Each new year, perhaps with the exception of 2020, brings new adventures and experiences.
There are memorable moments, standout news stories and exciting unveilings that become synonymous with the era in which they took place.
For all the highlights, however, come equally dark moments; moments that give us pause, frighten us and bring a unanimous sorrow.
The passing of a celebrity is one of those moments that can stay with us forever – recalling where we were and who we were with when we learnt of the sad news.
We're paying tribute to all those who have passed in 2021.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that the following article contains images of people who have died.
This article also deals with the topic of suicide. If you or someone you know has been affected by any of the issues raised in this article, help is always available. Call Lifeline on 13 11 14.
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