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Australian - Notable Historical Events

Ned KellyJun 28, 1880

BradmanNov 13, 1946

Ken RosewallJan 16, 1953

Rod LaverFeb 1, 1960

Guillermo VilasJan 2, 1980

Chris EvertDec 5, 1981

Bob HawkeMar 5, 1983

Mats WilanderDec 11, 1983

Pat CashJan 25, 1987

Steffi GrafJan 23, 1988

Ivan LendlJan 29, 1989

John McEnroeJan 21, 1990

Boris BeckerJan 18, 1991

Monica SelesJan 26, 1991

Pete SamprasJan 30, 1994

Mary PierceJan 27, 1995

Andre AgassiJan 29, 1995

Martina HingisJan 25, 1997

Rafael NadalJan 26, 2014

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Australian - Historical Events
Date Event
1854-12-03

Eureka Stockade: In what is claimed by many to be the birth of Australian democracy, more than 20 goldminers at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia are killed by state troopers in an uprising over mining licences.

1859-05-17

Australian Rules Football first 'laws of the game' published

1868-05-25

Australian Aboriginal Cricket tour of England begins v Surrey Gentlemen

1875-02-24

The SS Gothenburg hits the Great Barrier Reef and sinks off the Australian east coast, killing approximately 100, including a number of high profile civil servants and dignitaries.

1880-02-02

SS Strathleven arrives in London with 1st Australian frozen mutton

1880-06-28

Ned Kelly the Australian bushranger captured at Glenrowan.

1880-11-11

Australian Bushranger and outlaw Ned Kelly is hanged at Melbourne Gaol

1887-01-21

Brisbane receives a daily rainfall of 465 millimetres (18.3 inches), a record for any Australian capital city.

1888-02-24

Louisville, Ky becomes 1st government in US to adopt Australian ballot

1889-01-16

128°F (53°C), Cloncurry, Queensland (Australian record)

1894-11-12

Lawrence Hargrave, Australian aeronautical pioneer and inventor of the box kite, linked four huge box kites together and flew - but remained attached to the ground by piano wire

1895-01-30

C J Eady (Tas) 1st Australian to score twin centuries (v Vic)

1899-01-22

Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation.

1899-02-02

The Australian Premiers' Conference held in Melbourne decides to locate Australia's capital (Canberra) between Sydney and Melbourne.

1901-05-09

The first Australian Parliament opens in Melbourne, though the first working session will not be until 21 May

1902-07-12

Australian parliament agrees to female suffrage

1904-04-26

John C Watson leads the first Labour Government of Australian when Alfred Deakin resigns; Watson himself will resign in August

1904-04-27

The Australian Labor Party under Chris Watson becomes the first Labour government in the world

1905-06-30

Conservative Australian Prime Minister George H. Reid is forced to resign and Alfred Deakin returns to power on July 5

1905-11-21

1st game ever played in the Australian Tennis Open

1906-09-01

British New Guinea placed under Australian administration

1908-06-10

The Australian Parliament passes the Invalid and Old Age Pensions Act providing for pensions for British subjects (excluding aborigines) at age 65

1913-03-12

Foundation stone of the Australian capital in Canberra laid

1914-11-09

Off Cocos Island, near Sumatra, the Australian cruiser 'Sydney' sinks German cruiser 'Emden', which has been attacking ships in the Pacific

1914-12-23

World War I: Australian and New Zealand troops arrive in Cairo, Egypt.

1915-07-01

Australian Survey Corps becomes part of Military Forces

1916-10-28

Australian government holds a national referendum seeking support for the proposal of compulsory conscription; it is rejected

1918-06-26

The Australian steamer Wimmera is sunk by a mine laid north of Cape Maria van Diemen in 1917 by the German raider Wolf; 26 of its 151 passengers and crew were killed

1918-08-08

WWI: The Battle of Amiens begins - Canada/Australian/British breakthrough with 600 tanks, The end of trench warfare

1918-08-29

Bapaume taken by Australian Corps and Canadian Corps in the Hundred Days Offensive

1921-02-15

Arthur Mailey completes 9-121 v England, Australian Test Cricket rec

1927-05-09

The Australian Parliament first convenes in Canberra.

1931-01-22

Sir Isaac Isaacs is sworn in as the first Australian-born Governor-General of Australia.

1933-09-11

Britain's Fred Perry thwarts Australian Jack Crawford's bid for a Grand Slam by defeating him at US Tennis championship

1934-01-27

27th Australian Men's Tennis Open: Fred Perry beat Crawford (6-3 7-5 6-1)

1936-08-24

Australian Antarctic Territory created

1939-03-30

First flight of the Australian C.A.C. CA-16 Wirraway.

1941-01-05

British/Australian troops conquer Bardia Lybia

1941-01-21

Australian and British troops attack Tobruk, Libya

1941-01-22

British/Australian troops capture Tobruk from Italians

1941-01-30

Australian troops conquer Derna, Libya

1941-12-07

Australian bombers land on Timor/Ambon

1941-12-17

Dutch & Australian troops lands on Portuguese Timor

1942-01-03

American-British-Dutch-Australian (ABDA) Command forms

1942-02-19

About 150 Japanese warplanes attacked the Australian city of Darwin

1942-05-04

Battle of Coral Sea begins in the Pacific (1st sea battle fought solely in air) between Japanese, US and Australian navies and air forces

1942-10-09

Statute of Westminster 1931 passed by the Australian parliament, formalises Australian autonomy.

1942-10-26

Fourth day of battle at El Alamein: Australian breakthrough

1942-10-27

5th day of battle at El Alamein: heavy battles/Australian advance

1942-10-30

8th day of battle at El Alamein: new Australian assault

1942-12-11

Australian/Dutch guerrilla troops evacuated to Timor near Australia

1943-03-03

Battle of the Bismarck Sea during WWII: Australian and American airforces devastate Japanese navy convoy

1943-05-14

Sinking of the Australian Hospital Ship Centaur off the coast of Queensland, by a Japanese submarine.

1943-09-11

US & Australian troops join in Salamaua, New Guinea

1945-05-01

Australian & Dutch troops lands on Tarakan

1945-06-09

-10] Australian troops lands in Brunei Bay North-Borneo

1945-07-16

Australian Services win 3rd Victory Test Cricket by 4 wickets

1945-08-08

England & Australian Services draw 4th Victory Test

1945-11-13

Australian Services draw 1st Victory Test against India

1945-11-28

Australian Services draw second Victory Test Cricket v India at Calcutta

1946-11-13

Bradman scores 106 for an Australian XI v the MCC

1947-07-22

-8°F (-13°C), Charlotte Pass, NSW (Australian record)

1948-03-15

Bradman scores 115 for the Australian cricket team v Western Australia

1950-06-08

Sir Thomas Blamey becomes the only Field Marshal in Australian history.

1953-01-16

27th Australian Womens Tennis: Maureen Connolly beat J Sampson (6-3 6-2)

1953-01-16

41st Australian Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats Mervyn Rose (6-0 6-3 6-4)

1958-02-22

Australian swimmer Jon Konrads sets 6 world records in 2 days

1960-02-01

34th Australian Womens Tennis: Margaret Smith beats J Lehane (75 62)

1960-02-01

48th Australian Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats N Fraser (57 36 63 86 86)

1962-01-15

50th Australian Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats R Emerson (86 06 64 64)

1964-02-10

Australian destroyer HMAS Voyager sinks after colliding with aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne, killing 82

1965-04-29

Australian government announces it would send troops to Vietnam

1965-07-14

Australian Ronald Clarke runs world record 10k (27:39.4)

1966-02-14

Australian currency is decimalised, and decimal currency postage stamps introduced

1967-05-27

Australians vote in favor of a constitutional referendum granting the Australian government the power to make laws to benefit Indigenous Australians and to count them in the national census.

1967-05-29

Australian Paul McManus water skis barefoot for 1:30:19

1968-10-14

A 6.8 earthquake wrecked the Australian town of Meckering, and also ruptured all major roads and railways nearby.

1969-06-02

Australian aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne slices US destroyer USS Frank E Evans in half, killing 74 (South Vietnam)

1971-08-18

New Zealand Prime Minister Keith Holyoake announces in Parliament that New Zealand's combat force would be withdrawn from Vietnam before the end of the year, coinciding with a similar announcement by the Australian government

1971-10-02

Homing pigeon averages 133 KPH (record) in 1100-km Australian race

1973-01-01

47th Australian Women's Tennis: Margaret Court beats Goolagong (64 75)

1973-12-31

61st Australian Mens Tennis: John Newcombe beats O Parun (63 67 75 61)

1975-11-11

Australian PM Gough Whitlam removed from office by Governor General Sir John Kerr (1st elected PM removed in 200 yrs)

1975-12-13

Australian Conservatives & Liberals win parliamentary election

1976-06-11

Australian band AC/DC begin their 1st headline tour of Britain

1978-10-21

Australian civilian pilot Frederick Valentich vanishes in a Cessna 182 over the Bass Strait south of Melbourne, after reporting contact with an unidentified aircraft.

1979-03-24

1st appearance as Australian cricket captain for Kim Hughes

1980-01-01

54th Australian Womens Tennis: Barbara Jordan beats S Walsh (63 63)

1980-01-02

68th Australian Men Tennis: Guillermo Vilas beat John Sadri (76 63 62)

1980-08-17

Azaria Chamberlain disappears, likely taken by a dingo, leading to what was then the most publicised trial in Australian history

1981-01-03

55th Australian Womens Tennis: H Mandlikova beats W Turnbull (60 75)

1981-01-04

69th Australian Mens Tennis: B Teacher beats Kim Warwick (75 76 63)

1981-02-10

Dennis Lillee becomes Australian Cricket's top wicket-taker with 249

1981-12-05

56th Australian Women Tennis: Navratilova beats Chris Evert (67 64 75)

1982-01-02

70th Australian Mens Tennis: Johan Kriek beats S Denton (62 76 67 64)

1982-12-12

57th Australian Womens Tennis: C Evert beats M Navratilova (63 26 63)

1982-12-13

71st Australian Mens Tennis: Johan Kriek beats Steve Denton (63 63 62)

1983-03-05

Bob Hawke (Labour) defeats Australian PM Malcolm Fraser (Cons)

1983-12-10

58th Australian Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats K Jordan (62 76)

1983-12-11

72nd Australian Mens Tennis: Mats Wilander beats Ivan Lendl (61 64 64)

1984-11-26

Kim Hughes tearfully resigns as Australian cricket captain

1984-12-08

73rd Australian Men Tennis: Mats Wilander beats K Curren (67 64 76 62)

1984-12-09

59th Australian Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats H Sukova (67 61 63)

1985-12-08

60th Australian Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats C Evert (62 46 62)

1985-12-09

74th Australian Mens Tennis: S Edberg beats Mats Wilander (64 63 63)

1987-01-24

61st Australian Womens Tennis: H Mandlikova beat M Navratilova (75 76)

1987-01-25

75th Australian Mens Tennis: S Edberg beats Pat Cash (63 64 36 57 63)

1988-01-01

Czech born tennis star Hana Mandikova becomes an Australian Citizen

1988-01-23

62nd Australian Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Chris Evert (6-1 7-6)

1988-01-24

76th Australian Mens Tennis: M Wilander beats P Cash (63 67 36 61 86)

1988-01-26

Australian 200th anniversary parade of tall ships in Sydney Harbour

1989-01-28

63rd Australian Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (6-4 6-4)

1989-01-29

77th Australian Men Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats Miloslav Mecir (62 62 62)

1989-02-01

The Western Australian towns of Kalgoorlie and Boulder amalgamate to form the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

1990-01-21

John McEnroe becomes 1st ever player to be expelled from the Australian Open

1990-01-27

64th Australian Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats MJ Fernandez (6-3, 6-4)

1990-01-28

78th Australian Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats S Edberg (46 76 52-ret)

1991-01-18

Longest tennis match at the Australian Open, Boris Becker beats Italy's Omar Camporese in 5 hours & 11 mins

1991-01-26

65th Australian Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats J Novotna (57 63 61)

1991-01-27

79th Australian Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats Ivan Lendl (1-6, 6-4. 6-4, 6-4)

1991-04-06

Subhana, becomes 1st Australian woman to become a Zen teacher

1992-01-01

Bush is 1st US president to address Australian Parliament

1992-01-25

66th Australian Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats M Fernandez (62 63)

1992-01-26

80th Australian Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats S Edberg (63 36 64 62)

1992-12-30

Shane Warne takes 7-52 to lead Australian MCG win v West Indies

1993-01-30

67th Australian Women's Tennis Open: Monica Seles beat Graf (4-6 6-3 6-2)

1993-01-31

81st Australian Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats S Edberg (62 61 26 75)

1993-07-23

NY Yankee Mark Hutton is 1st Australian to be a starting pitcher, He beats Angels 5-2; Yanks, Red Sox, Blue Jays 3 way tie for 1st

1994-01-30

68th Australian Women's Tennis Open: S Graf beats A S Vicario (6-0 6-2)

1994-01-30

82nd Australian Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Todd Martin (76 64 64)

1995-01-27

69th Australian Womens Tennis: Mary Pierce beats A S Vicario (63 62)

1995-01-29

Andre Agassi defeats Pete Sampras to win Australian Open

1995-12-10

Muralitharan takes 2-224 in Australian innings of 5-617

1996-01-27

70th Australian Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats Anke Huber (64 61)

1996-01-28

84th Australian Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats M Chang (62 64 26 62)

1996-03-11

John Winston Howard becomes the 25th Prime Minister of Australia. His term in office is the second longest in Australian history, ending on December 3, 2007.

1997-01-25

71st Australian Womens Tennis: Martina Hingis beat Mary Pierce (6-2 6-2)

1997-01-26

85th Australian Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Carlos Moya (62 63 63)

1997-03-02

Gail Graham wins LPGA Alpine Australian Ladies Masters

1997-03-24

Australian parliament overturns world's 1st & only euthanasia law

1998-01-31

72nd Australian Womens Tennis: Martina Hingis beats C Martinez (63 63)

1998-02-01

86th Australian Mens Tennis: Petr Korda beats Marcelo Rios (62 62 62)

1998-02-01

Australian Mixed: J Gimelstob & V Williams beat Suk & Sukova (62 61)

1998-03-01

Australian Ladies Masters Golf

1999-01-22

Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons are burned alive by radical Hindus while sleeping in their car in Eastern India.

1999-04-14

A severe hailstorm strikes Sydney, Australia causing A$1.7 billion in insured damages, the most costly natural disaster in Australian history.

1999-06-06

In Australian Rules Football, Tony Lockett breaks the record for career goals, previously 1299 by Gordon Coventry and which had stood since 1937.

1999-11-06

Australians vote to keep the British monarch as their head of state in the Australian republic referendum.

2004-09-09

2004 A bomb explodes outside the Australian embassy in Jakarta, killing 10 people.

2005-07-02

South African tennis player Wesley Moodie and Australian Stephen Huss win the Wimbledon Men's double title

2007-03-24

The Australian Labor Party is reinstated after the New South Wales state elections.

2007-11-24

Australians elect the Kevin Rudd-led centre-left Australian Labor Party at the federal election, ending the eleven-year tenure of the John Howard-led centre-right Liberal/National coalition government.

2008-02-13

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd makes an historic apology to the Indigenous Australians and the Stolen Generations.

2010-11-13

Australian rock band Powderfinger, perform their last concert at the Brisbane River Stage

2011-10-27

The Royal Australian Navy announces that they discovered the wreck of a World War II submarine in Simpson Harbour, Papua New Guinea during Operation RENDER SAFE - it is likely to be Japanese.

2012-02-04

Tens of thousands of people are stranded by floods in the Australian states of New South Wales and Queensland

2012-06-12

An Australian coroner's report rules that a dingo was responsible for the death of a baby in 1980

2012-12-14

Australian Joel Parkinson wins the 2012 ASP World Tour

2013-01-26

Victoria Azarenka defeats Li Na to win the women's singles at the 2013 Australian Open

2013-01-27

Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray to wins his third consecutive men's singles title at the 2013 Australian Open

2013-06-26

Kevin Rudd defeats Julia Gillard in a leadership battle to become Australian Prime Minister

2013-09-28

Hawthorn defeats Fremantle to win the 2013 Australian Rules Premiership

2014-01-25

Li Na defeats Dominika Cibulková to win the Australian tennis open

2014-01-26

Stanislas Wawrinka defeats Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Tennis Open

2014-02-09

Australian National University scientists discover the oldest known star at 13.6 billion years old

2014-06-30

Australian entertainer Rolf Harris is convicted of indecent assault in London, England

2016-01-30

Angelique Kerber Upsets Serena Williams to Win Australian Open

2016-01-31

Novak Djokovic Beats Andy Murray to Win Australian Open

2016-03-07

Maria Sharapova suspended from tennis after she failed a drug test at the Australian Open in January. The banned drug meldonium was found in the test.

