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Keep to the left When driving a car in Australia we follow the road rule of "Keep to the Left". Without this rule there would be chaos. The same applies when walking and cycling. I often do a footpath shuffle in Mawson Lakes when I'm out walking and people are coming towards me in the opposite direction. If everyone follows the Keep Left rule it makes it really simple to share a path. It's pleasing to report that plans for the Christmas Carols and the Christmas Market are on a roll for the end of the year with lots of local support. MLL is a sponsor for both of these happenings and I urge others to get behind interactive community events.

Mother's Day is on Sunday 8 May and to help you choose a gift we have prepared a beautiful centrefold so you can buy local. Then on page 26 you'll find a simple Mother's Day recipe prepared by international chef Aamod who lives in Mawson Lakes.

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Healthy Mind Platter The best article I have ever read in MLL was The Healthy Mind Platter (MLL/March/p20). It made me examine my own life and assess if I am engaging in the seven activities necessary for optimum mental health. I decided I’m not taking in enough mental nutrients every day. I cut out the article to keep, copied it and gave it to other members of my family. - Lisa Fixing Easter I agree with your editorial about a set date for easter (MLL/March). First weekend of April would do just fine. Yes, I understand it’s a religious holiday but that’s really no longer relevant to most people. If the churches can’t agree, let the government decide. As for me, just give me a choclately-four-day-weekend with some cute bunnies and let’s leave it at that! - Dan Nuclear State It’s a worry when SA cannot operate, maintain and protect its residents from burst water mains: makes me wonder how the government

can safely operate, maintain and protect us from nuclear waste over thousands of years. The correspondent in MLL/April is right: we do not want to become the Nuclear State. Scary stuff. Ethan Pambow Local service providers I agree with Marie Woerth (MLL/March). It would be handy to find in MLL, electricians, plumbers, painters etc who live in Mawson Lakes and service Mawson Lakes. - Mark White, Cascades Northern Blackspot Accidents are increasingly happening on Elder Smith Drive (ESD) due to the growth in traffic, the expansion of ML and the design of the road which forces drivers to merge. People use the ESD as a quick route from Main North Road to Salisbury Highway. Nothing wrong with that except the road was not designed for so much traffic. With the opening of OTR and the proposed development at Parafield along Main North Road, ESD is becoming a major artery,

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very much in need or resuscitation. Add to this scene the school children, pedestrians and bicycles (as no underpass will be built) and we see this road becoming a dangerous black spot in the North. - Jo Springfield, Cascades Post going backwards I received a Christmas card from my friend on March 7 this year. It was posted in London on December 8 last year taking 4 months to arrive. The international air mail service started in 1934 when it took 13 days for mail to travel from Australia to London. Seems like post was faster 82 years ago! Drone delivery Forget about Australia Post. In the future drone technology will delivery your parcels to your doorstep. An Australian startup based in America has successfully delivered a package by drone to a residential address in a small town. The drone flew 800 km along a preprogrammed route making it the first full autonomous urban drone delivery in the US. Look up Flirty Drone for more information Reg Hackett

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Electronic Learning with Lady Tech Man is seen as technical and when a woman wants a technical solution she calls for a man. Amanda McPhee from Lady Tech wants to change this perception and teach women how to use technology so they will reduce the technology gender gap. "The world is speaking a new language - the language of computers and technology - and if women don’t learn the language they will be left behind in our rapidly changing electronic world," she said from her office in Technology Park. Amanda developed and runs Lady Tech, an organisation that conducts courses to show women (and men) how to connect with machines and overcome the barriers that hold them back from using electronic devices and the internet effectively. "Technology is about information. And information is power. If you do not have upto-date information you become increasingly powerless." she said. She wants to provide women with the skills and tools so they can compete in the business environment. Her courses are also designed for anyone who wants to communicate via electronic devices, whether that be using dictation tools to

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Electronic classrooms for new Middle School As I walked into the curved glass foyer of the new The bright and airy $3.3 million building has Middle Years Centre at Endeavour College I felt I nine classrooms, two common areas, floor to was walking into the foyer of an elegant boutique ceiling windows and a student services centre. hotel where design and function are creatively Using the most sophisticated technology, a blended. teacher is able to walk into The new building is the the classroom, plug in her commitment of Lutheran laptop and start work on a Education to state of the huge interactive television. art electronic learning. Its There are no books or completion coincides with writing materials; students the first intake of students take away the day’s work into Year 7 as members on their own electronic of the secondary school devices. (as opposed to Year 7 in Principal Heather Vogt primary school). said technology and the Students were internet are changing consulted on how they the way students learn. would like to see their "Students can connect learning environment. their laptops, smart Minster for Education Simon Birmingham with Principal Heather Vogt at the opening of the Middle Years Centre at They told the audience phones and tablets to Endeavour College in April. at the opening ceremony electronic content around that they wanted advanced the globe. They can be in a technology, open airy rooms with a view to the space station in one lesson and taking a lesson outdoors, versatile spaces for small group work in Japan in another. The wide world is accessible and different sized furniture for different sized to them and connectivity is the thrust in the new bodies. All of this they got, plus more. electronic classroom." Ed

