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Jim Steinman, Bat Out of Hell songwriter, dies at 73

Jim Steinman, Bat Out of Hell songwriter, dies at 73

Among many other songs, Steinman also wrote It’s All Coming Back to Me Now, a top 10 hit for Celine Dion in 1996, and Bonnie Tyler’s Total Eclipse of the Heart.

  • by Neil Genzlinger

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‘No question’ of retirement: Carla’s last interview left zero doubt

‘No question’ of retirement: Carla’s last interview left zero doubt

In a yet-to-be published profile with The Australian Women’s Weekly, Carla Zampatti’s love for life – and her work – was unwavering.

  • by Melissa Singer
Tommy Raudonikis memorial as it happened: Rugby league legend honoured in service at SCG

Tommy Raudonikis memorial as it happened: Rugby league legend honoured in service at SCG

Rugby league royalty paid tribute to the man known as ‘Tommy Terrific’ at the SCG on Monday.

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‘He was my hero’: John Coates’ touching tribute at Raudonikis memorial

‘He was my hero’: John Coates’ touching tribute at Raudonikis memorial

Rugby league royalty and state politicians farewelled Tommy Raudonikis at the SCG, a fortnight after his death on the Gold Coast.

  • by Adam Pengilly and Sarah Keoghan
Duke of Edinburgh, the prince of paradoxes, offers a clue on how to bridge the great climate divide

Duke of Edinburgh, the prince of paradoxes, offers a clue on how to bridge the great climate divide

Prince Philip was a conservationist, but hollow activism repelled him.

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Andrew Peacock: The man I knew and respected

Andrew Peacock: The man I knew and respected

He had a talent that drew people into his orbit – a charm, a self-deprecating wit, a certain style that grabbed the attention of friends and foes, inside and outside the arena of politics.

  • by John Ridley
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Photo Gallery: Andrew Peacock in pictures

Photo Gallery: Andrew Peacock in pictures

Andrew Peacock served in Parliament for over 28 years and was a Minister in the Gorton, McMahon and Fraser governments; and led the Liberal Party to two elections. After his service in Parliament, he served as Australia’s Ambassador to the United States.

Helen McCrory, star of Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter, dies aged 52

Helen McCrory, star of Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter, dies aged 52

“She died as she lived. Fearlessly. God we loved her and know how lucky we are to have had her in our lives,” her husband, Homeland actor Damian Lewis, said.

‘A great Australian and treasure’: Andrew Peacock dies in the US aged 82
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‘A great Australian and treasure’: Andrew Peacock dies in the US aged 82

Peacock’s death was confirmed on Friday night by his daughter Ann in a tribute to “my beautiful, loving, most caring, thoughtful, generous and brilliant father”.

  • by Tony Wright, Rob Sharp and David Crowe
‘I love you Dad’: Raudonikis’ son gives moving eulogy at packed funeral

‘I love you Dad’: Raudonikis’ son gives moving eulogy at packed funeral

Lincoln Raudonikis spoke lovingly of his father at Tom Raudonikis’ funeral on the Gold Coast.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Farewell dear Carla, my wise, fierce and generous friend

Farewell dear Carla, my wise, fierce and generous friend

Working with Carla Zampatti over recent years gave this former magazine editor some valuable life lessons in tenacity and timeliness – and in what makes Australian women tick.

  • by Kellie Hush