2016-04-04

Australian tax office probes hundreds for possible tax evasion after Panama leak

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Australian - Notable Birthdays

Teddy FlackNov 5, 1873

Raymond DartFeb 4, 1893

BradmanAug 27, 1908

Bob HawkeDec 9, 1929

Rod TaylorJan 11, 1930

ashley j cooperSep 15, 1936

Nick CaveSep 22, 1957

Steve IrwinFeb 22, 1962

Steve ElkingtonDec 8, 1962

Russell CroweApr 7, 1964

Kylie MinogueMay 28, 1968

Hugh JackmanOct 12, 1968

Cate BlanchettMay 14, 1969

Glenn McGrathFeb 9, 1970

Anke HuberDec 4, 1974

Mary PierceJan 15, 1975

Isla FisherFeb 3, 1976

Heath LedgerApr 4, 1979

Daniel JohnsApr 22, 1979

Holly ValanceMay 11, 1983

Australian - Birthdays
Date Event
1790-08-13

William Wentworth, Australian explorer and politician (d. 1872)

1792-06-16

Sir Thomas Mitchell, Australian explorer (d. 1855)

1800-06-01

Edward Deas Thomson, Australian politician (d. 1879)

1815-09-07

John McDouall Stuart, Australian explorer (d. 1866)

1826-08-06

Thomas Alexander Browne, Australian writer (d. 1915)

1830-01-02

Henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer

1842-01-15

Blessed Mary McKillop, Australian candidate for sainthood (d. 1909)

1843-01-11

Charles Yelverton O'Connor, Irish-Australian engineer (d. 1902)

1844-09-10

Abel Hoadley, Australian confectioner (d. 1918)

1848-02-17

Louisa Lawson, Australian suffragist and writer (d. 1920)

1848-07-18

W.G. Grace, English and Australian Cricketers at Crystal Palace

1851-06-19

Billy Midwinter, Australian cricketer (d. 1890)

1851-08-24

Tom Kendall, Australian cricketer (d. 1924)

1852-02-29

Frank Gavan Duffy, Australian judge (d. 1936)

1854-04-11

Hugh Massie, cricketer (Australian batsman of the 1880's)

1854-10-18

Bill Murdoch, cricketer (great pioneer of Australian Test cricket)

1855-08-03

Joe Hunter, Former Australian cricketer (d. 1891)

1855-08-11

John Hodges, Australian cricketer (d. 1933)

1856-01-14

J. F. Archibald, Australian journalist and publisher (d. 1919)

1856-03-08

Tom Roberts, Australian artist (d. 1931)

1856-08-01

George Coulthard, Former Australian rules footballer and cricketer (d. 1883)

1857-01-06

Hugh Mahon, Irish-born Australian politician (d. 1931)

1857-09-02

Thomas Groube, Australian cricketer (d. 1927)

1858-07-26

Tommy Garrett, cricketer (original Australian Test player)

1858-11-13

Percy McDonnell, cricketer (Australian batsman of the 1880's)

1860-06-20

Jack Worrall, Australian cricketer, footballer, and coach (d. 1937)

1860-10-19

Affie Jarvis, cricketer (Australian WK of the late 19th century)

1861-05-19

Dame Nellie Melba, Australian opera singer (d. 1931)

1861-08-01

Sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's)

1863-01-28

Ernst William Christmas, Australian painter (d. 1918)

1863-06-18

George Essex Evans, Australian poet (d. 1909)

1865-04-16

Henry George Chauvel, Australian general (d. 1945)

1865-08-02

John Radecki, Australian stained glass artist (d. 1955)

1866-01-02

Prof Gilbert Murray, Australian classical scholar (d. 1957)

1866-03-15

Matthew Charlton, Australian politician (d. 1948)

1866-04-11

Bernard O'Dowd, Australian poet (d. 1953)

1866-08-05

Harry Trott, Australian cricketer (d. 1917)

1867-05-10

Jim Kelly, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian 1896-1905)

1867-05-21

John James Ferris, cricketer (mighty Australian bowler of late 1880's)

1867-06-17

Henry Lawson, Australian poet (d. 1922)

1867-06-19

Frank Iredale, cricketer (Australian batsman 1894-99)

1869-12-29

Bill Howell, cricketer (Australian bowler at turn of century)

1870-01-14

Sir George Pearce, Australian politician (d. 1952)

1870-04-14

Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian batsman in 58 Tests 1890-1912)

1870-10-10

Louise Mack, Australian writer (d. 1935)

1870-11-21

Joe Darling, cricketer (Australian lefty batsman at turn of century)

1872-01-24

Ethel Turner, Australian author (d. 1958)

1873-01-28

M A Noble, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder at turn of century)

1873-11-05

Teddy Flack [Edwin], London, Australian athlete, double Olympic gold medallist in 1896, (d. 1935)

1875-12-03

Max Meldrum, Scottish-born Australian painter (d. 1955)

1876-05-03

Bert Hopkins, cricketer (Australian pace bowler of the 1900's)

1876-09-07

C.J. Dennis, Australian poet and writer (d. 1938)

1876-10-04

Hugh McCrae, Australian writer (d. 1958)

1877-01-17

May Gibbs, Australian children's author (d. 1969)

1877-03-18

Clem Hill, cricketer (all-time great Australian batsman)

1878-08-17

Reg Duff, cricketer (Australian bat, century on debut 1902)

1878-10-13

Patrick Joseph Hartigan, Australian Roman Catholic priest (d. 1952)

1879-05-03

Fergus McMaster, Australian businessman (d. 1950)

1880-08-08

Earle Page, Australian politician (d. 1961)

1880-12-11

Frank Tarrant, Australian cricketer (d. 1951)

1881-01-13

Essington Lewis, Australian industrialist (d. 1961)

1881-07-03

Leon Errol, Australian actor (Ziegfeld Follies, What a Blonde!)

1881-10-28

Vin Coutie, Australian footballer

1882-04-05

Don Blackie, cricketer (Australian off-spinner in 1928-29 yes, age 46)

1882-04-07

Bert "Dainty" Ironmonger, cricketer (belated Australian rep 1928-33)

1882-07-02

Edgar Mayne, cricketer (Australian batsman, prolific for Victoria)

1882-12-31

Martin O'Meara, Australian soldier (d. 1935)

1883-03-16

Ethel Anderson, Australian poet (d. 1958)

1883-04-12

Dally Messenger, Australian rugby league footballer (d. 1959)

1883-12-04

Katharine Susannah Prichard, Australian author (d. 1969)

1883-12-26

Frank Debenham, Australian geographer/geologist

1884-02-08

Reginald Baker, Australian athlete and actor (d. 1953)

1884-03-18

Bernard Cronin, Australian author and journalist (d. 1968)

1885-01-08

John Curtin, Victoria, Australian PM (Labor, 1941-45)

1885-08-18

Nettie Palmer, Australian poet and essayist (d. 1964)

1885-08-28

Vance Palmer, Australian author (d. 1959)

1886-08-12

Sir Keith Murdoch, Australian journalist and newspaper owner (d. 1952)

1886-08-15

Bill Whitty, cricketer (Australian left-arm bowler 1909-12)

1888-02-02

Frederick Lane, Australian swimmer (d. 1969)

1888-07-24

Arthur Richardson, Australian cricket batsman (20's)

1888-11-29

Joe Slater, Australian Rules footballer (d. 1917)

1889-04-25

Charles Kellaway, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder of 1920's)

1889-08-08

Jack Ryder, cricketer (athletic Australian all-rounder & captain)

1889-09-18

Doris Blackburn, Australian politician (d. 1970)

1889-11-23

Harry Sunderland, Australian rugby league identity (d. 1964)

1890-02-11

David Drummond, Australian politician (d. 1965)

1891-01-06

Ted McDonald, cricketer (great Australian quick of 20's)

1891-02-23

Harold Horder, Australian Rugby League player (d. 1978)

1891-04-13

Maurice Vincent Buckley, Australian winner of the Victoria Cross (d. 1921)

1891-06-18

Mae Busch, Australian actress (d. 1946)

1891-07-28

Ron Oxenham, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1928-32)

1891-12-25

Clarrie Grimmett, cricketer (in Dunedin Great Australian leg-spinner)

1892-03-17

Benjamin Drake Van Wissen, Australian Engineer (d. 1984)

1893-01-10

Albert Jacka, Australian soldier, first Australian World War I Victoria Cross winner (d. 1932)

1893-01-13

Roy Cazaly, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)

1893-01-16

Daisy Kennedy, Australian violinist (d. 1981)

1893-02-04

Raymond Dart, Australian paleoanthropologist (Australopithecus africanus)

1894-08-31

Albert Facey, Australian writer (d. 1982)

1894-09-09

Bert Oldfield, Australian cricketer (d. 1976)

1895-01-07

Sir Hudson Fysh, Australian aviator and co-founder of QANTAS (d. 1974)

1895-05-24

H S T L "Stork" Hendry, cricketer (Australian all-rounder post-WWI)

1895-08-10

Hammy Love, Former Australian cricketer (d. 1969)

1895-08-14

Jack Gregory, cricketer (Australian all-rounder of post-WWI years)

1896-01-02

Sir Lawrence Wackett, Australian aircraft engineer (d. 1982)

1896-11-16

Joan Lindsay, Australian author (d. 1984)

1897-01-20

Mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist)

1897-02-09

Charles Edward Kingsford-Smith, pioneer Australian aviator

1897-08-22

Bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series)

1899-03-02

Pattie Maie Menzies, Australian dame

1899-07-27

Perc Hornibrook, Australian cricket left-arm bowler (20's)

1899-09-24

Sir William Dobell, Australian portrait artist (d. 1970)

1900-01-07

John Brownlee, Australian tenor (d. 1969)

1900-10-19

Bill Ponsford, cricketer (great Australian batsman, HS 437 Vic v NSW)

1901-05-15

Xavier Herbert, Australian author (d. 1984)

1902-06-17

Alec Hurwood, Australian cricketer (d. 1982)

1903-01-05

Harold Gatty, Australian aviator, navigator with Wiley Post (d. 1957)

1903-11-01

Edward "Carji" Greeves, Australian rules footballer (d. 1963)

1904-04-14

Lionel Birkett, cricketer (WI vice-capt on Australian tour 1930-31)

1904-12-28

Clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer

1905-02-10

Max Schubert, a pioneering Australian winemaker

1905-12-20

"Tiger" Bill O'Reilly, cricketer (mighty Australian leg-spinner)

1906-05-16

Ernie McCormick, cricketer (Australian quickie of late 30's)

1906-05-21

Keith Rigg, cricketer (Australian Test batsman in the thirties)

1906-06-16

Alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)

1906-08-12

Harry Hopman, Australian-born tennis player and coach (d. 1985)

1907-01-06

David Fleay, Australian naturalist (d. 1993)

1907-07-02

Leo O'Brien, cricketer (Australian batsman in 5 Tests 1932-36)

1907-08-11

Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)

1908-04-28

Jack Fingleton, cricketer (Australian opener of 30's)

1908-08-23

Ben Barnett, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (1938 England tour)

1908-08-27

Donald [George] Bradman, Cootamundra New South Wales, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs)

1908-10-09

Harry Hooton, Australian poet (d. 1961)

1909-02-23

Frank Ward, cricketer (Australian leggie late 30s)

1909-08-14

Len Darling, cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's)

1909-09-05

Archie Jackson, Australian cricketer (d. 1933)

1909-12-11

Ronald McKie, Australian author (d. 1991)

1910-01-11

Sir Shane Paltridge, Australian politician (d. 1966)

1910-04-17

Ivan Goff, Australian screenwriter (d. 1999)

1910-06-26

Charles Spry, Australian security chief

1910-07-16

Stan McCabe, cricketer (exciting NSW & Australian batsman of 30's)

1910-10-01

José Enrique Moyal, Australian mathematical physicist (d. 1998)

1911-01-07

Merv Waite, cricketer (S Australian all-rounder)

1911-01-11

Nora Heysen, Australian artist (d. 2003)

1911-04-04

Max Dupain, Australian photographer (d. 1992)

1911-09-09

John Gorton, Australian politician (d. 2002)

1911-12-31

Dal Stivens, Australian novelist (d. 1997)

1912-02-07

Russell Drysdale, Australian Artist {d. 1981}

1912-07-20

George Johnston, Australian journalist and novelist (d. 1970)

1912-07-31

Bill Brown, cricketer (Australian opener of the 30's & 40's)

1912-09-02

Ernest Bromley, Australian cricketer (d. 1967)

1913-01-15

Miriam Hyde, Australian composer (d. 2005)

1913-01-19

Rex Ingamells, Australian poet (d. 1955)

1913-05-09

Victor Smith, Admiral (Australian Chiefs of Staff)

1913-08-28

Lindsay Hassett, cricketer (great Australian bat & capt after Bradman)

1913-12-30

Elyne Mitchell, Australian author (d. 2002)

1914-02-14

Norman Von Nida, Australian golfer (d. 2007)

1914-03-28

Kenneth Richard Norris, Australian entomologist (d. 2003)

1914-04-10

Jack Badcock, cricketer (Tasmania Australian batsman of 30's)

1914-09-07

Graeme Bell, Australian pianist and composer

1914-10-04

Jim Cairns, Australian politician (d. 2003)

1914-12-29

Albert Tucker, Australian artist (d. 1999)

1915-06-20

Dick Reynolds, Australian rules footballer and coach (d. 2002)

1915-07-27

Jack Iverson, Australian cricket mystery spinner (late 40's)

1915-08-14

B.A. Santamaria, Australian political activist and journalist (d. 1998)

1915-11-25

Ron Hamence, cricketer (Australian batsman post-WWII)

1915-12-04

Fred Freer, cricketer (Australian pace bowler played one Test in 1946)

1915-12-09

Colin McCool, cricketer (Australian leg-spin all rounder late 40s)

1916-01-06

Vincent Serventy, Australian writer and conservationist (d. 2007)

1916-02-26

Ross Gregory, cricketer (Australian batsman 1936-37, died in WW II)

1916-06-05

Syd Barnes, cricketer (Australian batsmen of 30's/40's)

1916-10-16

George Turner, Australian author (d. 1997)

1917-03-21

Frank Hardy, Australian author (d. 1994)

1917-07-24

Jack Moroney, Australian cricketer (d. 1999)

1917-09-07

John Cornforth, Australian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate, (d. 2013)

1917-10-17

Sumner Locke Elliott, Australian-born American novelist (d. 1991)

1918-05-04

Thomas Mead, Australian politician and journalist (d. 2004)

1918-10-14

Doug Ring, cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's)

1918-12-08

Ian Johnson, cricketer (Australian Test captbetween Hassett & Craig)

1919-03-18

Len Johnson, cricketer (Australian fast bowler played Test in 1948)

1919-04-19

Gil Langley, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1951-56)

1919-04-20

Richard Hillary, Australian Spitfire pilot and author (d. 1943)

1919-07-24

Robert Marsden Hope, Australian Justice (d. 1999)

1919-10-07

Sir Zelman Cowen, Australian politician

1919-10-17

John Moroney, cricketer (Australian opener 1949-51)

1920-01-12

Prof Jerzy Zubrzycki, Polish-born Australian sociologist

1920-02-03

Tony Gaze, Australian racing driver

1920-06-08

Gwen Harwood, Australian poet (d. 1995)

1920-07-29

Neville Jeffress, Australian founder of Media Monitors Australia (d. 2007)

1920-10-04

George Tribe, cricketer (Australian chinaman bowler, Northants)

1920-11-03

Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Australian writer (d. 1993)

1921-01-25

Russell Reading Braddon, Australian author

1921-03-04

Dinny Pails, Australian tennis player

1921-03-29

Sam Loxton, cricketer (flamboyant Australian batsman of late 40's)

1921-04-13

Maxwell Henley Harris, Australian poet/publisher (Gift of Blood)

1921-06-03

Forbes Carlile, Australian athlete

1921-10-03

Ray Lindwall, cricketer (Australian fast bowler & St George full-back)

1922-01-05

Admiral Sir Anthony Synnot, Chief of the Australian Defence Force (d. 2001)

1922-01-15

Sir Eric Willis, Australian politician (d. 1999)

1922-01-19

Arthur Morris, cricketer (great Australian lefty opening batsman)

1922-02-26

Bill Johnston, cricket pace bowler (mighty Australian lefty post-war)

1922-03-28

Neville Bonner, Australian politician (d. 1999)

1922-04-26

Margaret Scott, founder (Australian Ballet School)

1922-08-30

Lionel Murphy, Australian politician (d. 1986)

1922-09-30

Alan Stretton, Australian general

1923-01-03

Charles Tingwell, Australian actor

1923-01-17

Carol Raye, Australian actress

1923-06-04

Elizabeth Jolley, Australian writer (d. 2007)

1923-06-25

Jack Hill, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner of mid 50's)

1923-08-04

Reg Grundy, Australian media and television mogul

1923-08-30

Charmian Clift, Australian writer and essayist (d. 1969)

1923-09-05

Ken Meuleman, Australian cricketer (d. 2004)