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I’m Graham Reynolds & I seek your support as your Liberal Candidate for Makin in the 2016 Federal election. I grew up in the North Eastern suburbs of Adelaide and have raised our family in the area. Professionally, I have served in the Air Force for 27 years as an Aerospace Engineer, including being deployed overseas on active service in the Middle East. I was elected as a Salisbury Councillor since 2014, & I am deeply committed to working with the people of Mawson Lakes and know how to turn ideas into action. Locally, I will be your voice in Makin striving to: • Create jobs through a strong and well managed economy; • Maximise opportunities for local Defence Industries; • Improve local roads and transport infrastructure; • Maintain local health services – fighting to keep services at Modbury Hospital. I want to hear what you have to say about Mawson Lakes so that I can better represent our shared community interests. If you would like to talk to me about any issues please contact me. PO Box 310, St Agnes SA 5097 0423 273 294 graham.reynolds@saliberal.org.au grahamreynoldsliberal Authorised by S Meldrum, 104 Greenhill Rd, Unley SA.

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Jobs growth and increased investment in the northern suburbs are the centrepiece of the NEP, with the announcement of $24 million for new initiatives to identify key industry sectors and retrain workers for new careers. The NEP, which includes a new 40-acre Food Park, will help us respond to some of the challenges likely to be faced with the closure of Holden next year. The opening of the new Aldi store at Parafield Gardens is also a good sign for local jobs. The closure of Holden will have flow-on effects both directly for components suppliers and also indirectly for other northern businesses. That’s why it’s so important to invest now in job creation in Mawson Lakes and Parafield Gardens. For more information on the NEP go to www.looknorth.com.au The Rotary Clubs of Salisbury and Elizabeth along with the Polaris Centre at Mawson Lakes are playing leadership roles in regional business networking and education. The monthly Northern Business Breakfast and regular Northern Business Women’s Network events are two such initiatives which provide practical short-term assistance to help realise improved performance and growth opportunities. For details go to www. polariscentre.com.au

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Caring For Your Feet with Mardi Edwards High Heels You may think as podiatrists, we hate high heels. That’s not true, however we do often see the effects and pain associated with wearing heels too much. Long term use of high heels can contribute to a range of issues including altered posture, tight calf muscles, calluses, corns , hammertoes and bunions. High heels do look good and we understand that there are times when we want or need to wear them, after all we can’t go to a nice restaurant in our joggers. Here are some tips which will allow you to wear your heels and look after your feet:

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Limit their use to times when you need to wear them and ensure you don’t walk long distances

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Don’t feel guilty about wearing your heels just be aware of potential problems and choose the right shoe for the right occasion. Remember if you are experiencing foot or leg pain call 8262 9999 to see a podiatrist who can treat your pain and discuss your footwear options.


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Mind Massage Some answers are in the magazine. The rest is up to you. Answers on page 30 1. Where in Mawson Lakes was this photo taken after rain?

11. Unscramble these letters to name an Adelaide suburb: GHTNORIB

2. Of the 76 Senators in the Australian Parliament, how many are from South Australia?

12. Misogyny is: (a) fear of insects (b) dislike of women (c) a bad speech

3. Name the happiest country in the world. 4. Who wrote the music for the stage show Cats? 5. In which city is the famous MONA Museum? (a) London (b) Hobart (c) Rome 6. Where in Adelaide is the house and studio of Sir Hans Heyson?

14. How many hearts does an octopus have? 15. Which airline has the initials BEA? 16. What is the square root of 324? 17. Where in South Australia is the garden of Sophie Thompson?

8. What is the Latin word for 'and' ?

18. Name the Adelaide teenager who will represent Australia on the swim team at the Rio Olympics?

9. Name the Federal Minister for Education.

19. Brussels is the capital city of which country?

10. Which animal is called the ship of the desert?

20. Name the Australian startup that is now developing drone technology in the USA.

7. Strata is the plural for which word?

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We’ve all been told what not to eat and drink by our dentists. In particular we are told to minimise our exposure to sugar and acidic foods.

