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We've handpicked some Sunday reading in the hope you get a little quiet time today. From a memorial service at an Indigenous community near Lightning Ridge to fake guns (well, maybe) and politicians borne from the real world - it's all here. Oh yes, and a basketball tour de force and an article about a chocolate factory.
Something for everyone? Well yes, quite possibly.
NEWCASTLE HERALD: The long journey to honour 'the coloured diggers'
John Paul Young, his long-time keyboardist and friend, Warren "Pig" Morgan, and percussionist Paul Kirtley had travelled more than 700 kilometres from their base at Lake Macquarie, driving across the vast sun-parched plains, to reach Goodooga.
By the measure of time, the journey had taken the musicians back more than 80 years, to the Second World War. They had travelled so far to attend a memorial service to honour two local men, Harold West and George Leonard. Read on
THE EXAMINER: Welfare-to-parliament: Tasmania's battler politicians
Meet the Tasmanian politicians drawing on lived experiences of struggle. When it comes to welfare, the experiences of te state's politicians overlaps that of the general population: it's been a lived experience of roughly a quarter.
Out of today's crop of 17 Tasmanian federal representatives, at least four have spoken openly about their lived experiences with government benefits. Read on
BALLARAT COURIER: What is it like to experiment with chocolate all day?
How exactly do you take an instantly recognisable and distinct flavour like a hot cross bun and squeeze it into an M&M?
Ballarat's Mars facility is home to an award-winning research and development team, which has come up with several inventions to bring new angles to its chocolates - that includes the hot cross bun M&Ms. Read on
THE LAND: 'I survived two crashes in one day'
Samantha Longmore considers herself lucky. Not because she survived two car accidents on the same day, or that she has no feeling down the right side of her body.
"I still think, Christ almighty, who hated you that day?"
Read more about Samantha and listen to her chat with reporter Lucy Kinbacher: right here
ILLAWARRA MERCURY: Inside LaVar Ball's first week in Wollongong (it's very Aussie)
He is the controversial patriarch of the Ball family.
Eldest son Lonzo is a bona fide NBA basketball star who was an LA Laker before he was traded recently to the New Orleans Pelicans. His youngest son LaMelo has just joined the Illawarra Hawks as their star signing under the National Basketball League's Next Stars program. Read on
NORTHERN DAILY LEADER: But the 106 replica guns for sale looked 'toy-like'
Police seized what they say are 106 replica firearms, which they allege are prohibited items. But, there's more.
"They're not machine guns or firearms that can be used in a bank robbery," the accused's solicitor said. "They're colourful in colour, lightweight; they're toy-like ... for comic people." Read on