1923-11-01

Bruce Dooland, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner, 3 Tests mid-forties)

1923-12-12

Ken Kavanagh, Australian racing driver

1924-01-05

Dr Gilbert Bogle, Australian scientist who died in the Bogle-Chandler case (1963)

1924-06-24

Brian Bevan, Australian rugby league footballer (d. 1991)

1924-08-27

David Rowbotham, Australian poet

1924-09-13

Harold Blair, Australian tenor, Aboriginal activist (d. 1976)

1925-08-25

Thea Astley, Australian writer, (d. 2004)

1925-11-17

Charles Mackerras, Schenectady NY, Australian conductor

1926-05-24

Len Maddocks, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian mid-50's)

1927-01-21

Clive Churchill, Australian rugby league footballer (d. 1985)

1927-04-18

Jim De Courcy, cricketer (in Newcastle Australian batsman 1953)

1927-05-02

Ray Barrett, Australian actor

1927-08-24

David Ireland, Australian author

1927-09-15

David Stove, Australian philosopher, (d. 1994)

1928-01-17

Ken Archer, cricketer (Australian batsman, 5 Tests early 50s)

1928-02-29

Terry Lewis, Australian police commissioner

1928-05-30

Pro Hart, Australian artist (d. 2006)

1928-08-08

Don Burrows, Australian musician

1928-08-10

Gus Mercurio, American-born Australian actor

1928-08-12

Charles Blackman, Australian artist

1928-10-08

Neil Harvey, cricketer (prolific Australian lefty bat of 50's)

1928-11-17

Colin McDonald, cricketer (stalwart Australian opening bat for 1950's)

1929-02-09

Clement Meadmore, Australian-born sculptor (d. 2005)

1929-02-16

Peter NF Porter, Australian/British author/poet (Chair of Babel)

1929-02-26

Donald Metcalf, Australian Biography

1929-02-27

Jack Gibson, Australian rugby league footballer and coach (d. 2008)

1929-03-28

Paul England, Australian racing driver

1929-06-02

Ken McGregor, Australian tennis player

1929-06-10

Ian McCahon Sinclair, Australian politician

1929-06-14

Alan Davidson, cricketer (mighty Australian lefty quick all-rounder)

1929-10-01

Ken Arthurson, Australian rugby league identity

1929-10-06

Les Favell, cricketer (stoic Australian batsman late 50's)

1929-10-31

Eddie Charlton, Australian snooker player (d. 2004)

1929-12-09

Bob Hawke, Bordertown, South Australia, 23rd Australian Prime Minister (1983-91) and Leader of the Labor Party

1930-01-11

Rod Taylor, Sydney, New South Wales, Australian actor (The Birds, Time Machine)

1930-01-11

Ron Mulock, Australian politician

1930-02-28

Bruce Dawe, Australian poet

1930-03-30

Rolf Harris, Australian/British cartoonist

1930-06-12

Jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener of 50s)

1930-08-02

Vali Myers, Australian painter (d. 2003)

1930-10-01

Frank Gardner, Australian racing driver

1931-01-05

Joan Coxsedge, Australian politician

1931-01-06

Graeme Hole, cricketer (Australian batsman of the fifties)

1931-01-14

Frank Costigan, Australian lawyer

1931-01-30

Shirley Hazzard, Australian author (Transit of Venus)

1931-01-31

Bill Watson, cricketer (NSW & Australian opening batsman mid-50s)

1931-07-28

Johnny Martin, Australian cricket left-arm chinaman bowler (60's)

1932-01-07

Joe Berinson, Australian politician

1932-02-29

Gavin Stevens, cricket (Australian bat on 59-60 India/Pakistan tour)

1932-05-17

Peter Burge, cricketer (dashing Australian batsman of 50's & 60's)

1932-12-07

Geoff Lawson, Australian cricket player

1933-01-01

Norman Yemm, Australian actor

1933-01-02

Ed Casey, Australian politician (d. 2006)

1933-07-27

Ted Whitten, Australian rules footballer (d. 1995)

1933-08-03

Pat Crawford, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1956)

1933-08-14

Bryce Courtenay, Johannesburg, South Africa, Australian novelist (The Power of One), (d. 2012)

1933-10-19

Brian Booth, cricketer (dual Australian cricket/hockey international)

1933-12-19

Kevan Gosper, Australian athlete

1933-12-26

Ugly Dave Gray, Australian television personality

1934-01-06

Harry M. Miller, Australian entrepreneur

1934-02-15

Graham Kennedy, Australian actor (d. 2005)

1934-02-26

Ron Gaunt, cricketer (Australian fast bowler late 50s early 60s)

1934-03-20

David Malouf, Australian author

1934-09-11

Norma Croker, Australian sprinter

1934-09-15

Fred Nile, Australian politician

1934-09-29

Lindsay Kline, cricketer (Australian chinaman bowler Hat-trick 1957)

1934-10-09

Jill Ker Conway, Australian-American author

1934-10-19

Des Hoare, cricketer (Australian quickie in Test in 1961 v W Indies)

1934-11-21

Peter Philpott, cricketer (NSW & Australian leg spinner 1965-66)

1935-01-09

Brian Harradine, Australian independent Senator

1935-03-10

Graham Farmer, Australian rules footballer

1935-05-25

Victoria Shaw, Australian-born American actress (d. 1988)

1935-06-12

Ian Craig, cricketer (prodigious Australian bat of 50's)

1935-10-07

Thomas M Keneally, Australian writer (Schindler's List)

1935-11-18

Rodney Hall, Australian author

1936-01-07

Ben Cropp, Australian shark hunter and photographer

1936-01-08

Robert May, Baron May of Oxford, Australian-born British scientist

1936-01-10

Burnum Burnum, Australian Aboriginal activist, actor, author and dreamer (d. 1997)

1936-02-03

Bob Simpson, Australian cricketer (1965 Wisden Cricketer of the Year)

1936-02-17

Barry Jarman, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper in 60's)

1936-02-27

Ron Barassi, Australian rules footballer

1936-04-02

Jack Brabham, Australian race car driver (world champ 1966)

1936-07-25

Glenn Murcutt, Australian architect

1936-09-15

ashley j cooper, Melbourne Victoria, Australian tennis champ (US Open-1957)

1936-11-16

John Moore, Australian politician

1936-11-21

Victor Chang, Australian physician (d. 1986)

1937-01-16

Lorraine Bayly, Australian actress

1937-02-11

Bill Lawry, cricketer (dour Australian lefty opener, Can talk a bit)

1937-04-06

Tom Veivers, cricketer (Australian off-spinner in the 60's)

1937-04-23

Barry Shepherd, cricketer (Australian lefty bat early 60's)

1937-06-01

Colleen McCullough, Wellington, Australian author (Tim, Indecent Obsession)

1937-06-11

Robin Warren, Australian pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine

1937-11-13

Kamahl, [Kamalesvaran], Australian singer (Elephant Song)

1937-12-17

Kerry Packer, Australian businessman (d. 2005)

1938-01-06

Prof Adrienne Clarke, Australian botanist, Lieutenant Governor of Victoria

1938-01-12

Lewis Fiander, Australian actor

1938-03-21

Grahame Thomas, cricketer (Australian batsman of the mid-60's)

1938-06-09

Anne Kenny, Mudgee NSW, golfer (1968, 71 Australian Champ)

1938-06-12

Tom Oliver, Australian actor

1938-06-18

Kevin Murray, Australian rules footballer

1938-06-19

Ian Smith, Australian actor

1938-06-27

Gordon Rorke, cricketer (Australian quickie, 4 Tests at end of 50's)

1938-10-01

Les Scheinflug, Australian soccer asst coach (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1938-11-19

Frank Misson, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1960-61)

1938-11-26

Rodney Jory, Australian physicist

1938-12-04

Yvonne Minton, Australian soprano

1939-01-03

Janice Crosio, Australian politician

1939-01-06

Murray Rose, Nairn Scotland, Australian Olympic swimmer (4x oly gold), (d. 2012)

1939-04-12

Johnny Raper, Australian rugby league footballer

1939-05-12

Reg Gasnier, Australian rugby league footballer

1939-06-29

Alan Connolly, cricketer (Australian pace bowler through 60s)

1939-07-12

Phillip Adams, Australian broadcaster and journalist

1939-10-07

Clive James, Australian television presenter and writer

1939-12-30

Glenda Adams, Australian author (d. 2007)

1940-01-05

Athol Guy, Australian singer, member of The Seekers

1940-02-27

Bill Hunter, Australian actor

1940-03-28

Tony Barber, Australian television personality

1940-04-29

Brian Taber, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian between Grout & Marsh)

1940-07-10

Keith Stackpole, cricketer (aggressive Australian opener 1966-74)

1940-08-31

Jack Thompson [John Payne], Sydney, New South Wales, Australian actor (Breaker Morant, The Man from Snowy River)

1940-10-15

Peter Doherty, Australian immunologist, Nobel laureate

1941-02-07

Peter Foxhall, Australian evangelist

1941-05-11

Ian Redpath, cricketer (dependable Australian opening batsman 1964-76)

1941-06-23

Roger McDonald, Australian author

1941-06-24

Graham McKenzie, cricketer (prolific Australian pace bowler 1961-71)

1941-07-13

Graeme Corling, Australian cricket fast bowler (1964 England tour)

1941-12-04

Raul Blanco, Australian soccer asst coach (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1942-01-01

Judy Stone, Australian pop singer

1942-01-03

John Marsden, Australian lawyer, gay activist (d. 2006)

1942-01-14

Ian Brayshaw, Australian cricketer and footballer

1942-01-17

Ita Buttrose, Australian journalist and businesswoman

1942-01-23

Laurie Mayne, cricketer (Australian pace bowler in 6 Tests 1965-70)

1942-02-24

David K Williamson, Australian screenplay/playwright (Removalists)

1942-02-24

Colin Bond, Australian racing driver

1942-06-29

Mike Willesee, Australian television presenter

1942-07-07

Carmen Duncan, Australian actress

1942-07-12

Billy Smith, Australian rugby league footballer

1942-07-20

Ron Bowden, Australian politician

1942-07-23

Sallyanne Atkinson, Australian politician

1942-10-18

Larry Pickering, Australian newspaper cartoonist

1942-10-21

Allan Grice, Australian racing driver

1943-01-09

Robert Drewe, Australian author

1943-03-07

Carole Peel, Australian softball asst coach (Olympics-bronze-96)

1943-03-19

Vern Schuppan, Australian racing driver

1943-05-07

Peter Carey, Australian author

1943-05-17

Johnny Warren, Australian Footballer (d. 2004)

1943-09-26

Ian Chappell, Australian cricket player (batsman 1964-80)

1943-09-26

Tim Schenken, Australian racing driver

1944-01-03

Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke

1944-01-07

Tony Whitlam, Australian judge

1944-01-31

John Inverarity, cricketer (Australian batsman 1968-72)

1944-02-03

Trisha Noble, Australian singer and actress

1944-02-09

Derryn Hinch, Australian media personality

1944-03-18

Dick Smith, Australian Adventurer and Businessman

1944-04-21

Adrian Hurley, Australian basketball coach

1944-05-11

John Benaud, cricketer (brother of Richie, Australian bat 1972-73)

1944-07-04

Ray Meagher, Australian actor

1944-07-13

Eric Freeman, Australian cricket pace bowler (late 60's)

1944-07-22

Dennis Firestone, Australian racing driver

1944-08-09

Terry Jenner, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1971-75)

1945-01-01

Peter Duncan, Australian politician

1945-02-26

Peter Brock, Australian motorsports champion (d. 2006)

1945-03-08

Graeme Watson, cricketer (Australian opening batsman 5 Tests 1966-72)

1945-07-13

Ashley "Rowdy" Mallett, Australian cricket off-spinner (1968-80)

1945-07-21

Geoff Dymock, Australian cricket left-arm pace bowler (1974-80)

1945-08-02

Alex Jesaulenko, Australian rules footballer

1945-12-02

Alan "Froggy" Thomson, cricketer (Australian quickie 1970-71)

1945-12-13

Brian McGuire, Australian racing driver (d. 1977)

1945-12-30

Vernon Wells, Australian actor

1946-02-19

Peter Hudson, Australian rules footballer

1946-03-10

Mike Hollands, Australian animator

1946-03-29

Billy Thorpe, Australian singer (d. 2007)

1946-04-27

John Maclean, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1978-79)

1946-05-21

David Hill, Australian TV-reporter/owner (Fox Sports)

1946-06-08

Richie Robinson, cricketer (Victorian keeper, Australian batsman 1977)

1946-07-06

Peter Singer, Australian philosopher

1946-07-14

John Wood, Australian actor

1946-08-01

Fiona Stanley, Australian epidemiologist

1946-08-06

Dusty Rhodes, Australian baseball coach (Olympics-1996)

1946-09-16

Mike Reynolds, Australian politician

1946-09-30

Paul Sheahan, cricketer (dashing Australian Test batsman 1967-74)

1946-10-17

Drusilla Modjeska, Australian writer and editor

1946-10-19

Bob Holland, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner at age 38)

1946-10-28

John Hewson, Australian politician

1946-12-11

Rick McCosker, cricketer (fine Australian opener 1975-80)

1947-02-01

Normie Rowe, Australian singer

1947-02-25

Eddie Thomson, Australian soccer coach (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1947-04-15

Mike Chapman, Australian songwriter/producer (Chinn & Chapman)

1947-05-21

Jonathan Hyde, Australian-born actor

1947-06-03

Mike Burgmann, Australian racing driver (d. 1986)

1947-08-06

Tony Dell, cricketer (Australian left-arm quick, 2 Tests 1971 & 74)

1947-09-28

Bob Carr, Australian politician

1947-10-29

Helen Coonan, Australian politician

1947-12-01

Bob Fulton, English-born Australian rugby league footballer

1947-12-24

Kevin Sheedy, coach of Australian Football League club Essendon FC

1948-01-25

Ros Kelly, Australian politician

1948-02-18

Bruce Francis, cricketer (Australian opener in 3 Tests 1972)

1948-03-02

Jeff Kennett, Australian politician

1948-03-04

Lindy Chamberlain, Australian author

1948-06-21

Lionel Rose, Australian boxer

1948-07-06

Wadih Saadeh, Lebanese-Australian poet

1948-08-20

John Noble, Australian actor

1948-09-12

Max Walker, Australian cricket player

1948-09-22

Denis Burke, Australian politician

1948-12-14

Kim Beazley, Australian politician

1948-12-15

Cassandra Harris, Australian actress (d. 1991)

1949-01-11

Daryl Braithwaite, Australian rock singer

1949-01-14

Paul Chubb, Australian actor (d. 2002)

1949-01-24

Maralyn Hershey, Survivor: The Australian Outback - The Reunion

1949-05-15

Wendy Pritchard, Australian women's field hockey team manager (Oly-96)

1949-06-23

Gordon Bray, Australian sports broadcaster

1949-07-01

John Farnham, Australian singer

1949-07-18

Dennis Lillee, Australian cricket fast bowler (1971-84)

1949-07-19

Ivar Kants, Australian actor

1949-07-28

Peter Doyle, Australian singer (The New Seekers) (d. 2001)

1949-08-14

John Tarrant, Tasmania, 1st Australian born Zen teacher

1949-09-22

Jim McGinty, Australian politician

1949-09-27

Graham Richardson, Australian politician

1949-10-14

Katy Manning, English/Australian actress

1949-11-24

Shane Bourne, Australian comedian and actor

1949-11-25

Kerry O'Keeffe, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1971-77)

1949-12-04

Pamela Stephenson, New Zealand-born Australian actress (Superman 3, Sat Night Live)

1949-12-24

Warwick Brown, Australian racing driver

1950-01-16

Brian Castro, Australian author

1950-03-13

Joe Bugner, Hungarian/British/Australian boxer (European Champ 1971)

1950-03-18

Larry Perkins, Australian racing driver

1950-04-19

Jeff Hammond, cricketer (Australian fast bowler on 1973 WI tour)

1950-04-29

Phillip Noyce, Australian film director

1950-05-02

Duncan Gay, Australian politician

1950-06-13

Michael Stark, Australian actor

1950-06-28

Ken Arthur, Australian softball asst coach (Olympics-bronze-96)

1950-07-11

Jim Higgs, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1978-81)

1950-07-15

Alan Hurst, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1974-79)

1950-07-15

Colin Barnett, Australian politician

1950-08-24

Frank Murray, Australian field hockey national coach (Oly-sil-92, 96)

1950-11-11

Ed Ordynski, Australian rally driver

1950-11-21

Bruce Laird, cricketer (tough Australian opener 1979-82)

1950-11-25

Alexis Wright, Australian author

1950-12-02

Amin Saikal, Afghan-Australian academic

1951-01-03

Gary Nairn, Australian politician

1951-01-30

Trevor Laughlin, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1978-79)

1951-03-05

Rodney Hogg, cricketer (prolific Australian wicket-taker 1978-84)