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Dr Peter Bertossa BDS I would certainly agree that having regard to the things we should minimise in our diet is still definitely the safer ground when it comes to the health of your teeth, however scientific evidence has arisen to the benefits of certain foods.

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Well to expunge some of your Easter guilt, the good news is that Chocolate is on the list. Before you get too excited we are talking dark chocolate here in small amounts. For the same benefit but without the sugar and calories, raw chocolate, or even less palatable, chewing on cacao nibs is considered beneficial to your teeth. There you go, Chocolate truly is a super food.

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PAMPER HER The Eyebrow Studio Mum deserves to look and feel great with perfectly manicured eyebrows. Ask about gift vouchers and other services. See ad page 25. Hair There Lisa is back in Mawson Lakes by appointment only, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am-9pm. Book Mum in for a cut and colour. See ad page 11. Montague Farm Hair Come in on the Thursday, Friday or Saturday before Mother's Day to take up the special offfer of a cut, colour and blow wave for $89. See ad on page 12. Fitness for Mum Join a group of other Yummy Mummys at CrossFit TRG. Offering a supportive environment with a Free Creche service for Mums on the go! For a Free week with CrossFit TRG and Free access to the creche, get in touch for your Free week of training with awesome people. (no obligation to join) See ads pages 7 and 9.

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Enjoy Local, Shop Local, Eat Local, Spend Local SUPPORT the local businesses who support your local community magazine.

WINE AND DINE HER Renno Spice Chinese Restaurant Renno Spice Chinese Restaurant has a special banquet menu for Mother's Day and new dishes to try this month. See ad page 27. Dosa Plaza Go veggie at Dosa Plaza and score a free Mango Lassi for Mum. See ad page 27. Watershed Cafe Enjoy your Mother's Day breakfast with a view at the Watershed Cafe. An extensive breakfast menu amongst the wildlife and natural beauty of the Greenfields Wetlands. See ad page 26.

Salvatore's Slice of Italy Give Mum a break from the kitchen and pick up a couple of authentic Italian pizzas from Salvatore's Slice of Italy. See ad page 26.

Migo's BBQ Inn Bring Mum into Migo's for a FREE meal! Mum's who come in eat free to the value of $20 when booking for a Mother's Day meal. Conditions apply. See ad page 6. Watermelon Treat Follow the recipe on page 26 and make mum a special treat for Mother's Day using watermelon, ginger and goat's cheese. This recipe is specially for the mums of Mawson Lakes and was made by our own international chef Aamod.

FOR THE FORGETFUL/BUSY If Mother's Day snuck up on you and you are not prepared, stop in at OTR Mawson Lakes for last minute flowers and chocolates. Open Mother's Day! See ad page 32.

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Property Tips with Ben Frank RENT-VESTING Our long held and much loved Australian Dream – to start a family, buy a house and settle down in the suburbs – may be a thing of the past. These days our Gen Y buyers want to live in a nice house or apartment close to amenities and lifestyle hotspots. These tend to be areas in high demand where property prices are outside the reach of first homebuyers. They know the longer they wait to get into the property market the harder it may become, but what can they do? Here enters the concept of rent investing or ‘rent-vesting’, which involves purchasing an investment property in a less expensive area while continuing to rent in the luxury area you wish to live. Some advantages of rent-vesting are:

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World Happiness Rating Australia ranks as one of the happiest nations in the world according to the 2016 World Happiness Report.

TOP 10 HAPPIEST COUNTRIES 1. Denmark 2. Switzerland 3. Iceland 4. Norway 5. Finland 6. Canada 7. Netherlands 8. New Zealand 9. Australia 10. Sweden

To come up with the rating the following factors were measured across 126 countries: income per person, absence of corruption, social support, life expectancy, social freedom, and a sense of generosity. Denmark topped the list, closely followed by Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and Finland were not far behind. Australia was one of the three non-european countries to make it into the Top 10, below New Zealand and Canada.

TOP 10 LEAST HAPPY COUNTRIES 1. Burundi 2. Syria 3. Togo 4. Afghanistan 5. Benin 6. Rwanda 7. Guinea 8. Liberia 9. Tanzania 10. Madagascar

Not surprising, crisis-ravaged Burundi, Syria and Afghanistan are amongst the most miserable, while overall, countries in Africa are the least happy. Greece which has been suffering severe financial hardship and a crippling migrant crisis has drooped off the Top 10 happiness list. Also missing is the United States which is facing many issues of unhappiness that have been exposed in the recent presidential elections.

