Psst! As part of @RookwoodCemeteryâ€™s 150th anniversary celebrations this year, Sydneyâ€™s Mortuary Station will be open to the public across the 2017 Queenâ€™s Birthday long weekend! This FREE event at Australiaâ€™s largest and oldest cemetery will include history talks and other activities.
Farewell John Clarke (1948-2017). You were the funniest of men. Image: John Clarke as Fred Dagg, 1982. By Rennie Ellis.
Two paintings discovered at the Royal College of Surgeons in London may be Australia's oldest oil paintings. They were painted between 1800 and 1807 by the artist John Lewin and were presented to the surgeon John Hunterâ€™s collection in London by his brother-in-law Sir Everard Home.