Russell Graham was passionate about the history and heritage of surfing and its culture.
- by Gordon Matthews
Much-loved crossword setter Donald Harrison has died.
- by Lynne Cairncross
Sir Gerard Brennan, the former chief justice of the High Court of Australia who wrote the lead judgement in the Mabo case that laid down the legal notion of prior Aboriginal occupation of Australian land, has died in Sydney at the age of 94.
Jillian Snell’s sudden death shocked and saddened her family and colleagues.
- by Peter Legzdins
Peter Noonan was a passionate advocate for the role of tertiary education in transforming people’s lives. Thousands of young Australians owe their chance at getting a life-changing education to Noonan and the work he did.
- by Mark Burford, Peter Dawkins and Robert Pascoe
The von Trapp family fled Nazis not across the Alps to Switzerland, but by daytime train to Italy.
Anthony George Klein was an outstanding physicist, research leader, teacher, science communicator, mentor, and much loved and admired family man, friend and colleague.
- by Leon Mann and David Satchell