1951-04-18

Ricardo Fortaleza, Australian-Filipino boxer

1951-07-04

John Alexander, Australian Gladiators

1951-07-06

Geoffrey Rush, Australian actor

1951-08-05

John Jarratt, Australian actor

1951-08-06

Daryl Somers, Australian television personality

1951-08-08

Phil Carlson, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1979)

1951-09-09

Alexander Downer, Australian politician

1951-09-29

Maureen Caird, Australian hurdler

1951-09-30

Barry Marshall, Australian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1951-11-01

Craig Serjeant, cricketer (Australian batsman late seventies)

1951-11-02

Lindy Morrison, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens)

1952-01-02

Graeme Strachan, Australian rock singer (Skyhooks) (d. 2001)

1952-01-11

Bille Brown, Australian actor and playwright

1952-01-11

Michael Forshaw, Australian politician

1952-02-06

Richard Charsworth, Australian women field hockey head coach (Oly-96)

1952-03-01

Leigh Matthews, Australian rules footballer

1952-03-20

Geoff Brabham, Australian racing driver

1952-03-30

Peter Knights, Australian footballer and coach

1952-04-04

Gregg Hansford, Australian motorcycle and car racer (d. 1995)

1952-04-15

Kym Gyngell, Australian comedian

1952-05-05

Campbell McComas, Australian impersonator and broadcaster (d. 2005)

1952-09-30

Darrell Hair, cricketer (Australian Test umpire since 1993-94)

1952-10-07

Graham Yallop, cricketer (Australian capt in 7 Tests, won 1 lost 6)

1952-11-18

Peter Beattie, Australian politician

1953-01-05

Mike Rann, Australian politician

1953-01-09

Morris Gleitzman, British-Australian children's author

1953-01-29

Lynne McGranger, Australian actress

1953-04-25

Gary Cosier, cricketer (Australian batsman 1975-78, 109 on debut v WI)

1953-05-20

Robert Doyle, Australian politician

1953-06-22

Bruce McAvaney, Australian sports broadcaster

1953-06-25

Ian Davis, cricketer (Australian batsman 1973-77)

1953-06-29

Colin Hay, Kilwinning, Scotland, Scottish-Australian guitarist and singer (Men At Work)

1953-07-20

Marcia Hines, American-born Australian singer

1953-07-21

Jeff Fatt, Chinese Australian actor

1953-07-27

Yahoo Serious, Australian comedian

1953-07-31

Ted Baillieu, Australian Politician

1953-09-14

Judy Playfair, Australian swimmer

1953-12-27

Kevin Wright, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1979)

1954-01-17

Susan Kiefel, Australian lawyer and judge

1954-01-23

Trevor Hohns, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1989)

1954-01-26

Kim Hughes, cricketer (brilliant Australian batsman 1977-84)

1954-01-27

Kimberly J "Kim" Hughes, Australian cricketer

1954-02-25

Steve Rixon, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (1977-85)

1954-04-16

John Bowe, Australian racing driver

1954-04-20

Peter Toohey, cricketer (NSW & Australian batsman 1977-80)

1954-04-27

Mark Holden, Top 5: Australian Made

1954-05-19

Phil Rudd, Melbourne, Australian rock drummer (AC/DC-Rock 'n Roll Damnation)

1954-05-27

Pauline Hanson, Australian politician

1954-06-11

John Dyson, cricketer (NSW & Australian opening batsman)

1954-06-15

Beverley Whitfield, Australian swimmer (d. 1996)

1954-07-13

Ray "Candles" Bright, Australian cricket slow-left armer (1977-86)

1954-09-27

Ray Hadley, Australian radio broadcaster

1954-10-18

Liz Burch, Australian actress

1954-11-16

Dick Gross, Australian politician

1954-11-17

Mark Brandon Read, Australian criminal

1955-01-13

Paul Kelly, Australian singer

1955-01-29

Lynne McGranger, Australian actress

1955-05-01

Julien Wiener, cricketer (Australian opening batsman 1979-80)

1955-05-03

David Hookes, cricketer (dashing Australian LHB, S Aussie stalwart)

1955-05-31

Tommy Emmanuel, Australian Guitarist CGP

1955-06-11

Debb Eaton, Survivor: The Australian Outback - The Reunion

1955-06-17

Gail Jones, Australian author

1955-10-05

Adair Ferguson, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1955-12-07

John Watkins, Australian politician

1955-12-20

Ed Kuepper, German/Australian, singer/songwriter (Saints)

1955-12-27

Brad Murphey, Australian racing driver

1956-02-13

Yiannis Kouros, Greek-Australian runner

1956-02-29

Jonathan Coleman, Anglo-Australian entertainer

1956-05-12

Glenn Robbins, Australian comedian

1956-05-20

Andrew Hilditch, cricketer (Australian opening bat 1979-85)

1956-06-12

Terry Alderman, cricketer (prolific Australian medium-pacer 1981-91)

1956-06-28

Noel Mugavin, Australian Rules Football player

1956-08-22

Peter Taylor, cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1987-92)

1956-10-26

Stephen Gumley, Australian businessman

1956-11-06

Graeme Wood, cricketer (Australian lefty opening batsman 1978-88)

1957-01-05

Kevin Hastings, Australian rugby league footballer

1957-03-20

David Foster, Australian woodchopper

1957-05-04

Peter Sleep, cricketer (Australian leg-spin all-rounder 1979-90)

1957-05-22

Gary Sweet, Australian actor

1957-06-29

Robert Forster, Australian musician

1957-08-16

Tim Farriss, Australian pop guitarist (INXS-Kiss the Dirt)

1957-09-21

Kevin Rudd, Australian politician

1957-09-22

Nick Cave, Warracknabeal, Victoria, Australian singer/songwriter (Bad Seeds-Murder Ballads)

1957-09-27

Richard Vagg, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)

1957-12-07

Geoff "Henry" Lawson, cricketer (Australian fast bowler 1980-89)

1957-12-28

Anne Sargeant, Australian netballer

1958-02-06

Simon Baker, Australian speed walker, (Olympics-84, 88, 96)

1958-02-12

Grant McLennan, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens) (d. 2006)

1958-02-14

Grant Thomas, Australian rules footballer

1958-03-20

Phil Anderson, Australian cyclist

1958-03-22

Joyce Lester, Australian softball catcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

1958-05-11

Peter Antonie, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1958-07-09

Bob Crudgington, Australian softball head coach (Olympics-bronze-96)

1958-08-03

Ana Kokkinos, Greek-Australian film director

1958-08-19

Brendan Nelson, Australian politician

1958-09-06

Nigel Westlake, Australian musician and composer

1958-10-19

Tiriel Mora, Australian actor

1958-10-30

Stefan Dennis, Australian actor

1958-12-22

Frank Gambale, Australian musician

1959-01-08

Paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005)

1959-03-04

Rick Ardon, Australian news presenter

1959-03-13

Dirk Wellham, cricketer (century on NSW debut & Australian debut )

1959-04-02

Adrian Meagher, Australian baseball pitching coach (Olympics-1996)

1959-04-24

Malcolm Oastler, Australian engineer

1959-06-13

Steve Georganas, Australian politician

1959-08-30

Mark 'Jacko' Jackson, Australian rules footballer and actor

1959-09-04

Kevin Harrington, Australian actor

1959-10-06

Robyn Maher, Australian basketball guard (Olympics-bronze-96)

1959-10-17

Mark Peel, Australian historian and academic

1959-10-17

Russell Gilbert, Australian comedian

1959-11-13

Anne Manning, Australian walker (Olympics-96)

1959-11-21

Colin Beashel, Australian star yachter (Olympics-96)

1959-12-01

Wally Lewis, Australian rugby league footballer

1959-12-25

Chris Spice, Australian field hockey coach (Olympics-96)

1960-01-12

Rob Derksen, Australian baseball head coach (Olympics-1996)

1960-01-29

J. G. Thirlwell, Australian-born musician

1960-02-11

Keith Famie, Survivor: The Australian Outback - The Reunion

1960-02-23

Alan Griffin, Australian politician

1960-03-08

Max Metzker, Australian swimmer

1960-03-14

Helen Hopkins, Donneybrook Australia, golfer (Australian Intl 1983)

1960-03-27

Steve Jarvin, Australian soling yachter (Olympics-96)

1960-04-04

Hugo Weaving, Nigerian-born English-Australian actor

1960-04-19

Roger Merrett, Australian footballer

1960-04-25

Bruce Redman, Australian film producer

1960-05-04

Andrew Denton, Australian television presenter and comedian

1960-05-12

Lisa Martin, Gawler, South Australia, Australian marathoner (Olympic-silver 1988)

1960-06-03

Carl Rackemann, cricketer (Queensland & Australian quickie)

1960-06-05

Margo Lanagan, Australian author

1960-06-25

Craig Johnston, Australian soccer player

1960-06-30

Murray Cook, Australian children's singer (The Wiggles)

1960-07-14

Anna Bligh, Australian politician

1960-08-04

Tim Winton, Australian author

1960-09-07

Andrew Voss, Australian television personality

1960-12-04

Glynis Nunn, Australian athlete

1960-12-30

Addy Bucek, Australian 470 class yachter (Olympics-9-92, 96)

1961-01-07

Andrew Thomson, Australian politician

1961-03-02

Simone Young, Australian conductor

1961-03-24

Dean Jones, cricketer (dashing Australian batsman & fielder 1984-92)

1961-03-29

Gary Brabham, Australian racing driver

1961-04-12

Magda Szubanski, Australian actress

1961-06-02

Kerry Junna-Saxby, Australian 10k walker (Olympics-15th-1992, 96)

1961-07-13

Tim Watson, Australian rules footballer

1961-08-03

Ken Wark, Australian field hockey fullback (Oly-4th/silver-88, 92, 96)

1961-08-10

Jon Farriss, Australian rock vocalist/drummer (INXS-Kiss the Dirt)

1961-08-20

Greg Egan, Australian author

1961-09-06

Simon Reeve, Australian journalist

1961-09-08

Paul Zanetti, Australian political cartoonist

1961-09-29

Julia Gillard, Australian politician

1961-10-01

Gary Ablett, Australian rules footballer

1961-10-07

Brian Mannix, Australian singer and actor

1961-10-31

Christine Bridged, Australian European class yachter (Olympics-96)

1961-11-15

Ian Reid, Australian educator

1961-11-23

Merv Hughes, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1985-94 Extrovert)

1961-12-08

Mikey Robins, Australian comedian

1961-12-30

Sue Malaxos, Australian marathoner (Olympics-96)

1962-01-16

Joel Fitzgibbon, Australian Labor Party politician

1962-01-26

Tim May, cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1987-95)

1962-02-22

Steve Irwin, Melbourne Victoria, Australian naturalist and TV personality (The Crocodile Hunter)

1962-05-13

Paul McDermott, Australian comedian

1962-05-27

Ray Borner, Australian basketball center (Olympics-1984, 88, 92, 96)

1962-07-18

Shaun Micallef, Australian comedian

1962-09-03

Costas Mandylor, Australian-born actor

1962-09-17

Baz Luhrmann, Australian film director

1962-09-26

Steve Moneghetti, Australian marathoner (Olympics-5th-88, 92, 96)

1962-09-26

Peter Foster, Australian con-man

1962-10-17

John Dorge, Australian basketball center (Olympics-96)

1962-10-21

David Campese, Australian rugby union footballer

1962-11-02

Simon Hill, English-Australian Football commentator

1962-11-08

Ron Johnson, Australian baseball hitting coach (Olympics-1996)

1962-11-11

James Morrison, Australian musician

1962-12-08

Steve Elkington, Inverell New South Wales, Australian golfer (1995 PGA Championship)

1963-01-07

Craig Shipley, Australian/US baseball infielder (San Diego Padres)

1963-01-20

Scott Fisher, San Jose California, Australian basketball forward (Oly-96)

1963-02-04

Jane Leary, Sydney Australia, golfer (1992 Australian Amateur Champ)

1963-03-31

Paul Mercurio, Australian actor/dancer

1963-06-12

Warwick Capper, Australian rules footballer

1963-06-27

Paul Roos, Australian rules footballer

1963-07-19

Garth Nix, Australian author

1963-08-04

Andrew Bartlett, Australian politician

1963-08-20

Bruce Hick, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1963-09-01

Stephen Kernahan, Australian rules footballer

1963-10-05

Tony Dodemaide, cricketer (Victorian, Sussex & Australian all-rounder)

1964-01-18

Jenny Holliday, Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

1964-02-06

Matt Hayes, Australian soling yachter (Olympics-96)

1964-02-24

Russell Ingall, Australian racing driver

1964-03-03

Duncan Phillips, Australian drummer (Newsboys)

1964-03-30

Vlado Bozinovski, Australian former footballer

1964-04-07

Russell Crowe, Wellington, New Zealand, Australian/New Zealand actor (A Beautiful Mind, Gladiator)

1964-04-28

Mark Hager, Australian field hockey forward/capt (Olympics-4th-88, 96)

1964-04-30

Ian Healy, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian since 1988)

1964-05-28

Jeff Fenech, Australian boxer

1964-06-07

Gia Carides, Greek-Australian actress

1964-08-07

John Birmingham, Australian author

1964-09-05

Frank Farina, Australian footballer

1964-09-10

Peter Vogler, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics-1996)

1964-09-15

Andrew Landenberger, Australian tornado yachter (Oly-bronze-92, 96)

1964-09-30

Michael McKay, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1964-10-01

Jonathan Sarfati, Australian-born chess player, scientist, and author

1964-10-27

Mark Taylor, cricketer (genius Australian captain since 1994)

1964-11-19

Jeni Lidgett, Australian 470 class yachter (Olympics-96)

1964-11-22

Robbie Slater, Australian former footballer

1964-11-27

David Giles, Australian star yachter (Olympics-84, 88, 92, 96)

1964-12-08

James Blundell, Australian country singer

1965-01-04

Mitch Booth, Australian tornado yachter (Olympics-96)

1965-02-11

Vicki Wilson, Australian netballer

1965-03-01

Michael Lund, Australian Story

1965-04-06

Virginia Lee, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1965-04-30

Daniela Costian, Australian discus/shot putter (Olympics-96)

1965-05-05

Glenn Seton, Australian racing driver

1965-06-04

Mick Doohan, Australian motorcycle racer

1965-06-06

Sally McDermid, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)

1965-07-24

Andrew Gaze, Australian basketball player (Olympics-1984, 88, 92, 96)

1965-08-08

Kate Langbroek, Australian media personality

1965-08-10

Carolyn Schuwalow, Australian distance runner (Olympics-96)

1965-08-19

James Tomkins, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1965-09-06

John Polson, Australian actor and film director

1965-10-01

Chris Reason, Australian journalist

1965-10-02

Tom Moody, cricket batsman (Australian 1989-92 Ton in 26 mins)

1965-10-05

Richey Reneberg, Phoenix AZ, tennis star (1995 Australian doubles)

1965-10-14

Constantine Koukias, Australian composer

1965-10-26

Kim Cooper, Australian softball 3rd baseman/shortstop (Olym-bronze-96)

1965-11-17

Amanda Brown, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens) and composer

1965-12-27

Chris Mainwaring, Australian rules footballer (d. 2007)

1966-01-07

Jennifer Luff, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1966-02-22

Brian Greig, Australian politician

1966-03-04

Steve Bastoni, Italian Australian actor

1966-03-09

Tony Lockett, Australian Rules Footballer

1966-04-03

John de Vries, Australian racing driver

1966-04-19

Paul Reiffel, cricketer (Victorian & Australian pace bowler)

1966-04-20

David Chalmers, Australian philosopher

1966-04-23

Jim Stynes [James], Dublin Ireland, Hall of Fame Australian rules footballer (only foreigner to win Brownlow medal), (d. 2012)

1966-04-27

Peter McIntyre, cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1995)

1966-05-16

Sean Quilty, Australian marathoner (Olympics-96)

1966-07-01

Simon Arkell, Australian pole vaulter (Olympics-17th-92, 96)

1966-07-11

Mick Molloy, Australian comedian

1966-07-22

Anna Wood, Roeumond Neth, Dutch/Australian canoeist (Olympics-88, 96)

1966-09-13

Louis Mandylor, Australian actor

1966-10-28

Kaylynn Hick, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1966-11-01

Paul Lewis, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-silver-92, 96)

1966-11-01

Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab) (d. 2002)

1966-11-03

Joe Hachem, Lebanese-born Australian poker player

1966-11-17

Kate Ceberano, Australian singer

1966-12-03

Lisa Lightfoot, Australian middle distance runner (Olympics-96)

1967-01-06

David Belcher, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1967-01-13

Annie Jones, Australian actress

1967-03-05

Nicole Boegman, Australian long jumper (Olympics-88, 92, 96)

1967-03-26

Mark Carroll, Australian rugby league footballer

1967-04-11

Lachlan Dreher, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Oly-silv-92, 96)

1967-04-27

Erik Thomson, Australian actor

1967-05-02

Kerryn McCann, Australian marathoner (Olympics-96)

