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EDITORS DESK: Brisbane women lead the way for others

IN THIS edition we recognise International Women's Day (March 8) by profiling Brisbane women who have succeeded in their own right and act as inspiration for others. To support this year's theme "Together we can stop violence against women and girls" Elena Gosse (front page pic - pages 4, 5) has become a part of the Dancing CEOs, a fundraiser for the Women's Legal Service Queensland.

Of course, Women's education, self-confidence and esteem are all part in combating this complex problem, so it is wonderful to profile another great Brisbane success story, Wendy Makin who is renowned as one of Australia's best bridal wear designers. After more than 35 years designing for brides, her gowns have become known for their quality of design, fit and manufacture (pages 8, 9).

I trust you enjoy the read.

Gail Forrer

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Good changes to ANZAC service at Tewantin

ANZAC DAY: The  honour guard at the Tewantin Anzac Day dawn service.

Tewantin Noosa RSL Dawn Service will be done differently this year.

What's on: Brisbane

LEST WE FORGET: We can all pay our respects by attending an Anzac Day event.

Services are being held in your region so you can pay your respects.

The Trumpet Calls - WWI Tribute at museum

VALUED MEMORABILIA: Daphne Heaton holding the plaque issued to Private Roberts' family following his death in 1918. The personalised plaque, often referred to as the "Dead Man's Penny", was issued to next-of-kin of all service personnel who were killed as a result of the war.

The Nambour Museum is located at 18 Mitchell Street, Nambour.