From the start, Peter Hood was ‘the driving force’ behind the band’s monstrous, pounding sound.
- by Glenn A Baker
John Elliott’s business career faded following his bankruptcy, but leading business figures say his contribution to Melbourne business life should not be so easily forgotten or dismissed.
- by Sarah Danckert and Daniel Brettig
The grainy yet distinct video of four white officers assaulting a black man is among the 20th century’s most recognised images.
To some, the businessman, former Liberal president and ex-Carlton boss will be remembered as a brilliant star who exploded across the corporate firmament. Others will look upon him less favourably.
- by Peter Denton
The journalist who took the tricycle for test drive wrote: “Formula One bath-chair … had travelled five yards outdoors when everything when phut.”
In her first 35 years, Maev O’Collins achieved success at school and university and carved out an envied reputation as a Melbourne social worker involved in family counselling and adoption.
- by Les Coleman
Despite seven convictions by the age of 18, his criminal record never matched his brutality.
- by Malcolm Brown
Groundbreaking animator Anne Jolliffe said, that as a woman in the business, “she had to work twice as hard as the men, be twice as good, and to fight”.
- by Janet Ramsay
Donald Westlake could launch a sequence of breath-taking pyrotechnics that few other clarinet players could match.
- by Nigel Westlake