1967-05-14

Shaun Creighton, Australian distance runner (Olympics-96)

1967-05-24

Margaret Crowley, Australian 800m/1500m runner (Olympics-96)

1967-05-26

Phil Doyle, Australian writer

1967-06-04

Simon Sheldon-Collins, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)

1967-06-12

Frances O'Connor, Australian actress

1967-06-21

Tony Schibeci, Australian Gladiators

1967-08-10

Peter Murphy, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1967-08-28

Frederick Kesner, Philippine-born Australian poet

1967-09-11

Simon Burgess, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1967-09-22

Kim Watkins, Australian television presenter

1967-10-04

Nick Green, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1967-10-05

Guy Pearce, Anglo-Australian actor

1967-10-16

Michael York, Australian field hockey fullback (Oly-silver-92, 96)

1967-11-01

Tina Arena, Australian singer

1967-11-29

Sean Carlin, Australian hammer thrower (Olympics-8-1992, 96)

1967-12-16

Miranda Otto, Australian actress

1968-01-05

Kel Gleason, Survivor: The Australian Outback - The Reunion

1968-01-15

Steve McConaghy, Australian soling yachter (Olympics-96)

1968-02-02

Paul McKenzie, Australian Finn class yachter (Olympics-96)

1968-02-29

Frank Woodley, Australian comedian

1968-03-10

Felice Arena, Australian children's author

1968-04-06

Chris Anderson, Australian high jumper (Olympics-96)

1968-04-07

Duncan Armstrong, Australian swimmer

1968-05-05

Tim Neilsen, cricket wicket-keeper (South Australian 1991)

1968-05-09

Aaran Creece, Australian Idol

1968-05-26

Rachael Sporn, Australian basketball forward (Olympics-bronze-96)

1968-05-28

Kylie Minogue, Melbourne, Australian pop star and singer (Locomotion)

1968-06-19

Alastair Lynch, Australian rules footballer

1968-07-27

Julian McMahon, Sydney, New South Wales, Australian actor (Nip/Tuck, Profiler)

1968-08-08

Matthew Lane, Wellington NZ, Nike golfer (1991 S Australian Open-4th)

1968-08-09

Eric Bana, Australian actor

1968-08-18

Carolyn Crudgington, Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

1968-08-20

Sandy Brondello, Australian basketball guard (Olympics-bronze-96)

1968-08-22

Paul Colman, Australian guitarist (Newsboys)

1968-09-20

Tim Rogers, Australian singer / songwriter

1968-09-25

John Worsfold, Australian rules football coach

1968-10-05

Wayne Holdsworth, cricketer (NSW fast bowler, Australian tourist 1993)

1968-10-12

Hugh Jackman, Australian actor and singer (X-men, Real Steel)

1968-11-07

Mark Preston, Australian engineer

1968-12-07

Mark Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer

1968-12-24

Joe Scuderi, cricketer (South Australian all-rounder)

1969-01-01

Nicolle Dickson, Australian actress

1969-01-06

Nick A'Hern, Australian 20k walker (Olympics-22-92, 96)

1969-01-15

Rod de Highden, Australian 5k/10k/marathoner (Olympics-96)

1969-01-22

Shelley Sandie, Australian basketball guard (Olympics-88, 96)

1969-01-24

Louise McPaul, Australian javelin thrower (Olympics-silver-92, 96)

1969-02-01

John Moore, Australian baseball catcher (Olympics-1996)

1969-02-04

Alexandru Schiller, Running: A Western Australian Short

1969-02-09

Peta Edebone, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)

1969-02-25

Kerry Dienelt, Australian softball catcher/1st baseman (Oly-bronze-96)

1969-03-03

Simon Whitlock, Australian Darts Player

1969-03-25

Guy Newman, Australian water polo goalie (Olympics-96)

1969-04-01

Andrew Vlahov, Australian basketball forward (Olympics-1988, 92, 96)

1969-04-23

Richard Wolstencroft, Australian Filmmaker

1969-04-27

Francine "Frankie" McRae, Australian softball outfielder (Oly-br-96)

1969-04-27

Grahame Cheney, Australian boxer

1969-05-14

Cate Blanchett, Melbourne, Victoria, Australian actress (Elizabeth, Galadriel-The Lord of the Rings)

1969-06-07

Lachlan Elmer, Australian field hockey halfback (Oly-silver-92, 96)

1969-07-04

Tim Jackson, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)

1969-07-05

Haylea Petrie, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)

1969-07-16

Kathryn Harby-Williams, Australian netballer

1969-07-30

Simon Baker, Australian actor

1969-08-05

Robert Scott, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1969-08-21

Nathan Jones, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australian professional wrestler and actor

1969-08-31

Jonathan LaPaglia, Australian actor

1969-09-06

Michellie Jones, Australian triathlete

1969-09-26

Andy Petterson, Australian footballer

1969-09-28

L Janusz Hooker, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1969-10-20

Laurie Daley, Australian rugby league footballer

1969-11-04

Katrin Borchert, Germany, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96)

1969-11-19

Rod Mapstone, Australian long jumper (Olympics-96)

1969-12-12

Jane Robinson, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1969-12-18

Andrew Murphy, Australian long jumper/triple jumper (Olympics-96)

1969-12-22

Andrew Scott, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)

1970-01-02

Anthony Stuart, cricketer (Australian ODI pace bowler, hat trick 1997)

1970-01-03

Trudi Jeffrey, Brisbane QLD, golfer (1990 Australian Jr Champion)

1970-01-10

Cameron MacKenzie, Australian 100m/200m/400m (Olympics-96)

1970-02-05

Darren Lehmann, cricketer (SA & Vic LHB Australian ODI 1996)

1970-02-08

John Filan, Australian footballer

1970-02-09

Glenn McGrath, cricketer (NSW & Australian fast bowler 1993-)

1970-03-01

Stuart Thompson, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)

1970-03-31

Stuart Carruthers, Australian field hockey fullback (Olympics-96)

1970-05-01

Damon Diletti, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Oly-silver-92, 96)

1970-05-08

Michael Bevan, cricketer (dashing NSW & Australian lefty bat)

1970-05-10

Andre Stolz, Brisbane QLD, Australian golfer

1970-05-11

Dean Capobianco, Australian 200m/400m (Olympics-92, 96)

1970-05-11

Michael Joubert, Australian 400m/800m (Olympics-96)

1970-05-21

Carl Veart, Australian former footballer

1970-05-27

Michael Blackburn, Australian laser yachter (Olympics-96)

1970-05-29

Natarsha Belling, Australian news presenter

1970-06-04

Gary Lynagh, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1970-06-19

Claire Mitchell-Taverner, Australian field hockey midfielder (Oly-96)

1970-06-26

Nicole Richardson, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)

1970-07-02

Colin Edwin, Australian musician (Porcupine Tree)

1970-07-04

Tony Vidmar, Australian former footballer

1970-07-15

Julian Paynter, Australian 5k runner (Olympics-96)

1970-07-17

Bronwyn Roye, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1970-08-04

Owen McMahon, Australian 470 class yachter (Olympics-96)

1970-08-10

Brendon Julian, cricketer (in NZ Australian left-arm quickie 1993-)

1970-08-12

Alison Inverarity, Australian high jumper (Olympics-8th-92, 96)

1970-08-27

Andy Bichel, cricketer (Australian pace bowler v WI 1997)

1970-09-01

Jodi Lambert, Australian 100m/200m sprinter (Olympics-96)

1970-10-03

Justine Sowry, Australian field hockey goalie (Olympics-96)

1970-10-20

Shane George, cricketer (S Australian fast bowler, Shield debut at 17)

1970-11-09

Melanie Roche, Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

1970-11-11

Lee Battersby, Australian author

1970-11-21

Justin Langer, cricketer (gutsy Australian lefty bat 1993- )

1970-11-26

Dave Hughes, Australian comedian

1970-11-28

Jason Day, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1970-12-14

Nadine Garner, Australian actress

1971-01-17

Peter Winter, Australian decathlete (Olympics-96)

1971-01-26

Lee Naylor, Australian 400m runner (Olympics-96)

1971-02-07

Andrew Currey, Australian javelin thrower (Olympics-96)

1971-02-12

Shane Tonkin, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)

1971-03-13

Paul Henderson, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)

1971-03-28

Damien Marsh, Georgia, Australian 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-96)

1971-04-01

Lachy Hulme, Australian actor and screenwriter

1971-04-04

Jaime Fernandez, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1971-04-05

Stuart Peele, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1971-04-07

Stephen Brimacombe, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)

1971-04-20

Grant Smith, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)

1971-05-01

Renee Poetschka, Australian 200m/400m (Olympics-92, 96)

1971-05-17

Shaun Hart, Australian footballer

1971-05-27

Wayne Carey, Australian rules footballer

1971-05-30

Kyle Vander Kuyp, Australian 110m hurdler (Olympics-96)

1971-06-15

Stuart Howell, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)

1971-07-27

Brennon James Dowric, Australian gymnast (Olympics-92, 96)

1971-08-08

Steve Hinton, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)

1971-08-17

Shaun Rehn, Australian Rules footballer

1971-08-21

Robert Harvey, Australian Rules Footballer (St Kilda Football Club)

1971-09-07

Tonny Jensen, Australian basketball guard (Olympics-96)

1971-09-17

David Hynes, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics-1996)

1971-09-20

Andrew Lane, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1971-09-28

David Weightman, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1971-09-28

Matthew Elliott, cricketer (Australian Test opening batsman v WI 1996)

1971-10-01

Melinda Gainsford, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-92, 96)

1971-10-21

Damien Martyn, cricketer (WA & Australian middle-order batsman)

1971-11-10

Kate Slatter, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1971-11-13

Matthew Minagall, cricketer (S Australian lefty wrist-spinner 1991-95)

1971-11-14

Adam Gilchrist, cricket wicket-keeper (hard-hit Australian ODI 1996)

1971-11-14

Marco Leonardi, Italian-Australian actor

1971-11-15

Rohan Robinson, Australian hurdler (Olympics-96)

1971-11-18

Kylie Hanigan, Australian 200m/400m runner (Olympics-96)

1971-12-14

Lisa-Marie Vizaniari, Australian discus/shot putter (Olympics-96)

1971-12-21

Fenton Keogh, Australian celebrity chef

1972-01-16

Greg Page, Australian musician and actor

1972-01-23

Tanya Harding, Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

1972-01-27

Janine Ilitch, Australian netballer

1972-02-06

Mark Labbrook, Australian 200m/400m runner (Olympics-96)

1972-02-10

Michael Kasprowicz, cricketer (Australian Test fast bowler v WI 1996)

1972-03-07

Marina Hatzakis, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1972-03-08

Angie Hart, Australian pop singer

1972-03-09

Spencer Howson, Australian radio broadcaster

1972-03-14

Clover Maitland, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympics-96)

1972-04-05

Paul Okon, Australian former footballer

1972-04-07

Joanne Brown, Australian softball catcher/1st baseman (Olym-bronze-96)

1972-04-09

Craig Jones, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1972-04-10

Richard Wearne, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1972-04-17

Benjamin Dodwell, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1972-04-22

Owen Finegan, Australian rugby union footballer

1972-05-03

Brett Hayman, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1972-05-05

Ron Snook, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1972-05-09

Simon Hollingsworth, Australian 400m hurdler (Olympics-92, 96)

1972-05-11

Anita Hegh, Australian actress

1972-05-28

Denise Booker, Liverpool, golfer (S Australian Jr champ 1990)

1972-06-01

Nicholas Porzig, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1972-06-06

Jeff Williams, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)

1972-06-12

Scott Dawes, Australian baseball catcher (Olympics-1996)

1972-06-19

Poppy Montgomery, Australian actress

1972-06-24

Robbie McEwen, Australian cyclist

1972-06-26

Jai Taurima, Australian long jumper (Olympics-96)

1972-07-11

Steven Richards, Australian racing driver

1972-07-14

Deborah Mailman, Australian actress

1972-07-23

Trisha Fallon, Australian basketball forward (Olympics-bronze-96)

1972-08-02

Nathan Thomas, Australian water polo player (Olympics-96)

1972-08-12

Allison Cook, Australian basketballl player (Olympics-bronze-96)

1972-08-16

Stan Lazaridis, Australian footballer

1972-08-18

Shaun Wilson, Australian artist

1972-10-04

Joanna Stone, Australian javelin thrower (Olympics-96)

1972-10-09

Sarah Vandenbergh, Australian actor

1972-10-11

Claudia Black, Australian actress

1972-10-16

Darren Balmforth, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1972-10-19

Megan Still, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1972-10-21

Felicity Andersen, Australian actress

1972-10-30

Georgina Douglas, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1972-11-01

Toni Collette, Australian actress

1972-11-07

Mike Goldman, Australian media personality

1972-11-14

Martin Pike, Australian rules footballer

1972-12-06

Brendan Garard, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics-96)

1972-12-09

Paul Greene, Australian 100m/200m/400m (Olympics-96)

1972-12-16

Željko Kalac, Australian soccer player

1972-12-22

Anthony Edwards, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1973-01-05

Phil Joel, Australian bassist (Newsboys)

1973-01-17

Liz Ellis, Australian netball captain

1973-01-28

Bronwyn Thompson, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1973-01-31

Portia de Rossi, Australian actress

1973-02-08

Michelle Brogan, Australian basketball forward (Olympics-bronze-96)

1973-02-08

Tom King, Australian 470 class yachter (Olympics-96)

1973-02-16

James Young, Australian water polo player (Olympics-96)

1973-02-22

Kate Sage, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)

1973-03-12

Gabriel Mendez, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1973-03-18

Max Barry, Australian author

1973-03-19

Simmone Jade Mackinnon, Australian actress

1973-03-20

Norman Tome, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1973-03-26

Matt Burke, Australian rugby player

1973-04-04

Chris McCormack, Australian triathlete

1973-04-17

Ross Aloisi, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1973-04-22

Adem Poric, Australian former footballer

1973-04-24

Mark Babic, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1973-05-06

Joe Spiteri, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1973-05-10

Joshua Eagle, Australian tennis player

1973-05-22

Daniel Tiatto, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1973-05-25

Duncan Free, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1973-06-01

Adam Garcia, Australian actor

1973-06-12

Darryl White, Australian rules footballer

1973-06-15

Pia Miranda, Australian actress

1973-07-01

Malina Milson, Australian softball 1st baseman (Olympics-bronze-96)

1973-07-15

Chris Taylor, Australian comedian, member of The Chaser

1973-07-22

Daniel Jones, Australian musician (Savage Garden)

1973-07-27

Gorden Tallis, Australian rugby league footballer

1973-08-01

Ben Johnson, cricketer (promising South Australian opening batsman)

1973-08-01

Les Hill, Australian Actor

1973-08-04

Peter Tsekenis, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1973-08-05

Brendan Todd, Australian mistral yachter (Olympics-96)

1973-08-06

Stuart O'Grady, Australian cyclist

1973-08-07

Bo Hanson, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1973-08-07

Kevin Muscat, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1973-08-08

Shane Lee, cricket all-rounder (NSW & Somerset, Australian ODI 1995-)

1973-08-10

Mark Doubleday, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)

1973-08-14

Kieren Perkins, Australian free-style 1500m swimmer (world record)

1973-08-17

Tim Forsyth, Australian high jumper (Olympics-bronze-92, 96)

1973-08-21

Ben Mann, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)

1973-09-05

Jenny Whittle, Australian basketball center (Olympics-bronze-96)

1973-09-23

Grant McDonald, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics-1996)

1973-10-04

Emy Snook, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1973-10-28

Frank Juric, Australian soccer goalie (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1973-11-05

Kate Anderson, Australian 1.5k/3k/5k runner (Olympics-96)

1973-11-09

Fred Lindberg, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)

1973-11-12

Radha Mitchell, Australian actress

1973-11-20

Matthew Smith, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)

1973-12-03

Andrew McNally, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)

1973-12-04

Steven Menzies, Australian rugby league footballer

1973-12-11

Luke Casserly, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1973-12-15

Geoff Stewart, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1973-12-15

James Stewart, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1973-12-30

Robert Walker, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1974-01-11

Goran Lozanovski, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1974-01-18

Michael Tunn, Australian television and radio

1974-01-21

Rove McManus, Australian television host and comedian

1974-01-23

Rebekah Elmaloglou, Australian actress

1974-01-25

Daniel Sproule, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics-96)

1974-01-31

Tory Toogood, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1974-02-14

Rob Jahrling, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1974-02-28

Katie Allen, Australian field hockey full back/half back (Olympics-96)

1974-03-11

David Cameron, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1974-03-14

Justine Joyce, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1974-04-12

Belinda Emmett, Australian actor(d. 2006)

1974-04-19

Ante Moric, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1974-04-25

Brad Hassell, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1974-05-12

Anna Ozolins, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1974-05-19

Andrew Johns, Australian rugby league footballer

1974-05-29

Myf Warhurst, Australian radio presenter on Triple J and TV personality on Spicks and Specks

