By Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra WITH its first anniversary on Sunday, the Abbott government wants to trumpet achievements. Ministers have been asked to put forward what they’ve done in their portfolios for airing in question time this week. But beyond that, given all the budget pain, a substantial victory was needed on a signature […]
CANBERRA living treasure Larry Sitsky is about to turn 80. The internationally acclaimed composer is non-plussed, asserting good health and dismissing the fuss saying: “It’s just a number”.
In a fond birthday profile, arts editor HELEN MUSA says despite his age, Sitsky still enjoys getting up people’s noses.