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THE Saints' first single (I'm) Stranded was considered so amateurish when it was released in Australia in 1976 that is was largely ignored here. But the rest of the world adored it and catapulted it into an instant global punk anthem.
The composer's edgy musicals are attracting new audiences, writes Bryce Hallett. AS THE new musical about teenage sexual angst Spring Awakening lines up to take several prizes at the Tony Awards in New York next week, a reawakening of interest in Stephen Sondheim has emerged.
LOTTERY winners will have six years to claim prizes before the money is forfeited under a law that means NSW Lotteries will strike it lucky to the tune of $155 million.
AUSTRALIAN novelist Tim Winton has been installed as second favourite behind septuagenarian Irish writer William Trevor for the Booker, one of the world's most prestigious literary prizes
One of Sydney's largest clubs admitted breaching gambling restrictions because patrons complained the rules caused them an ``inconvenient" wait for their winnings.