1974-06-04

James Miller, Australian pole vaulter (Olympics-96)

1974-06-06

Brooke Wilkins, Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

1974-06-13

Elli Overton, Canada, Australian swimmer (Olympics-5th-92, 96)

1974-06-15

Scott Tunkin, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)

1974-06-21

Craig Lowndes, Australian racing driver

1974-06-23

Joel Edgerton, Australian actor

1974-07-16

Michelle Chandler, Australian basketball point guard (Olymp-bronze-96)

1974-07-16

Wendell Sailor, Australian rugby league and union footballer

1974-08-20

Andy Strachan, Australian musician (The Living End)

1974-09-02

Karina Wieland, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1974-09-17

Jason Hewitt, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)

1974-09-26

Alison Davies, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1974-10-13

Anthony Carbone, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1974-11-20

Drew Ginn, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1974-11-28

Kristian Schmid, Australian actor

1974-12-04

Anke Huber, Ludwigshafen Germany, tennis star (1996 finalist Australian)

1975-01-02

Chris Cheney, Australian musician (The Living End)

1975-01-13

Angela Holbeck, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1975-01-15

Mary Pierce, Montreal Quebec, tennis star (1995 Australian Open)

1975-01-19

Natalie Harvey, Australian 3k/5k runner (Olympics-96)

1975-01-31

Jackie O, Australian radio host

1975-02-09

Viktor Chistiakov, Russian-born Australian athlete

1975-02-09

Clinton Grybas, Australian Football commentator (d. 2008)

1975-02-09

Clinton Grybas, Crown Australian Celebrity Poker Challenge

1975-03-19

Matthew Richardson, Australian rules footballer

1975-04-01

John Butler, Australian singer and musician

1975-04-19

Jason Gillespie, Australian cricketer (fast bowler, Australia 1996)

1975-04-25

Chris Lilley, Australian actor, comedian, and writer

1975-05-14

Carmen Klomp, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1975-05-27

Michael Hussey, Australian cricketer

1975-05-29

Bianca Langham, Australian field hockey fullback/halfback (Olympic-96)

1975-06-02

Sally Newmarch, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1975-06-09

Paul Agostino, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1975-06-23

Jane Jamieson, Australian heptathlete (Olympics-96)

1975-06-30

Natasha Sturgess, Australian mistral yachter (Olympics-96)

1975-07-04

Tania Davis, Australian violist

1975-07-05

Kip Gamblin, Australian dancer and actor

1975-07-07

Michael Voss, Australian rules footballer

1975-07-15

Ben Pepper, Australian basketball player

1975-07-17

Terence Tao, Australian-Chinese mathematician

1975-08-10

Lise Mackie, Te Kuiti NZ, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96)

1975-08-12

Paul Gaudoin, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics-96)

1975-08-21

Simon Katich, Australian cricketer

1975-08-22

Robert Enes, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1975-08-22

Clint Bolton, Australian footballer

1975-08-27

Mark Rudan, Australian footballer

1975-09-05

Matt Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer

1975-10-07

Tim Minchin, Australian comedian and musician

1975-10-09

Mark Viduka, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1975-10-31

Jagan Hames, Australian decathlete (Olympics-96)

1975-11-04

Curtis Stone, Australian chef and television personality

1975-12-06

Natalie Titcume, Australian softball catcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

1975-12-09

Stuart McRae, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1975-12-10

Josip Skoko, Australian footballer

1975-12-12

Craig Moore, Australian footballer

1975-12-24

Natalie Ward, Australian softball shortstop/2nd baseman (Oly-br-96)

1976-01-09

Amy Safe, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1976-01-18

Damien Leith, Australian Idol 2006

1976-01-26

Paul Byrne, Australian 800m ruuner (Olympics-96)

1976-01-27

Haimish Karrasch, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1976-02-03

Isla Fisher, Australian actress

1976-02-05

John Aloisi, Australian footballer

1976-02-18

Chanda Rubin, Lafayette LA, tennis star (1996 Australian Open doubles)

1976-02-24

Bradley McGee, Australian cyclist

1976-03-01

Peter F. Bell, Australian rules footballer

1976-03-03

Fraser Gehrig, Australian rules footballer

1976-03-26

Ufuk Talay, Australian soccer player

1976-04-14

Baedon Choppy, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)

1976-05-24

Catherine Cox, Australian netballer

1976-06-02

Elly Hutton, Australian 100m sprinter (Olympics-96)

1976-06-03

Enda Markey, Irish/Australian entertainer

1976-06-21

Nigel Lappin, Australian footballer

1976-07-06

Nikki Mott, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)

1976-07-10

Brendon Lade, Australian rules footballer

1976-07-16

Michael Petkovic, Australian soccer goalie (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1976-07-17

Matthew Holmes, Australian actor

1976-07-20

Andrew Stockdale, Australian musician (Wolfmother)

1976-07-27

Scott Mason, Australian cricketer (d. 2005)

1976-08-02

Sam Worthington, Australian actor

1976-08-04

Andrew McLeod, Australian footballer

1976-09-01

Marcos Ambrose, Australian racing driver

1976-09-06

Michael Nakamura, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)

1976-10-16

Ryan Fitzgerald, Australian football (AFL) player and media personality

1976-11-06

Jodi Martin, Australian singer-songwriter

1976-11-20

Elisa Blair, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

1976-12-31

Craig Reucassel, Australian comedian, member of The Chaser

1977-01-17

Leigh Whannell, Australian screenwriter/actor

1977-01-21

Al Baxter, Australian rugby union footballer

1977-02-08

Barry Hall, Australian rules footballer

1977-02-14

Cadel Evans, Australian cyclist

1977-02-24

Jason Akermanis, Australian rules footballer

1977-02-27

James Wan, Australian film director

1977-03-17

Mitchell Olson, Survivor: The Australian Outback - The Reunion

1977-03-24

Darren Lockyer, Australian rugby league footballer

1977-03-31

Garth Tander, Australian racing driver

1977-04-02

Nick Brown, Survivor: The Australian Outback - The Reunion

1977-04-17

Phil Jamieson, Australian singer (Grinspoon)

1977-05-10

Chas Licciardello, Australian comedian, member of The Chaser

1977-05-11

Matthew Newton, Australian actor

1977-05-14

Ada Nicodemou, Australian actress

1977-05-24

Kym Valentine. Australian actress

1977-06-04

Quinten Hann, Australian former snooker player

1977-06-11

Geoff Ogilvy, Australian golfer

1977-06-15

Nina Liu, Australian actress

1977-06-23

Hayden Foxe, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

1977-06-29

Sharon Cripps, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)

1977-07-06

Con Blatsis, Australian footballer

1977-07-10

Schapelle Corby, Australian convicted drug smuggler

1977-07-26

Rebecca St. James, Australian-born singer

1977-08-13

Michael Klim, Poland, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96)

1977-08-17

Nathan Deakes, Australian race walker

1977-08-29

Charlie Pickering, Australian comedian

1977-08-31

Craig Nicholls, Australian musician (The Vines)

1977-09-12

Nathan Bracken, Australian cricketer

1977-09-12

Grant Denyer, Australian television personality and TV Host

1977-10-30

Charmian Faulkner, Australian crime victim

1977-11-13

Chanel Cole, Australian singer

1977-11-18

Trent Barrett, Australian rugby league footballer

1977-11-21

Myles Heskett, Australian musician (Wolfmother)

1977-11-25

Marcus Marshall, Australian racing driver

1977-12-28

Shane Elford, Australian rugby league player

1977-12-30

Grant Balfour, Australian baseball player

1977-12-30

Scott Lucas, Australian rules footballer

1978-01-11

Holly Brisley, Australian actress

1978-02-12

Brett Hodgson, Australian rugby league footballer

1978-03-06

Lara Cox, Australian Actress

1978-03-09

Lucas Neill, Australian footballer

1978-03-21

Charmaine Dragun, Australian news anchor (d.2007)

1978-03-24

Michael Braun, Australian rules footballer

1978-04-04

Sam Moran, Australian entertainer

1978-04-14

Paul O'Brien, Australian actor

1978-04-16

Matthew Lloyd, Australian rules footballer

1978-04-21

Jacob Burns, Australian footballer

1978-05-04

Brett Burton, Australian Football Player for the Adelaid Crows

1978-05-14

Brent Harvey, Australian footballer

1978-05-24

Jade Winter, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96)

1978-06-30

Ben Cousins, Australian Football League player

1978-07-20

Tamsyn Lewis, Australian athlete

1978-08-10

Daniel Allsopp, Australian footballer

1978-08-14

Kate Ritchie, Australian actress

1978-09-01

Max Vieri, Australian soccer player

1978-09-11

Ben Lee, Australian musician and singer

1978-09-22

Harry Kewell, Australian soccer player

1978-10-01

Andrew JC Jackson, Australian surf lifesaver

1978-10-12

Baden Cooke, Australian cyclist

1978-10-23

Archie Thompson, Australian footballer

1978-11-25

Lauren Hewitt, Australian 100m/200m runner (Olympics-96)

1978-12-02

Peter Moylan, Australian Major League Baseball Pitcher for the Atlanta Braves

1978-12-25

Joel Porter, Australian footballer

1978-12-28

Chris Coyne, Australian footballer

1979-01-01

Brody Dalle, Australian singer (The Distillers)

1979-01-30

Karen Smith, Australian field hockey midfielder/halfback (Olympics-96)

1979-02-12

Jesse Spencer, Australian actor

1979-02-22

Brett Emerton, Australian footballer

1979-02-25

David Hoflin, Swedish-born Australian Actor

1979-03-04

Geoff Huegill, Australian swimmer

1979-04-04

Heath Ledger, Australian/American Actor. (d.2008)

1979-04-22

Daniel Johns, Australian musician (Silverchair)

1979-04-27

Natasha Chokljat, Australian netballer

1979-05-21

James Clancy Phelan, Australian novelist

1979-05-27

Mile Sterjovski, Australian footballer

1979-06-04

Daniel Vickerman, Australian rugby union player

1979-06-27

Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer

1979-06-29

Matthew Bode, Australian Rules football player

1979-07-06

Nic Cester, Australian musician (Jet)

1979-07-24

Rose Byrne, Australian actress

1979-08-14

Paul Burgess, Australian athlete

1979-08-28

Kristen Hughes, Australian netballer

1979-09-21

Jaymee Ong, Chinese-Australian model

1979-09-27

Christian Jones, Australian racing driver

1979-09-27

Steve Simpson, Australian rugby league footballer

1979-10-01

Cameron Bruce, Australian rules footballer

1979-10-05

Vincenzo Grella, Australian soccer player

1979-10-09

Todd Kelly, Australian racing driver

1979-10-24

Ben Gillies, Australian musician (Silverchair)

1979-10-27

Melanie Vallejo, Australian TV actress

1979-11-03

Beau McDonald, Australian Rules Footballer

1979-11-10

Chris Joannou, Australian musician

1979-11-15

Brett Lancaster, Australian cyclist

1979-11-30

Chris Atkinson, Australian rally driver

1979-12-06

Tim Cahill, Australian footballer

1979-12-08

Daniel Fitzhenry, Australian rugby league footballer

1979-12-14

Sophie Monk, Australian actress, singer, and model

1979-12-20

Michael Rogers, Australian cyclist

1980-02-08

Cameron Muncey, Australian guitarist (Jet)

1980-02-11

Marco Bresciano, Australian soccer player

1980-03-08

Stephen Milne, Australian rules footballer

1980-03-29

Amy Mathews, Australian actress

1980-04-15

Willie Mason, Australian Rugby League Player

1980-04-27

Talitha Cummins, Australian journalist

1980-05-06

Kasumi Takahashi, Tokyo Japan, Australian rhythmic gymnast (Oly-96)

1980-05-09

Grant Hackett, Australian swimmer

1980-05-22

Steven Baker, Australian rules footballer

1980-06-18

Craig Mottram, Australian middle distance runner

1980-06-24

Andrew Jones, Australian racing driver

1980-07-14

George Smith, Australian Rugby player

1980-07-16

Adam Scott, Australian golfer

1980-07-27

Allan Davis, Australian cyclist

1980-08-02

Patrick Constantinou, Australian Fable

1980-08-05

Jason Čulina, Australian soccer player

1980-08-18

Rob Nguyen, Australian racing driver

1980-09-07

Sara Carrigan, Australian cyclist

1980-09-18

Chris Tarrant, Australian football player

1980-09-24

Dean Canto, Australian racing driver

1980-10-16

Timana Tahu, Australian Rugby League player

1980-12-28

Kai Aiyub, Australian Idol

1981-01-27

Alicia Molik, Australian tennis player

1981-02-24

Lleyton Hewitt, Australian tennis player

1981-03-01

Will Power, Australian racing driver

1981-03-08

Michael Beauchamp, Australian footballer

1981-04-02

Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer

1981-04-03

Matthew Nash, Australian soccer player

1981-04-03

Heath Ramsay, Australian Olympic swimmer

1981-05-11

Lauren Jackson, Australian basketball player

1981-05-20

Mark Winterbottom, Australian racing driver

1981-05-30

Ahmad Elrich, Australian footballer

1981-06-17

Shane Watson, Australian cricket all-rounder

1981-06-28

Michael Crafter, Australian musician

1981-07-01

Tadhg Kennelly, Irish-born Australian Rules footballer

1981-07-26

Abe Forsythe, Australian actor/director

1981-08-08

Vanessa Amorosi, Australian singer and songwriter

1981-08-21

Jarrod Lyle, Australian Golfer

1981-08-25

Clare Oliver, Australian cancer activist (d. 2007)

1981-08-26

Jesse Martin, Australian yachtsman

1981-08-29

Jay Ryan (Jay Bunyan), Australian actor

1981-09-01

Adam Quick, Australian basketball player

1981-09-04

Richard Garcia, Australian footballer

1981-09-21

Meilinda Soerjoko, Indonesian-Australian actress

1981-09-24

Ryan Briscoe, Australian racing driver

1981-10-02

Luke Wilkshire, Australian footballer

1981-10-11

Beau Brady, Australian Actor

1981-10-26

Guy Sebastian, Australian singer

1981-10-29

Jonathan Brown, Australian rules footballer

1981-11-26

Natalie Gauci, Australian Idol 2007 winner

1981-12-11

Hamish Blake, Australian comedian

1981-12-11

Paul Medhurst, Australian rules footballer

1981-12-27

Emilie de Ravin, Australian actress

1981-12-31

Matthew Pavlich, Australian football player

1982-02-03

Alan Gurr, Australian V8 Supercar driver

1982-02-11

Neil Robertson, Australian snooker player

1982-03-19

Brad Jones, Australian footballer

1982-04-02

Bianca Chatfield, Australian netballer

1982-04-03

Iain Fyfe, Australian soccer player

1982-04-06

Michael Guy Chislett, Australian born, American guitarist of The Academy Is...

1982-05-05

Dieter Brummer, Australian TV Actor

1982-05-10

Daniel Harris, Australian rules footballer

1982-05-10

Despina Caldis, Greek-Australian actress

1982-07-01

Justin Huber, Australian baseball player

1982-07-19

Jess Vanstrattan, Australian footballer

1982-07-30

Yvonne Strahovski, Australian actress

1982-08-20

Joshua Kennedy, Australian footballer

1982-08-30

Will Davison, Australian racing driver

1982-09-01

Paul Dumbrell, Australian racing driver

1982-10-10

Amon Buchanan, Australian rules footballer

1982-10-13

Ian Thorpe, Australian swimmer

1982-10-17

Nick Riewoldt, Australian rules footballer

1982-11-08

Sam Sparro, Australian producer, songwriter, performer, former child actor

1982-11-22

Alasdair Duncan, Australian novelist

1982-12-13

Anthony Callea, Australian singer/songwriter

1982-12-31

Luke Schenscher, Australian basketball player

1983-01-17

Rick Kelly, Australian racing driver

1983-02-06

Jamie Whincup, Australian racing driver

1983-03-04

Ryan Lonie, Australian football player.

