Cathy Freeman was born in Mackay in Queensland in 1973. She won a sports scholarship to boarding school where she was able to have professional coaching.   Freeman is the first Aboriginal sprinter to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games (1994). She also won a silver medal in the 1996 Olympic Games.  She was made Young Australian of the Year in 1990 and Australian of the Year in 1998.

Cathy Freeman is the first Aboriginal sprinter to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games She also won a silver medal in the 1996 Olympic Games.

David Gordon Kirkpatrick was born on 13 June 1927 in Kempsey, New South Wales, the son of a cattle farmer. Kirkpatrick adopted the stage name "Slim Dusty" in 1938 at eleven years of age. His earliest musical influences included Jimmie Rodgers. In 1945, Dusty wrote When the Rain Tumbles Down in July and released his first record that year at the age of eighteen. In 1946, he signed his first recording contract with Columbia Graphophone for the Regal Zonophone label.

David Gordon Kirkpatrick was born on 13 June 1927 in Kempsey, New South Wales, the son of a cattle farmer. Kirkpatrick adopted the stage name "Slim Dusty" in 1938 at eleven years of age. His earliest musical influences included Jimmie Rodgers. In 1945, Dusty wrote When the Rain Tumbles Down in July and released his first record that year at the age of eighteen. In 1946, he signed his first recording contract with Columbia Graphophone for the Regal Zonophone label.

Dame Nellie Melba GBE (19 May 1861 – 23 February 1931), born Helen "Nellie" Porter Mitchell, was an Australian operatic soprano. She became one of the most famous singers of the late Victorian Era and the early 20th century. She was the first Australian to achieve international recognition as a classical musician.

Dame Nellie Melba GBE, born Helen Porter Mitchell, was an Australian operatic soprano. She became one of the most famous singers of the late Victorian era and the early century.

Dick Smith founded Dick Smith Foods in 1999, marketed as a crusade against foreign ownership of Australian food producers, particularly Arnott's Biscuits, which in 1997 became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Campbell Soup Company. Dick Smith Foods only sells foods produced in Australia by Australian-owned companies and in his spare time writes and explores and ventures the world in his helicopter.

Dick Smith - an Australian entrepreneur, businessman, aviator, and political activist. 1986 Australian of the Year. A man who puts his money where his mouth is. Much admired as a humanitarian. You just gotta love Dick!

Donald George Bradman  Born	27 August 1908  Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia  Died	25 February 2001 (aged 92) South Australia,  Nickname	The Don  Batting style	Right-handed  Bowling style	Right-arm leg break  acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time. Bradman's career Test batting average of 99.94 is often cited as statistically the greatest achievement by any sportsman in any major sport   Bradman practised alone with a cricket stump and a golf ball is part of Australian…

Cricketer Sir Donald George Bradman also known as “The Don” A Cricketer of Australia is greatest cricketer of all time. He also known for his best score in cricket Sir Donald Bradman Cricket of.

17th July 1998 – Marc Hunter – Dragon (Yeah, I know he was a Kiwi but he needs to be honoured here for his contribution to the Australian music industry)

Marc died on July 1998 (RIP)– Marc Hunter of the NZ/Australian Band Dragon (Yeah, I know he was a Kiwi but he needs to be honoured here for his contribution to the Australian music industry)

Mary Seah risked her life to help the prisoners of war for several years.  Mary Seah is highly respected by the returned soldiers and has been guest of honour at some of   their celebrations. She was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1996.

Mary Seah risked her life to help the prisoners of war for several years. Mary Seah is highly respected by the returned soldiers and has been guest of honour at some of their celebrations. She was made a Member of the Order of Australia in

Delvene Delaney (born 26 August 1951)The beauty pageant winner found fame on Australian television in the 1970s and 80's. Delaney has been married to The Paul Hogan Show co-star John Cornell since the 1970's . They have two children, Allira and Liana l. Liana is a model and actress, and Allira is a photographer.

Delvene Delaney (born 26 August 1951)The beauty pageant winner found fame on Australian television in the 1970s and 80's. Delaney has been married to The Paul Hogan Show co-star John Cornell since the 1970's . They have two children, Allira and Liana l. Liana is a model and actress, and Allira is a photographer.

Miranda May Kerr (born 20 April 1983)   rose to prominence in 2007 as one of the Victoria's Secret Angels. She is the first Australian to participate in the Victoria's Secret campaign and also represents Australian fashion chain David Jones.  Kerr began modeling in the fashion industry when she was 13, starting at Chaay's Modelling Agency, and soon after winning a 1997 Australian nationwide model search hosted by Dolly magazine and Impulse fragrances.

Miranda May Kerr (born 20 April 1983) rose to prominence in 2007 as one of the Victoria's Secret Angels. She is the first Australian to participate in the Victoria's Secret campaign and also represents Australian fashion chain David Jones. Kerr began modeling in the fashion industry when she was 13, starting at Chaay's Modelling Agency, and soon after winning a 1997 Australian nationwide model search hosted by Dolly magazine and Impulse fragrances.

Patrick Victor Martindale White was born in London on May 28, 1912, of Australian parents. He was brought up and educated in Sydney, Australia, until he was 13, he worked for two years on sheep stations in New South Wales.Before returning to the UK  to study modern languages at Cambridge and graduated in 1935 with the degree of Bachelor of Arts. White travelled in Europe he wrote poems, plays and novels.All published in the UK.

Patrick White (Patrick Victor Martindale White born in London on May 1912 – September an Australian author. Works include: The Burnt Ones, Voss

Peter Allen born Peter Richard Woolnough in Tenterfield, New South Wales, was the grandson of George Woolnough, whom Allen immortalised in his song "Tenterfield Saddler". Allen began his performing career with Chris Bell as one of the "Allen Brothers", who were a popular cabaret and television act . Mark Herron, the husband of Judy Garland, discovered Allen while he was performing in Hong Kong. He was invited to return with them to London and the United States where he performed with…

Peter Allen born Peter Richard Woolnough in Tenterfield, New South Wales, was the grandson of George Woolnough, whom Allen immortalised in his song "Tenterfield Saddler". Allen began his performing career with Chris Bell as one of the "Allen Brothers", who were a popular cabaret and television act . Mark Herron, the husband of Judy Garland, discovered Allen while he was performing in Hong Kong. He was invited to return with them to London and the United States where he performed with…

Fred Hollows entered medical school to become an ‘eye doctor’, He had worked as an alpine guide, an orderly in a psychiatric hospital, a bulldozer driver, and had done manual work in the back blocks of Queensland. Fred’s legacy lives on in the people who have had their sight restored, as well as in the facilities he has created in the poorest of countries. He was the ultimate humanitarian. A man who did so much for so many around the world. He is truly an aussie hero.

Fred Hollows entered medical school to become an ‘eye doctor’, He had worked as an alpine guide, an orderly in a psychiatric hospital, a bulldozer driver, and had done manual work in the back blocks of Queensland. Fred’s legacy lives on in the people who have had their sight restored, as well as in the facilities he has created in the poorest of countries. He was the ultimate humanitarian. A man who did so much for so many around the world. He is truly an aussie hero.

Hugo Wallace Weaving (born 4 April 1960) is a British-Australian film and stage actor. He is best known for his roles as Agent Smith in the Matrix trilogy, Elrond in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, "V" in V for Vendetta, and performances in numerous Australian character dramas .

HUGO WEAVING ~ (born 4 April is an Australian-British film and stage actor. He is best known for his roles as Agent Smith in The Matrix trilogy and Elrond in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy and The Hobbit film trilogy.

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