Lane said "My designs are all original. Original from someone."
John Heard, an actor who played pained characters in dramas but was probably best known for his role as the father who mistakenly left his youngest son behind on a family trip to Paris in the comedy Home Alone, has died in Palo Alto, California aged 71.
Marilyn Monroe wrote that watching Aleshia Brevard was like seeing herself on film.
Despite his unconventional appearance and love of hospitality, barrister Michael Adams showed throughout his career a concern for vulnerable people in the justice system and his determination to provide an environment where equality of treatment might be possible.
Rat of Tobruk won the Military Cross at the 2nd Battle of El Alamein
Frances Gabe's self-cleaning house remained the only one of its kind ever built.
Bernie Shepherd was an indispensable part of curriculum, assessment, scaling and standard setting in NSW.
Filmmaker's father was projectionist, his mother an usherette
He later decried the prescription of ADHD medications as being "at unprecedented and unjustified levels".
John Ulrik, who fled a Hitler-threatened Europe in 1934, became an outstanding leader and organiser "out in the sticks" in Melbourne's east.
Presbyterian minister Ron Blackwood provided wise advice and leadership to his church through the difficult times leading to union in the Uniting Church.
Thanks to China's strict censorship most Chinese have probably never heard of Liu Xiaobo.
Yuri I. Drozdov, Elsa Martinelli, Captain "Tubby" Crawford
When Rudolf Nureyev was cranky, few would stand up to him. Lawrence was an exception.
Graceland brought world attention to South Africa.
Prolific playwright John Lee planned a series of uplifting, life-affirming, accessible and entertaining musicals that would investigate some of the moral quandaries of the human condition.
Sheila Michaels, who half a century ago, wielding two consonants and a period, changed the way modern women are addressed, has died in Manhattan. Ms Michaels, who introduced the honorific "Ms" into common parlance, was 78.
Nell Charlwood, a farm girl from the prairies, lived in Melbourne for 72 years as a Canadian citizen, and may have been the last of Melbourne's Canadian war brides.
In both his distinguished careers as meteorologist and internationalist,Ian Bell gave greatly and energetically to the world, and greatly enjoyed the giving.
Fendi under-the-arm handbag featured in three storylines in Sex and the City and became the "it" bag no self-respecting celebrity could be seen without.
Effects of the exposure to mustard gas plagued him throughout his life
Rather than searching for a drug that would block oestrogen, Angela Brodie looked for a way to limit its production.
Michael Nyqvist, a Swedish actor who starred in the original The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and the 2004 cult hit As It Is In Heaven has died of lung cancer at the age of 56. Raised in a Stockholm orphanage, he discovered acting while an exchange student in the US. He studied theatre but fame in Swedish film and television did not come until he was 39 when he starred in Together, a movie about a leftist commune in suburban Stockholm in the 1970s. Nyqvist tracked down his biological parents after he became a star. He spoke with his Swedish mother just once and found his pharmacist father in Venice. He also discovered two half-sisters.
Sister Margaret Dewey was a teacher and writer whose works offer a lively, readable challenge to explore what the gospel says to a diverse and shrinking world.
Tasmanian artist Tony Woods survived a disastrous fire in his studio in New York to rebuild his life and reputation in Melbourne.
Ellen Jose was not only a groundbreaking and radical indigenous artist, she was a lifelong anarchist and campaigner for social justice.
Michael Bond, who has died aged 91, was a prolific author of children's stories and the creator of Paddington Bear.
Theirs was the first same-sex kiss on Australian television, an almost shocking act of incredible bravery.
Hein Verbruggen, who has died aged 75, was president of cycling's governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale from 1991 to 2005 during the reign of Lance Armstrong, but was later accused of helping the American star to cheat.
Libertarians attempted to put support for freedom into practice in all aspects of their lives including through "free love".