1983-03-10

Che'Nelle, Malaysian Australian Singer

1983-04-15

Bronson La'Cassie, Australian professional golfer

1983-04-20

Miranda Kerr, Australian supermodel

1983-05-11

Holly Valance, Melbourne, Victoria, Australian actress (Felicity "Flick" Scully-Neighbours) and singer

1983-05-13

Casey Donovan, Australian singer

1983-05-24

Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw, Anglo-Australian videogame creator and critic

1983-06-08

Lee Harding, Australian punk-rock singer

1983-06-15

Laura Imbruglia, Australian musician

1983-07-02

Sammy J, Australian comedian

1983-07-07

Justin Davies, Australian rules footballer

1983-07-14

Wesley Dening, Australian TV personality

1983-07-17

Ryan Guettler, professional Australian BMX rider

1983-07-22

Sharni Vinson, Australian actress and model

1983-07-23

Bec Hewitt, Australian actress

1983-08-11

Chris Hemsworth, Australian Actor

1983-08-19

Missy Higgins, Australian singer-songwriter

1983-08-19

Tammin Sursok, Australian actress & singer

1983-08-21

Scott McDonald, Australian footballer

1983-09-05

Xavier Susai, Australian comedian

1983-09-08

Chris Judd, Australian football player

1983-09-08

Lewis Roberts-Thompson, Australian football player

1983-09-21

Anna Meares, Australian cyclist

1983-10-12

Alex Brosque, Australian footballer

1983-10-29

Richard Brancatisano, Australian actor

1983-11-06

Jon Hume, Australian singer (Evermore)

1983-12-04

Jimmy Bartel, Australian rules footballer

1983-12-22

Jennifer Hawkins, Australian Miss Universe

1984-01-01

Michael Witt, Australian rugby league footballer

1984-01-06

Sean O'Brien, Australian professional windsurfer

1984-01-16

Rhys Loaney, Australian Idol

1984-03-30

Samantha Stosur, Australian tennis player

1984-04-27

Daniel Holdsworth, Australian Rugby League player

1984-04-29

Firass Dirani, Lebanese-Australian actor

1984-05-13

Caitlin Murphy, Australian actress and Model

1984-05-14

Gary Ablett, Jr., Australian rules footballer

1984-05-30

Matt Maguire, Australian rules footballer

1984-05-31

Jason Smith, Australian actor

1984-06-29

Christopher Egan, Australian actor

1984-07-11

Rachael Taylor, Australian actress

1984-09-04

Hamish McIntosh, Australian football player

1984-09-27

Paul Bevan, Australian rules footballer

1984-11-09

Delta Goodrem, Australian singer

1984-11-14

Lisa De Vanna, Australian female footballer

1984-11-28

Andrew Bogut, Australian basketball player

1984-12-25

Jessica Origliasso, Australian Singer (The Veronicas)

1984-12-25

Lisa Origliasso, Australian Singer (The Veronicas)

1985-01-18

Dale Begg-Smith, Australian freestyle skier

1985-01-21

Matt Unicomb, Australian basketball player

1985-01-29

Isabel Lucas, Australian actress

1985-01-31

Adam Federici, Australian footballer

1985-02-01

Jodi Gordon, Australian actress and model

1985-02-12

Saskia Burmeister Croft, Australian actress

1985-03-11

Nikolai Topor-Stanley, Australian soccer player

1985-03-15

James MacLurcan, Australian actor

1985-03-16

Nicole Trunfio, Australian supermodel

1985-03-18

Vince Lia, Australian Footballer

1985-04-11

Will Minson, Australian rules footballer

1985-04-18

Karl Reindler, Australian racing driver

1985-06-12

Sam Thaiday, Australian professional rugby league player

1985-07-05

Stephanie McIntosh, Australian pop singer and actress

1985-08-04

Mark Milligan, Australian footballer

1985-08-30

Leisel Jones, Australian swimmer

1985-08-30

Eamon Sullivan, Australian swimmer

1985-10-16

Casey Stoner, Australian motorcycle racer and 2007 MotoGP World Champion

1985-11-05

Kate DeAraugo, Australian Idol 2005

1985-11-10

Ricki-Lee Coulter, Australian singer

1985-12-19

Neil Kilkenny, English-born Australian footballer

1985-12-23

Luke O'Loughlin, Australian actor

1986-01-03

Jacob Timpano, Australian soccer player

1986-02-26

Teresa Palmer, Australian model and actress

1986-03-07

Ben Griffin, Australian soccer player

1986-03-20

Dean Geyer, Australian singer/actor

1986-05-01

Adam Casey, Australian footballer

1986-05-07

Mark Furze, Australian actor

1986-05-23

Ruben Zadkovich, Australian soccer player

1986-05-28

Berrick Barnes, Australian Rugby player

1986-07-12

Krystal Forscutt, Australian model/reality TV contestant

1986-07-27

Ryan Griffen, Australian rules footballer

1986-08-23

Josh Morris, Australian rugby league player for St. George Illawarra Dragons

1986-08-23

Brett Morris, Australian rugby league player for St. George Illawarra Dragons

1986-10-10

Nathan Jawai, Australian basketball player

1986-10-31

Chris Alajajian, Australian racing driver

1986-10-31

Christie Hayes, Australian actress

1986-11-02

Lara Sacher, Australian actress

1987-01-15

Greg Inglis, Australian rugby league player

1987-02-21

Burgess Abernethy, Australian Actor

1987-03-04

Cameron Wood, Australian rules footballer

1987-04-09

Jarrod Mullen, Australian rugby league footballer

1987-04-27

Elliott Shriane, Australian speed skater

1987-04-30

Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer

1987-06-05

Lara Bingle, Australian model

1987-07-17

Darius Boyd, Australian rugby player

1987-07-31

Brittany Byrnes, Australian Actress

1987-08-16

Kyal Marsh, Australian actor

1987-08-25

James Wesolowski, Australian footballer

1987-10-07

Jeremy Brockie, Australian footballer

1987-10-24

Lincoln Lewis, Australian actor

1987-11-03

Gemma Ward, Australian model

1987-11-10

Jessica Tovey, Australian actress

1988-01-07

Scott Pendlebury, Australian rules footballer

1988-01-29

Stephanie Gilmore, Australian professional surfer

1988-03-02

Matthew Mitcham, Australian diver

1988-05-26

Joel Selwood, Australian footballer

1988-06-04

Leigh Adams, Australian Footballer

1988-06-17

Andrew Ogilvy, Australian basketball player

1988-07-27

Adam Biddle, Australian footballer

1988-08-11

Patrick Mills, Australian basketball player

1988-09-08

Caitlin Hill, Australian internet personality

1988-09-28

Aleks Vrteski, Australian footballer

1988-10-01

Cariba Heine, Australian actress

1988-11-03

Angus McLaren, Australian Actor

1988-12-07

Emily Browning, Australian actress

1989-02-13

Rhys Palmer, Australian footballer

1989-04-03

Israel Falou, Australian Rugby League player

1989-04-25

Robbie Tarrant, Australian football player

1989-08-04

Jessica Mauboy, Australian singer (Young Divas)

1989-10-17

Phoebe Tonkin, Australian actress

1989-10-24

Eliza Taylor-Cotter, Australian actress

1990-03-01

Nikolas Tsattalios, Australian soccer player

1990-03-24

Keisha Castle-Hughes, Australian-born New Zealand actress

1990-03-27

Scott Selwood, Australian rules footballer

1990-07-27

Indiana Evans, Australian actress

1990-08-09

Adelaide Kane, Australian actress

1990-10-02

Dean Bouzanis, Australian soccer player

1990-11-03

Ellyse Perry, Australian soccer player/cricket player

1990-11-07

Matt Corby, Australian singer

1990-11-14

Jessie Jacobs, Australian actress and singer (d. 2008)

1991-01-30

Matthew Werkmeister, Australian actor

1991-09-19

Demelza Reveley, Australian model

1991-10-10

Gabriella Cilmi, Australian singer

1992-01-06

Matthew Cooper, Australian Rules

1992-06-05

Emily Seebohm, Australian Swimmer

1993-04-08

Trent Sullivan, Australian Actor

1993-9-19

Kevin Kimmel, Survivor: The Australian Outback - The Reunion

1994-10-20

Morgan Featherstone, Australian model

1995-06-05

Troye Mellet, Australian Actor And Singer

1998-07-24

Bindi Irwin, Australian entertainer; daughter of Steve Irwin

Australian - Notable Weddings

Daniel JohnsDec 31, 2004

Greg NormanNov 6, 2010

Australian - Weddings
Date Event
2002-12-31

Actress Rachel Griffiths (34) weds Australian artist Andrew Taylor (35) at Star of the Sea Chapel in Gardenvale, Australia

2004-12-31

Australian pop diva Natalie Imbruglia (28) weds "Silverchair" frontman Daniel Johns (24) on a beach ceremony in Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia

2005-12-17

Australian country singer Kasey Chambers (29) weds singer-songwriter Shane Nicholson in Avoca, New South Wales

2006-05-26

Soccer star player Joshua Kennedy (23) weds Australian Opals player Jacinta Hamilton at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Port Melbourne

2007-02-17

Australian TV presenter Natalie Gruzlewski (30) weds pro surfer Luke Egan at St. Augustine's Catholic Church

2007-03-10

Noteable singer and stage performer Matt Hetherington (36) weds Australian television presenter Melissa Kotsos at the Morning Star Estate on Mt. Eliza

2010-11-06

Professional golfer Greg Norman (51) weds Australian interior decorator Kirsten Kutner (41) on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands

Australian - Notable Deaths

Ned KellyNov 11, 1880

Teddy FlackJan 10, 1935

Raymond DartNov 22, 1995

Michael HutchenceNov 22, 1997

Donald BradmanFeb 25, 2001

Steve IrwinSep 4, 2006

Heath LedgerJan 22, 2008

Australian - Deaths
Date Event
1813-01-03

Bennelong, Australian aboriginal interlocutor between his tribe and the British settlers (b. c. 1764)

1853-01-01

Gregory Blaxland, Australian explorer (b. 1778)

1864-01-15

Isaac Nathan, UK-Australian composer (b. 1792)

1866-06-05

John McDouall Stuart, Australian explorer (b. 1815)

1868-04-21

Henry James O'Farrell, Australian would-be assassin of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh

1871-03-22

Johnny Cuzens, cricketer (Australian aboriginal tourist 1868), dies

1876-05-24

Henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer, dies at 46

1879-07-16

Edward Deas Thomson, Australian politician (b. 1800)

1880-11-11

Ned Kelly, Australian outlaw and bushranger, executed at 25

1882-08-01

Henry Clarence Kendall, Australian poet, dies of tuberculosis at 43

1883-01-05

Charles Tompson, first Australian published poet (b. 1806)

1884-02-23

Tambo Tambo, Australian aboriginal/US circus attaction, dies at 23

1896-09-02

Nat Thomson, Australian cricketer (b. 1839)

1901-01-10

Sir James Dickson, Premier of Queensland, Australian Minister for Defence (b. 1832)

1906-04-20

Australian wombat; oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26

1907-11-14

Andrew Inglis Clark, Australian politician (b. 1848)

1909-11-10

George Essex Evans, Australian poet (b. 1863)

1910-09-23

H J H "Tup" Scott, cricketer (Australian Test captain 1886), dies

1915-03-11

Thomas Alexander Browne, Australian writer (b. 1826)

1915-05-19

John Simpson Kirkpatrick stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli during World War I (b. 1892)

1915-10-23

W.G. Grace, English and Australian Cricketers at Crystal Palace

1916-08-07

Charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36

1918-07-29

Ernest William Christmas, Australian painter (b. 1863)

1921-01-27

Maurice Vincent Buckley, Australian soldier (b. 1891)

1922-01-10

Frank Tudor, Australian Labor Opposition leader (b. 1866)

1926-01-12

Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)

1929-01-13

H. B. Higgins, Australian politician and judge (b. 1851)

1929-08-01

Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies

1929-08-25

Frederick Burton, cricketer (Australian wicketkeeper 1886-87), dies

1931-02-23

Nellie Melba, [Helen Mitchell], Australian soprano, dies

1931-10-08

Sir John Monash, Australian soldier general (b. 1865)

1932-01-17

Albert Jacka, VC, Australian soldier (b. 1893)

1935-01-10

Teddy Flack [Edwin], Australian athlete, double Olympic gold medallist in 1896, dies at 61

1935-10-11

Steele Rudd, Australian author (b. 1868)

1935-12-20

Martin O'Meara, Australian soldier (b. 1882)

1937-11-17

Jack Worrall, cricketer (Australian batsman 1885-99, 11 Tests), dies

1938-06-22

C.J. Dennis, Australian writer and poet (b. 1876)

1939-03-28

Francis Matthew John Baker, Australian politician (b. 1903)

1940-06-22

M A Noble, cricketer (giant of NSW/Australian cricket), dies

1941-02-05

Banjo Paterson, Australian poet, author of "Walzing Matilda" (b. 1864)

1941-04-14

Jack Edmonson, Australian corporal in Tobruk (Victoria Cross), dies

1942-06-10

Ross Gregory, cricketer (Australian batsman 1937), dies

1942-09-15

Joe Travers, cricketer (Australian SLA, in only Test innings), dies

1943-01-08

Richard Hillary, Australian Spitfire pilot and author (b. 1919)

1944-01-01

Charles Turner, Australian cricketer (b. 1862)

1948-04-09

George Carpenter, Australian Salvation Army general (b. 1872)

1950-08-08

Fergus McMaster, Australian businessman (b. 1879)

1951-01-29

Frank Tarrant, Australian cricketer (b. 1880)

1952-12-27

Patrick Joseph Hartigan, Australian Roman Catholic priest (b. 1878)

1953-09-01

Bernard O'Dowd, Australian poet (b. 1866)

1953-12-02

Reginald Baker, Australian athlete and actor (b. 1884)

1955-05-10

John Radecki, Australian stained glass artist (b. 1865)

1955-06-06

Max Meldrum, Scottish-born Australian painter (b. 1875)

1955-10-21

Roy Minnett, cricketer (Australian all-rounder prior to WW I), dies

1955-10-24

Alfred Radcliffe-Brown, British Anthropologist (Structural Functionalism and studies of Andaman Islanders and Australian Aborigines), dies at 74

1955-12-30

Rex Ingamells, Australian poet (b. 1913)

1957-01-11

Sir Robert Garran, Australian lawyer and early leading expert in Australian constitutional law (b. 1867)

1958-02-17

Hugh McCrae, Australian writer (b. 1876)

1958-04-08

Ethel Turner, Australian author (b. 1872)

1958-08-04

Ethel Anderson, Australian poet (b. 1883)

1958-10-14

Douglas Mawson, Australian Antarctic explorer (b. 1882)

1958-11-30

Hubert Wilkins, Australian polar explorer (b. 1888)

1959-07-15

Vance Palmer, Australian author (b. 1885)

1959-10-14

Errol Flynn, Australian-born US actor (Captain Blood), dies of a heart attack at 50

1959-11-24

Dally Messenger, Australian rugby player (b. 1883)

1961-02-20

Percy Aldridge Grainger, Australian/US composer/pianist, dies at 78

1962-01-16

Frank Hurley, Australian photographer (b. 1885)

1963-04-15

Edward "Carji" Greeves, Australian rules footballer (b. 1903)

1963-07-29

Dave Smith, cricketer (2 Tests in 1912 Australian side), dies

1963-10-10

Roy Cazaly, Australian rules footballer (b. 1893)

1964-02-27

Orry-Kelly, Australian costume designer (b. 1897)

1964-10-19

Nettie Palmer, Australian poet and essayist (b. 1885)

1965-06-13

David Drummond, Australian politician (b. 1890)

1965-11-23

Franc Debenham, Australian geographer/geologer, dies at 81

1966-08-05

Austin Diamond, cricketer (Australian capt to America 1913), dies

1967-12-17

Harold Holt, Australian premier (1966-67), drowns at 59

1968-01-14

Dorothea Mackellar, Australian poet (My Country) (b. 1885)

1968-06-09

Bernard Cronin, Australian author and journalist (b. 1884)

1968-11-09

Wally Grout, cricketer (successful Australian WK before Marsh), dies

1969-01-10

John Brownlee, Australian tenor (b. 1900)

1969-05-14

Frederick Lane, Australian swimmer (b. 1888)

1969-05-26

Paul Hawkins, Australian racing driver (b. 1937)

1970-05-21

E. L. Grant Watson, Australian biologist (b. 1885)

1970-07-02

Jessie Street, Australian civil rights activist, dies

1970-07-22

George Johnston, Australian journalist and novelist (b. 1912)

1970-12-12

Doris Blackburn, Australian politician (b. 1889)

1971-07-30

Kenneth Slessor, Australian poet (b. 1901)

1971-11-23

Lisle Nagel, Australian cricket opening bowler (1932), dies

1973-04-05

John Coleman, Australian rules footballer (b. 1928)

1973-07-29

Norm Smith, Australian rules footballer and coach (b. 1915)

1974-04-06

Hudson Fysh, Australian aviator and businessman (b.1895)

1974-06-22

Horace Lindrum, Australian snooker and billiards player (b. 1912)

1975-09-27

Jack Lang, Australian politician (b. 1876)

1977-08-29

Brian McGuire, Australian racing driver (b. 1945)

1979-01-13

Marjorie Lawrence, Australian soprano (b. 1907)

1979-02-02

Jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener), commits suicide

1980-08-09

P K "Perker" Lee, cricketer (Australian bowler 1931-33, 2 Tests), dies

1981-01-07

Eric Robinson, Australian politician (b. 1926)

1981-01-14

John O'Grady, Australian writer (Nino Culotta) (b. 1907)

1982-01-05

Sir Edmund Herring, Australian military commander, Lieutenant Governor of Victoria (b. 1892)