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Who’s reading Mawson Lakes Living? This little magazine is designed for the people of Mawson Lakes but it has legs that take it around Australia and all over the world as these photos show.

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Home Loan Help with Joe Vancura Is a holiday house a good investment? There’s nothing better than getting away to one of the many picturesque holiday destinations Australia has to offer. A change of scenery can get you thinking about investing in a holiday house of your own. It’s important to determine whether you want to utilise the property as a holiday home, as an investment, or a combination of both. The most ideal situation is to keep the property available for when you want to use it and rent it out to other holiday makers the rest of the time. This ensures regular income to help pay the mortgage but also allows you to enjoy the property and surrounds. You should take a business-like approach in the search for your holiday home and avoid making any emotional decisions. This is critical if you’re relying on the property for income. As with any property purchase, ensure you research prices in the area and realistically assess your existing financial commitments. The location is particularly important if it’s an investment as this will have an impact on what return you’ll get from holiday letting. Look in areas that attract a lot of holiday makers due to local attractions or proximity to metro areas. Alternatively, there is the option to purchase a unit within a resort development. These properties are leased back to the manager of the resort and offered as holiday accommodation. As the owner, you can usually make use of the property when it suits you. Be sure to check the fine print with these purchases as you may acquire a share of a managed investment scheme, which can include a stake in the total income of the resort as well as expenses incurred by the development. If you can’t find your dream holiday house, it could be worth buying a block of land. Securing a great block gives you the flexibility to design and build the house you want. If the plan is to live in the home when you retire, this option is definitely worth exploring. Bear in mind that to attract holiday makers to your holiday home, you’ll need to fit the property out with furniture and kitchen essentials. Having items like a barbeque, television and laundry facilities will add to the appeal.

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Kids page Kids' Column with Preet -

What Hi! My name is Preet and this is name is Preet and this is the new kids Mother's the Hi! newMy kids' column. It’s just likepage. the Nigella pagelike but the about It’s just Nigella page butmeans about Day kids! First I’m going to tell you to me kids! First I’m going to tell you about my trip about my trip to Latitude! by Penny

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Latitude is an indoor play centre that is full of fun and Ahh, Mother’s exciting activities. A few days ago we went there Day - breakfast for a birthday party and tried the climbing walls, that is full in of bed, relaxing Latitude is an indoor play centre fun and sleep in, new fluffy slippers trampolines and the bouncy basketball courts. and cups of tea delivered while I indulge in exciting activities. A few days ago we wentthethere forpaper. a Right? Umm not in my Sunday Then we went to the party room and had cake. It house! Does birthday party and tried the climbing walls,anyone really have this? was our host’s birthday as well! After that when trampolines and the bouncy courts. Then This will be my tenth Mother’s Day and everyone except two other friends, had gonebasketball we haveour I experienced this hallmark had an extra triedparty out the bungee wesession went and to the room and had cake.never It was moment. jump, the big bag, balancing beam, sky-high host’s birthday as well! After that when everyone obstacle course and much more! And not the fault of Master 9 or Miss 6 – except two other friends, had gone we had an to extra it has really been my own creation.

session and tried out the bungee jump, the big bag, Theand firstmuch year of motherhood I am sure balancing beam, sky-high obstacle course hubby made a big deal of it, but to be more! We didn’t think this day could gethonest any better I was too tired to notice. until our friends decided to come to our house and got And for the last eight years I have circled to try her awesome new rebel bow and arrow! It was the Torrens as a participant in the Mother’s Day classic fun run, awake and in the city so much fun! for an 8am start.

We didn’t think this day could get any better until our friends decided to come to our house and got to try her awesome new rebel bow and arrow!

My proudest Mother’s Day moment was when Master 9 joined me for the first time. This year I will have Master 9 and Miss 6 take to the track and a finer Mother’s Day I cannot imagine.

It was so much fun!

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"I look at my three children and hope that I am passing on the values that are dear to me - Be brave. Be kind. Be honest" Laura Damiani with Marcus, Mia and Renae

"I like to play with Kooper (4) and Laylah (3) because it brings out the inner child in me as we let our imaginations take over" Sasha

My mother is going to have to stop lying about her age because pretty soon I’ll be older than she is! Tripp Evans

"I come from Thailand where Mothers are held in very high regard so I will ring home on Mother’s Day and send my love and respects to my Mother." Koi Harries with her 4 daughters, Lily (6), Tiffany (4) Tahlia (8) and baby Grace (1) who recently moved to Mawson Lakes.

