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An underground magazine started in Sydney, Australia (1963–66) by Richard Neville (1941– ), and relaunched by him in London in 1966 with Jim Anderson and Felix Dennis. The ‘Schoolkids’ issue (No. 28) was the occasion of a notorious trial during which the editors were convicted of issuing a publication likely to ‘corrupt public morals’, but they were freed on appeal. Oz faded away in the winter of 1973, having reached a peak print run of 70,000 in 1971.

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