Akubra Hats - Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. This is standard headgear for a true blue Aussie. Don't see them much in the cities but out in the country these are pretty much the norm!

The modern Australian cowboy doesn't consider himself properly dressed unless he's wearing an Akubra hat. Pictured here are spectators at The Stockman's Challenge horse event - Cloncurry, outback north east Queensland

Ken Done's painting of Sydney Harbour 1988 was the first "famous" Australian artwork that I was ever exposed to - I love the bright colours and how the sun features in the sky.

Ken Done, Sydney Harbour 1988 This makes me feel a bit sick, with the tall ships. so gaily erasing the invasion day aspect

Australia Remembers Sir Edward ('Weary') Dunlop (surgeon, war hero) whose courage and compassion whilst a Japanese prisoner of war inspired a generation. Australia's greatest hero.

Australia Remembers Sir Edward ('Weary') Dunlop (surgeon, war hero) whose courage and compassion whilst a Japanese prisoner of war inspired a generation.

Fred Hollows (1929-1993) - Australian ophtalmologist who was passionate about restoring the eyesight of aboriginal people and 3rd world communities. An Inspirer whose work is extended by the Fred Hollows Foundation and people he trained.

Fred Hollows was a passionate ophthalmologist who became known for his work helping restore the eyesight of countless thousands of.

As a gifted surgeon, respected humanitarian and skilled campaigner, Dr Victor Chang was a pioneer of the modern era of heart transplantation. He was murdered in 1991 as he drove to work and in 2000 Dr Victor Chang was named Australian of the Century by the people of Australia.

Named Australian of the Century - As a gifted surgeon, respected humanitarian and skilled campaigner, Dr Victor Chang was a pioneer of the modern era of heart transplantation. He was murdered in 1991 as he drove to work.

David Unaipon was the first Australian Aboriginal writer to have a book published in Australia. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=431534 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

David Unaipon (born David Ngunaitponi) September 1872 – 7 February was a well-known Indigenous Australian of the Ngarrindjeri people, a preacher, inventor and writer.

Vincent Lingiari AM, was an Aboriginal rights activist. Lingiari was a member of the Gurindji people.

Vincent Lingiari AM, was an Aboriginal rights activist. Lingiari was a member of the Gurindji people. In his earlier life he worked as a stockman at Wave Hill Cattle Station. He also played the didgeridoo

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