in maths and science. I think the Australian curriculum needs a little bit more improvement.





In Australia a child gets less homework and more time at school which is so good. But in Pakistan a child gets too much homework to do. A child in Pakistan has to do homework for at least two to three hours. Getting a moment to do homework is very helpful to be ahead of the curriculum.

Waxing gibbous in the night, You are very bright! Will you ever earn the right To be the best moon phase of all?

Most Popular Movies

Movie Review by Jim Sandford

Lion is in the Number 8 spot on the list of the most popular Australian movies of all time and is moving up the list at a rapid pace. Starring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman, Lion is the inspirational story of an adopted Tasmanian man who uses Google Earth to track down his birth family in a small village in India. Here are the all-time top 10 Australian box office hits in terms of income: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Crocodile Dundee (1986) Australia (2008) Babe (1995) Happy Feet (2006) Moulin Rouge (2001) The Great Gatsby (2013) Crocodile Dundee II (1988) Lion (2016) Strictly Ballroom (1992) Mad Max Fury Road (2015)

Another popular movie based on true events is Hidden Figures Starring Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Taraji Phenson, Octavia Spencer and Jim Parsons. The story centres around the space race between NASA and the Russians, but it is primarily a portrayal of intelligent black women and the segregation of the Negro population and the white population and how the barriers were slowly broken down by some powerful and smart women. A moving film, with solid acting performances by all the actors. 5 out of 5 stars from me.

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Lost in a Forest

by Nigella There’s nothing like a Sunday drive; me sprawled out on the back seat, mummy in the front chatting away and an adventure coming up.

'Dog-friendly' is the first requirement when we go out to play and I’m always on the lookout for places to tell you about so you can go too. Last weekend we headed into the Adelaide Hills to an enchanting place called Lost In A Forest. It’s an old stone church built in the 1890s in Uraidla that has been repurposed as a pizza oven wine lounge. I knew the minute we pulled up that this was for me. Green grass, herb garden, shady trees, doggie water bowl and heaps of intricate exploration around the back and sides of the church. For dogs who love to explore - and who doesn’t - this place is full of inviting smells, and, oh, the tantalising aroma of pizza cooking on a wood oven . . . While Mummy was inside checking out the stained glass windows and dining settings made from the church’s carved doors and pews, I waited outside for the pizzas to arrive. And when


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they did, it was a rave. But, oh, no, mummy said they were too rich and spicy for me, not doggie food. This called for a special doggie tactic - my most angelic look of anticipation - bright eyes, wagging tail, panting lightly. It always works and I managed to score a few pizza crusts. Yummy. For a happy family outing this is a perfect spot and not too far away from Mawson Lakes.

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Community Church: Sundays 10:00am Pastor Chris Mann - 0403 007 156 or 8162 5108 Cricket Club: Senior and junior teams – Jason 0402 406 826 Crossroads Community Church: Sunday 10:30am The Denison Centre, Anthony - 8258 3179 or 0425 874 240 Heart Foundation Walking groups Contact Christine 8260 3855 Football Club: Tues & Thurs 6:15pm, Mawson Lakes Hotel Oval David - 0413 302 908 Life Church: 5:00pm Sundays. Level 1, 31 Main Street. Nick - 8284 3861 Mahjong: Every 3rd Sunday from 11am at the Mawson Centre. All Levels. Janelle 0403 539 226 Mawson Lakes Garden Club Ph Vaal Thrupp: 0467 925 004 Find us on Facebook Mawson Lakes Girl Guides 8418 0900 or

Fill in the Gaps Puzzle Solution from page 11 Mind Massage Solution from page 19 1. Corey Bernadi 2. March 3. a) solving crossword puzzles 4. Crocodile Dundee 5. Gulf 6. c) Gulf of Mexico 7. Arsenic 8. Gordon 9. Rene Descartes 10. Manuel

11. Iraq 12. True 13. Paul Vasileff 14. A sailor 15. A Midsummer Night’s Dream 16. a) play it (instrument) 17. d) molasses 18. Hanoi 19. 14 April 20. URAIDLA

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Mawson Lakes Hotel Social Club: Lyall Hill - 0414 951 859 Mawson Lakes Photography Club Vaughan 0400 472 318 Mawson Lakes 'Ducklings' Playgroup: 9.30am Thurs at the Denison Centre, Michelle 0481 234 212 Mawson Lakes Scout Group Meets in Parafield Gardens. Ages 6-15 Jeff - 0407 619 357 or Sarah - 0417 848 088 Mawson Lakes Toastmasters Club, Communication and leadership training. Darko 0403 314 498 Mawson Lakes Golf Club

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Mawson Rowing Club, The Boat Shed, First Avenue Mawson Lakes. Jerry Elder 0419 854 371 Over 50s Club, meets 1-3pm on the first Thursday of the month at the Mawson Centre. Rotary Club of Mawson Lakes Significance Church: Sundays 10:00am 8260 1832 or 0434 679 754 A/H Quilting Friends: Mawson Centre Clare - 8367 6918 or


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