Famous Australians: URLS

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Book 1

Section 1:
Australian Explorers
Section 2:
Australian Bushrangers
Section 3:
Australian Inventors
Section 4:
Australian Pioneers
Section 5:
Australian Politicians
Section 6:
Australian Sporting Greats
Section 7:
Australians in the Arts

Australian Explorers

Robert O'Hara Burke - page 7

Burke and Wills - Terra Incognito

Edward John Eyre - page 9

Australian Explorers

Australian Bushrangers

Ned Kelly - page 13

Ned Kelly: Australian Iron Outlaw

Ben Hall - page 15

List of Australian Bushrangers

Australian Inventors

Notable Australian World Firsts

Dr David Warren: Black Box Flight Recorder - page 19

World’s first flight memory recorder (Black Box)

Lance Hill: The Hills Hoist - page 20

Hills Hoist Patent Example

Professor Graeme Clark: The Bionic Ear - page 21

The Bionic Ear

Australian Pioneers

Dr Victor Chang - page 23

Victor Chang

Sir Edward "Weary" Dunlop - page 24

Weary Dunlop

John Flynn - page 25

John Flynn

Australian Politicians

Prime Ministers of Australia - page 27

Prime Ministers

Sir Robert Menzies - page 28

The Menzies Foundation

Bright Sparcs - Robert Gordon Menzies (1894 - 1978)

Australian Sporting Greats

Sir Donald Bradman - page 30

Sir Don Bradman

Evonne Goolagong Cawley - page 31

Wimbledon Champions

Australians in the Arts

Tim Winton's Novels

The Tim Winton Award for Young Writers

David Helfgott - page 35

The Shine Movie Site

Albert Namatjira - page 36

Art Galleries - Schubert: Albert Namatjira

More information on Albert Namatjira

Dame Nellie Melba - page 37

Melba Opera Trust

Dame Nellie Melba Research Centre

Melba Toast

Melba Sauce

Peach Melba

A Biography - page 38


Cate Blanchett

Nicole Kidman

Mel Gibson

Heath Ledger


Arthur Boyd

Sir Sidney Nolan

Norman Lindsay 

Pro Hart


Slim Dusty

Tommy Emmanuel

Nikki Webster

Dame Joan Sutherland


Henry Lawson

C.J. Dennis

Morris Gleitzman

A.B. (Banjo) Paterson

Paul Jennings

Australian Authors

Bands and Singers:


Christine Anu

Alex Lloyd

Delta Goodrem

Kasey Chambers

Little Birdy

Natalie Imbruglia


Kylie Minogue

Midnight Oil



The Seekers 


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