Richard Gill, world-renowned conductor and music educator, dies age 76 | Music

It can be difficult to get world-famous musicians together at the same place and time, but renowned performers quickly gathered outside the Sydney home of internationally beloved conductor and music educator Richard Gill. On Friday night the associate principal trumpet for Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Paul Goodchild, called his friend Pat …

Conductor and Music Educator Richard Gill dies at 76 – Features

Conductor and Music Educator Richard Gill dies at 76 – Features

Richard Gill’s final public appearance was at the City Recital Hall in Sydney on 10th July. Up on stage in front of a thousand singers, he led Sydney’s Flash Mob through the Beatles’ ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’. In order to be there, he had discharged himself from the hospital were he …

WWF accused of politicising plight of Queensland dugongs as debate rages over gill net purchase

WWF accused of politicising plight of Queensland dugongs as debate rages over gill net purchase

Updated May 06, 2018 12:14:08 Photo: The WWF has bought the last remaining commercial gill net in a bid to protect dugongs. (Reuters, file photo) The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has been accused of playing political stunts and making a “money grab” as a divisive debate rages over the future …