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Robyn Kemmis dies: tireless community leader, advocate for women, ‘wicked’ sense of humour

BY CHRISTOPHER HARRIS Robyn Kemmis, the Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney, died suddenly while visiting family in Queensland at the end of December. She was 72. Esteemed both within council and in the community, Robyn Kemmis had a particular passion for social equality and the advancement of women in management. Her career in council was […]

Uttering their final word

Death might be one of life's only certainties but it remains something of a taboo topic in polite society. A new documentary film screening on ABC2 aims to take the discussion of death out of the shadows. Screening as part of the channel’s Opening Shot series of documentaries produced by young Australians, The Final Word […]