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Australia: Famous People

Learn about famous people from Australia from a wide variety of disciplines. There are famous leaders, writers, noble prize winners, scientists, musicians, athletes, and many more that have shaped and made great contributions to Australia. Includes videos and photos. There is also a link to eThemes Resource on Australia: Facts.


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This 17 page PDF instructional unit on famous Australians includes learning outcomes, resources, a list of famous Australians according to category, and learning activities.
Learn more about Australia's most famous citizens, according to category: history, politics, sports, science, aboriginal leaders, books and art, business, adventurers, or music, theatre and dance.
Learn more about some of Australia's most well known contemporary or historic figures.
This page has brief information about some famous Australians from past to present. NOTE: This site contains ads.
See video clips of some famous Australians along with teacher notes.
This site compiles a list of Australians who are highly recognized in different areas or have contributed significantly to Australia's development. Biographical information is included. NOTE: This site has links to external sites.
Here are people who have shaped and made great contributions to Australia including pioneers and explorers, inventors, engineers, educators, scientists, mathematicians, medical researchers, businessmen, medical researchers, politicians, and more. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This organization recognizes Australians who have outstanding achievements and an individual's role in inspiring fellow Australians and contribution to the nation.
Here is brief biographical information of famous Australian composers. Includes a link to external site for more detail information.
Learn about Australia's greatest sportsmen and women at the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.
Learn more about Australian Noble Prize winners and their contributions and achievements.
These sites include information about Australia history, state symbols, economy, geography, culture, as well as fun facts about the country. Learn about Australian words, view national dress, and more. Includes quizzes, worksheets, time lines, and pictures and videos. There are links to eThemes Resource on Continent: Australia and Australian Aborigines.

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