COVER STORY: THE HOUSE RULES
It’s iconic now, but its construction took its toll on all involved. As the Sydney Opera House turns 45 in the centenary of its architect’s birth, we reveal some of the “restrained” celebrations planned during the current major upgrade, alongside an extract from a new book about the people behind the white sails.
COMPOSER OF THE MONTH
Inspired by the land around him, Tasmanian-born Peter Sculthorpe was perhaps the first to capture the essence of Australia in Western-style classical music. Graeme Skinner examines the life of a great composer who came to define our sound for the rest of the world.