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A Treat for Mother's Day by Aamod Sharma There's no sweeter way to say "I love you" than with a homemade Mother's Day dish. To give your menu a kick start I have a 10 minute very refreshing salad recipe with a unique touch, and best part is that most of the ingredients are easy to source. Watermelon, Mint and Ginger Salad with Creamed Goats Cheese Ingredients: 300g Diced watermelon 5 stalks Freshly picked mint leaves 30g Meredith Dairy Goats Cheese (Creamed) Ginger Honey Dressing 5mL Fresh grated juiced ginger 30mL Honey 1. 2. 3. 4.

1 Lime (squeezed and juiced) 1 pinch Salt

Mix in all the dressing ingredients and stir vigorously. Toss watermelon dices and mint leaves together in ginger honey dressing. Present in a salad bowl with a few mint leaves and piped goats cheese on top. Serve chilled and fresh.

What may seem like an absurd mixture is actually a harmonious blend of ingredients and textures. This dish illustrates how the seemingly different flavours of sweet, sour, bitter, and salty can be successfully combined. The salad does not take a lot of time to prepare yet it looks appealing, refreshing and elegant.

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Turtles in the Lake by Nigella One day I was walking around the lake in the sunshine when I saw a pair of bright yellow eyes watching me from the water. I came to a halt and stood there staring back at the moving eyes. Mummy saw that I was mesmerised so she came over to have a look too. She told me it was a turtle. I’d never seen a turtle before. Then we saw a few more eyes. We asked a turtle expert about these little fellows who are the size of a dinner plate and he said they are Murray River Turtles. They are native to Australia and live in freshwater lakes. The turtles spend most of their time in the water and have webbed feet like flippers for swimming. They come out to bask on the rocks in the sun or nest in the reeds and rocks. In the winter they like to snuggle down in the mud. The females lay their eggs in spring and summer in rock crevasses around the lake and they can lay up to 2 lots of eggs with 15-30 babies each time. That’s a lot of babies to look after! But then there are a lot of animals who eat turtle eggs and the baby hatchlings, including cats, rats, birds and foxes (and we have a lot of foxes in Mawson Lakes at night time), so the survival rate is rather low. Turtles live on water plants, snails, insects and bugs and best of all they clean up the dead fish and other rotting stuff in the lake. If you see one take a look, but be careful not to harm them. We don’t want to add dogs to their list of predators - not in Mawson Lakes at least.

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A turtle in the rocks at Mawson Lakes. Photo by Katarina Husakova

Words relating to turtles are hidden in the puzzle. Can you find them all? BEACH CARAPACE CHELONIAN EGGS ENDANGERED FLIPPERS

HATCHLING NESTING OCEAN PLASTRON POACHING REPTILE

LOGGERHEAD GREEN LEATHERBACK HAWKSBILL KEMPSRIDLEY OLIVERIDLEY


Pet Care with Dr Sarah PETS CAN'T OPEN FRIDGES Well most of them can't. This means your average dog or cat will only eat what you give them! Obesity is a major problem in today's pets, as they generally have a less active/indoor lifestyle and have trained their owners/slaves to feed them on demand. The "Oh I have to give him/ her something when he/she looks at me like that!" syndrome. A good way for owners to assess their pets weight is to GENTLY run their index finger along the side of their pet's chest from head to tail. If you can feel the ribs bump-bump-bump under your finger as you do this then their weight is good. If you have to push in to feel the ribs then weight loss is needed.

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Community Groups Listings sponsored by Mawson Lakes Living Community Church: Sundays 10:00am Pastor Chris Mann - 0403 007 156 or 8162 5108 www.mlcc.org.au Cricket Club: Two day and one day senior teams New Friday night u/10 team. Anton - 0412 394 592 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 Geoff - 0410 412 281 www.mawsonlakesfc.com.au Life Church: 5:00pm Sundays. Level 1, 31 Main Street. Nick - 8284 3861 www.lifechurchsa.com.au 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 mawsonlakesgirlguides@gmail.com Mawson Lakes Hotel Social Club: Lyall Hill - 0414 951 859 lyallhill@westnet.com.au Mawson Lakes Photography Club Vaughan 0400 472 318 mlpcpresident@gmail.com Mawson Lakes 'Ducklings' Playgroup: 9.30am Mon and Thurs at 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 www.mawsonlakesgolfclub.com.au

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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 www.rotaryclubmawsonlakes.org Significance Church: Sundays 10:00am 8260 1832 or 0434 679 754 A/H www.significancechurch.com.au

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