1982-09-26

Alec Hurwood, cricketer (Australian off-spinner v WI 1930-31), dies

1983-01-08

Ron Frazer, Australian actor (b. 1924)

1983-03-31

Christina Stead, Australian writer (b. 1902)

1984-09-07

Don Tallon, cricketer (great Queensland & Australian keeper), dies

1984-11-10

Xavier Herbert, Australian author (b. 1901)

1984-12-23

Joan Lindsay, Australian author (b. 1896)

1985-01-07

Mary Hardy, Australian radio and television presenter (b. 1931)

1985-08-09

Clive Churchill, Australian rugby league footballer (b. 1927)

1985-08-31

Frank Macfarlane Burnet, Australian biologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1899)

1986-10-05

Mike Burgmann, Australian racing driver (b. 1947)

1986-10-21

Lionel Murphy, Australian politician and judge (b. 1922)

1986-11-07

Tracy Pew, Australian musician (The Birthday Party) (b. 1957)

1987-01-16

Bertram Wainer, Australian pro-abortion campaigner (b. 1928)

1989-01-10

Colin Winchester, Australian Assistant Police Commissioner, murdered (b. 1933)

1990-01-09

Sir Edward McTiernan, Australian jurist, lawyer and politician (b. 1892)

1990-06-25

Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Australian composer (Triad), dies at 77

1990-09-30

Patrick White, Australian writer (Nobel 1973), dies

1991-01-14

Gordon Bryant, Australian politician (b. 1914)

1991-03-24

Sir John Kerr, Australian politician (b. 1914)

1991-04-19

Stanley Hawes, British-born Australian film producer, director and administrator (b. 1905)

1991-05-02

Ronald McKie, Australian author (b. 1909)

1991-05-29

Coral Browne, Australian actor (Ruling Class), dies of cancer at 77

1991-06-24

Sumner Locke Elliott, Australian-born American novelist (b. 1917)

1991-07-04

Victor Chang, Australian physician (b. 1936)

1991-09-10

Jack Crawford, Australian tennis player (b. 1908)

1991-10-12

Sheila Florance, Australian actress (Cactus), dies of cancer at 75

1992-01-06

Elaine McKenna, Australian actress (Peg Martin-Cell Block H), dies

1992-07-09

Kelvin Coe, Australian ballerina (A'sch Ballet/Bolshoi Ballet), dies

1992-07-16

Johnny Martin, cricketer (NSW & Australian chinaman bowler), dies

1992-07-27

Max Dupain, Australian photographer (b. 1911)

1992-11-28

Sidney Nolan, Australian painter (b. 1917)

1993-01-04

Charles Bridgford, Australian politician

1993-07-02

Sir Edward Dunlop, Australian war hero (b. 1907)

1993-09-05

John Truscott, Australian set designer (Camelot), dies at 57

1994-02-08

Ken Hall, Australian director/producer (Kokoda front line), dies at 92

1994-05-14

Leonard Teale, Australian actor/reciter (Homicide), dies

1994-06-02

David Stove, Australian philosopher (b. 1927)

1994-09-05

John Newman, Australian parlement member (Lab), murdered at 47

1994-12-29

Frank Thring, Australian actor (El Cid, Ben-Hur), dies at 68

1995-01-27

Geoffrey Parsons, Australian/British pianist, dies at 65

1995-03-05

Gregg Hansford, Australian motorcycle and touring car racer (b. 1952)

1995-08-17

Ted Whitten, Australian rules footballer (b. 1933)

1995-08-30

Dame Pattie Maie Menzies, Australian, dies at 96

1995-11-22

Raymond Dart, Australian paleoanthropologist (Australopithecus africanus), dies at 95

1995-12-05

Gwen Harwood, Australian poet (b. 1920)

1996-01-26

Stevie Plunder, Australian musician (b. 1963)

1996-07-17

Alan McGilvray, Australian cricketer (NSW 1933-37) and radio commentator (1935-85), dies at 85

1997-01-17

Bert Kelly, Australian politician (b. 1912)

1997-06-08

George Turner, Australian author (b. 1916)

1997-06-16

Dal Stivens, Australian author (b. 1911)

1997-11-22

Michael Hutchence, Australian rocker (INXS), commits suicide at 37

1998-03-25

Max Green, Australian lawyer (b. 1952)

1998-09-04

Elizabeth Kata, Australian writer, A Patch of Blue (b. 1912)

1999-01-10

Sir Edward Williams, Australian judge (b. 1921)

1999-01-16

Jim McClelland, Australian solicitor, politician, Minister, Royal Commissioner, judge (b. 1915)

1999-01-22

Graham Staines, Australian missionary (b. 1941)

1999-02-02

David McComb, Australian musician (The Triffids) (b. 1962)

1999-06-06

Anne Haddy, Australian actress (b. 1930)

1999-09-23

Ivan Goff, Australian screenwriter (b. 1910)

1999-10-12

Robert Marsden Hope, Australian Justice and Royal Commissioner (b. 1919)

2000-01-01

Colin Vaughan, Australian political journalist (b. 1931)

2000-01-11

Betty Archdale, Anglo-Australian educationalist and cricketer (b. 1907)

2000-02-12

Andy Lewis, Australian musician (b. 1967)

2000-12-25

Neil Hawke, Australian cricketer and footballer (b. 1939

2001-02-25

Sir Donald Bradman, Australian cricketer, dies at 92

2001-06-19

John Heyer, Australian documentary filmmaker (b. 1916)

2001-08-29

Graeme "Shirley" Strachan, Australian singer (Skyhooks), TV and radio star (b. 1952)

2001-10-13

Peter Doyle, Australian pop singer (The New Seekers) (b. 1949)

2002-01-11

Struan Sutherland, Australian medical researcher (b. 1936)

2002-01-16

Robert Hanbury Brown, British-Australian astronomer and physicist (b. 1916)

2002-02-22

Roden Cutler, Australian diplomat and war hero (b. 1916)

2002-03-04

Elyne Mitchell, Australian author (b. 1913)

2002-05-13

Ruth Cracknell, Australian actress (b. 1925)

2002-06-05

Gwen Plumb, Australian actress (b. 1912)

2002-07-23

Leo McKern, Australian actor (b. 1920)

2002-08-25

Dorothy Hewett, Australian writer (b. 1923)

2002-09-02

Dick Reynolds, Australian rules footballer and coach (b. 1915)

2002-12-09

Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab) (b. 1966)

2003-01-02

Eric Jupp, British-Australian pianist, composer, arranger (b. 1922)

2003-02-12

Vali Myers, Australian painter (b. 1930)

2003-03-02

Malcolm Williamson, Australian composer (b. 1931)

2003-06-21

Jason Moran, Australian criminal (b. 1967)

2003-08-23

Jack Dyer, Australian rules footballer (b. 1913)

2003-09-19

Slim Dusty, Australian singer (b. 1927)

2003-10-12

Jim Cairns, Australian politician (b. 1914)

2003-11-19

Ian Geoghegan, Australian racing driver (b. 1940)

2003-12-17

Ed Devereaux, Australian actor (b. 1925)

2004-01-19

David Hookes, Australian cricketer and coach (b. 1955)

2004-01-22

Thomas Mead, Australian politician and journalist (b. 1918)

2004-02-11

Shirley Strickland, Australian athlete (b. 1925)

2004-03-23

Rupert Hamer, Australian politician (b. 1916)

2004-08-17

Thea Astley, Australian writer (b. 1925)

2004-10-11

Keith Miller, Australian sportsman (b. 1919)

2004-11-06

Johnny Warren, Australian soccer player (b. 1943)

2004-11-08

Peter Mathers, English-born Australian novelist (b. 1931)

2004-12-26

Troy Broadbridge, Australian rules footballer, in 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (b. 1980)

2005-01-08

Campbell McComas, Australian impersonator and broadcaster (b. 1952)

2005-01-11

Miriam Hyde, Australian composer (b. 1913)

2005-01-17

Charlie Bell, Australian fast food executive (b. 1960)

2005-01-24

June Bronhill, Australian singer (b. 1929)

2005-03-04

Una Hale, Australian soprano (b. 1922)

2005-03-15

Bob Bellear, Australian judge (b. 1944)

2005-03-26

Paul Hester, Australian drummer (Split Enz and Crowded House) (b. 1959)

2005-04-19

Clement Meadmore, Australian sculptor (b. 1929)

2005-04-23

Al Grassby, Australian immigration minister (b. 1928)

2005-05-25

Graham Kennedy, Australian television personality (b. 1934)

2005-07-17

Joe Vialls, Australian writer (b. 1944)

2005-12-02

Van Tuong Nguyen, Australian drug smuggler (hanged) (b. 1980)

2005-12-05

Kevin "Big Kev" McQuay, Australian businessman (b. 1949)

2005-12-26

Kerry Packer, Australian businessman (b. 1937)

2006-01-01

Dawn Lake, Australian TV comedienne (b. 1927)

2006-01-03

Steve Rogers, Australian rugby league footballer (b. 1954)

2006-01-09

Andy Caldecott, Australian motorcycle racer (b. 1964)

2006-03-22

Kurt von Trojan, Australian science fiction author (b. 1937)

2006-03-28

Kevin Pro Hart, Australian artist (b. 1928)

2006-05-06

Grant McLennan, co-founder of Australian band The Go-Betweens (b. 1958)

2006-05-07

Richard Carleton, Australian news reporter (b.1943)

2006-08-15

Rick Bourke, Australian rugby league player

2006-08-16

Alex Buzo, Australian playwright and author (b. 1944)

2006-09-04

Colin Thiele, Australian author and educator (b. 1920)

2006-09-04

Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist and television personality attacked and killed by a stingray (b. 1962)

2006-09-08

Peter Brock, Australian racecar driver (b. 1945)

2006-09-14

Esme Melville, Australian actress (b. 1918)

2006-10-03

Peter Norman, Australian track star (b. 1942)

2006-11-11

Belinda Emmett, Australian actress (b. 1974)

2006-12-21

Scobie Breasley, Australian jockey (b. 1914)

2007-01-01

Leonard Fraser, Australian serial killer (b. 1951)

2007-01-02

Richard Newton, Australian-born technology pioneer and professor (b. 1951)

2007-01-04

Ben Gannon, Australian theatre film and television producer (b. 1952)

2007-01-12

Sir James Killen, Australian politician (b. 1925)

2007-02-13

Elizabeth Jolley, Australian writer (b. 1923)

2007-02-28

Billy Thorpe, Australian musician (Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs) (b. 1946)

2007-04-12

Kevin Crease, Australian TV anchor (b. 1936)

2007-04-21

Lobby Loyde, Australian guitarist and songwriter (b. 1941)

2007-05-20

Norman Von Nida, Australian golfer (b. 1914)

2007-05-24

Bill Johnston, Australian cricketer (b. 1922)

2007-07-11

Glenda Adams, Australian author (b. 1939)

2007-07-12

Stan Zemanek, Australian radio personality (b.1947)

2007-07-27

Lucky Grills, Australian actor (b. 1928)

2007-10-01

Chris Mainwaring, Australian rules footballer (b. 1965)

2007-10-23

John Ilhan, Australian entrepreneur, Crazy John's mobile phones (b. 1965)

2007-11-02

Charmaine Dragun, Australian journalist (b. 1978)

2007-11-06

George Grljusich, Australian sports broadcaster (b. c1939)

2007-11-27

Bernie Banton, Australian asbestos campaigner (b. 1946)

2007-12-03

James Kemsley, Australian cartoonist and actor (b. 1948)

2008-01-05

Clinton Grybas, Australian sports commentator (b. 1975)

2008-01-05

Clinton Grybas, Crown Australian Celebrity Poker Challenge

2008-01-08

George Moore, Australian champion jockey (b. 1923)

2008-01-22

Heath Ledger, Australian actor (b. 1979)

2008-02-25

Ashley Cooper, Australian race car driver (b. 1980)

2008-03-16

Bill Brown, Australian cricketer (b. 1912)

2008-04-08

John Button, Australian politician (b. 1933)

2008-04-30

John Cargher, Australian radio broadcaster (b. 1919)

2008-05-09

Jack Gibson, Australian rugby league footballer and coach (b. 1929)

2008-05-10

Jessie Jacobs, Australian Actress (b. 1990)

2008-06-22

Jane McGrath, British-born Australian cancer support campaigner (b. 1966)

2008-07-25

Jeff Fehring, Australian rules footballer (b. 1955)

2008-08-05

Reg Lindsay, Australian country and western singer/songwriter (b. 1929)

2008-08-12

Christie Allen, British-Australian pop singer (b. 1954)

2008-08-27

Mark Priestley, Australian actor (b. 1976)

2008-09-12

Bob Quinn, Australian rules footballer (b. 1915)

2008-09-23

Peter Leonard, Australian journalist (b. 1942)

2008-12-08

Kerryn McCann, Australian athlete (b. 1967)

2009-01-13

Nancy Bird Walton, Australian aviator (b. 1915)

2009-02-07

Brian Naylor (broadcaster), Australian television presenter (b. 1931)

2009-05-15

Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Australian actor (b. 1923)

2009-08-21

Dean Turner, Australian musician (b. 1972)

2009-10-22

Don Lane, American-born Australian television personality (b. 1933)

2009-12-30

Rowland S. Howard, Australian guitarist (The Birthday Party) (b. 1959)

2010-01-08

Monica Maughan, Australian actor (b. 1933)

2010-04-19

Carl Williams, Australian criminal (b. 1970)

2010-05-25

Alan Hickinbotham, Australian businessman, football player, & football coach (b. 1925)

2010-06-07

Adriana Xenides, Australian TV personality (b. 1956)

2010-07-09

Jessica Anderson, Australian novelist (b. 1916)

2010-09-23

Malcolm Douglas, Australian conservationist (b. 1941)

2010-10-10

Dame Joan Sutherland, Australian operatic soprano (b. 1926)

2010-11-22

Frank Fenner, Australian microbiologist (b. 1914)

2010-12-07

Gus Mercurio, American-born Australian actor (b. 1928)

2011-03-19

Kym Bonython, Australian radio broadcaster, jazz musician, speedway promoter (b. 1920)

2011-04-17

Eric Gross, Austrian-Australian composer (b. 1926)

2011-05-08

Lionel Rose, Australian boxer (b. 1948)

2011-05-16

Bob Davis, Australian rules footballer (b. 1928)

2011-05-25

Terry Jenner, Australian cricketer (b. 1944)

2011-07-13

Allan Jeans, Australian football player and coach (b. 1933)

2011-07-17

David Ngoombujarra, Australian actor (b. 1967)

2011-07-26

Margaret Olley, Australian artist (b.1923)

2011-09-17

Colin Madigan, Australian architect (b. 1921)

2012-03-20

Jim Stynes, Irish Australian rules footballer, dies from cancer at 45

2012-04-15

Murray Rose, Australian Olympic gold winning swimmer, dies from leukemia at 73

2012-08-06

Robert Hughes, Australian art critic, dies at 74

2012-09-09

Ron Taylor, Australian shark expert and cinematographer, dies from myeloid leukemia at 78

2012-11-22

Bryce Courtenay, South African-born Australian novelist, dies from stomach cancer at 79

2013-04-04

Ian Walsh, Australian rugby league player, dies at 80

2013-12-08

John Cornforth, Australian-British chemist and Nobel laureate, dies at 96

2014-12-15

Donald Metcalf, Australian Biography

2016-03-02

Australian silver medallist rower Sarah Tait dies aged 33 after cancer battle

2016-03-09

Australian rock legend Jon English dies aged 66

2016-04-20

World's 'oldest dog' dies on Australian farm aged 30

2016-04-25

Australian sculptor Inge King dies aged 100

2016-05-10

Australian Media Mogul Reg Grundy Dies Age 92

2016-06-12

Andy Page dead: Australian body builder dies aged 32

2016-06-19

Acclaimed Australian filmmaker Paul Cox dies aged 76

2016-07-15

Australian socialite Lady Susan Renouf dies from cancer aged 74

2016-08-02

Legendary Australian Olympian Forbes Carlile dies aged 95

2016-09-02

Former Australian cricketer Len Maddocks dies aged 90

2016-09-23

John Mulvaney, 'father of Australian archeology' dies aged 90

2016-09-29

Australian cricket great Max Walker dies, aged 68

2016-10-07

Australian actor Ross Higgins dies aged 86

2016-12-13

Australian broadcaster, writer and filmmaker Anne Deveson dies aged 86

2017-03-10

Bill Leak, cartoonist for the Australian, dies aged 61

2017-07-25

Australian tennis great Mervyn Rose dies aged 87

2017-09-07

Australian journalist and TV presenter Peter Luck dies at age 73

2017-10-23

AC/DC producer and Australian music pioneer George Young dies, aged 70

2018-01-30

Former Australian Grand Prix head Ron Walker dies, aged 78

2018-04-25

Australian singer Paul Gray of Wa Wa Nee dies aged 54

2018-05-25

Australian guitar legend Phil Emmanuel dies aged 65

2018-08-09

Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies aged 36 after long leukemia battle


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