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Obituary: John Douglas Pringle

JOHN DOUGLAS PRINGLE, twice editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, was one of the outstanding figures in Australian journalism.

Forget about culture and sophistication: I'll settle for gum trees, wombats and cockatoos

If a scattering of buildings in a leafy valley can qualify as a city, then Canberra probably qualifies. Otherwise the capital of Australia may simply have to rank as a rather beautiful park instead.

Pop: When Will I Be Famous?

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Obituary: Rosalie Gascoigne

ROSALIE GASCOIGNE was one of Australia's leading avant-garde artists. She was also a phenomenon. She did not begin her artistic career until she was in her fifties. She had her first solo exhibition in 1974, at the age of 57. Her vision and originality were recognised at once. The show was an immediate critical and commercial success. From that moment on, while others might have been thinking of retirement and a quiet old age, she continued to develop an extraordinary body of work, introducing a new note into Australian art, and forging an international reputation.

The Independent Archive: Englishwoman wins Prix Goncourt

30 September 1989 For 86 years the Academie Goncourt has ignored English writers - until now. Robert Winder interviews Joanna Richardson

Cricket: Interview Chris Adams - Adams the careful cavalier

Stephen Brenkley meets an England tourist with Aussie desire

East Timor Crisis: Nato reluctant to dispatch forces

YESTERDAY'S VIOLENCE in East Timor, literally on the doorstep of the United Nations mission, opens a diplomatic can of worms that the international community has been desperate to keep closed.

East Timor Crisis: No takers for policing mission

YESTERDAY'S VIOLENCE in East Timor, literally on the doorstep of the United Nations mission, opens a diplomatic can of worms that the international community has been desperate to keep closed.

Podium: Australia owes us an apology

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