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The way it was … Brian Henderson was inducted into the TV Week Logie Awards’ Hall of Fame in 2013.Credit:Malcolm Fairclough

Bert Newton, who was just as much a familiar face, died in October aged 83 and merited a state funeral. Newton’s son Matthew was in the US and could not attend but in a letter read out at the service, noted that while his dad was well known as a great entertainer, he “wouldn’t just be around for the laughs”. “Those close to him experienced how he’d show up in the tough times too. No one more than me,” he said.

Entertainment legend Bert Newton was remembered as a consummate showman, and a loving husband and father at a state funeral in November.

Entertainment legend Bert Newton was remembered as a consummate showman, and a loving husband and father at a state funeral in November.

The film world lost David Gulpilil, the actor and dancer known for Walkabout, Storm Boy, Rabbit-Proof Fence, and The Tracker. He died at the end of November aged 68 with lung cancer. Phillip Noyce, who…

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