Australian Celebrities Born In December

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Robert Clarence Irwin
(American Television Personality, Wildlife Photographer and Son of Steve Irwin)
Robert Clarence Irwin
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Birthdate: December 1, 2003
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Buderim, Australia
Robert Irwin, the son of the late wildlife expert Steve Irwin and Terri Irwin, has also gained fame as the host of Robert's Real Life Adventures and co-hosted Wild But True. He is part of the series Crikey!, is a wildlife photographer, and has created a book series, too.
 2 
Nick Vujicic
(Evangelist and Motivational Speaker Born With Tetra-Amelia Syndrome)
Nick Vujicic
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Nick Vujicic is an Australian American motivational speaker and Christian evangelist. Born with a rare disorder called tetra-amelia syndrome, which is characterized by the privation of arms and legs, Vujicic founded an international non-profit organization called Life Without Limbs in 2005. In 2007, he established a motivational speaking company named Attitude is Altitude.

 3 
Sia
(Australian Pop Singer Known for Such Hits as 'Chandelier,' 'Elastic Heart' and 'Clap Your Hands')
Sia
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

Australian singer-songwriter, voice-actress and director Sia Furler rose to fame with albums like We Are Born. Moving on, she bolstered her career with albums like 1000 Forms of Fear that debuted atop the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and singles like Cheap Thrills, her first Billboard Hot 100 number-one. Furler has also co-written hit songs like Diamonds, Titanium and Wild Ones.

 4 
Emily Browning
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Birthdate: December 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Emily Browning is best known for her award-winning performance as Violet Baudelaire in the movie Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. Some of her other notable films are The Uninvited, Sucker Punch, and Sleeping Beauty. She is also known as Laura Moon from the series American Gods.
 5 
Bob Morley
(Australian Actor Known for His Role as ‘Bellamy Blake’ in the TV Series ‘The 100’)
Bob Morley
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Birthdate: December 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kyneton, Australia
Bob Morley is best known for his Teen Choice Award-nominated performance as Bellamy Blake in The 100 and his Logie Award-nominated role as Drew Curtis in Home and Away. He has also participated in the Australian singing contest It Takes Two and has appeared in films such as Blinder.
 6 
Bob Hawke
(23rd Prime Minister of Australia)
Bob Hawke
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 9, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bordertown, Australia
Died: May 16, 2019
The 23rd Prime Minister of Australia, Bob Hawke was the longest-serving Labour leader and electorally most successful leader in the history. During his tenure he instituted a unified wage accord among the country's fractious labour unions that resulted in achieving greater industrial harmony. He also holds the feat of being the third longest-serving Prime Minister of the country.
 7 
Sophie Monk
(Actress, Singer and a Member of the Girl Group 'Bardot')
Sophie Monk
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England

Born in London, Sophie Monk moved to Australia with her family at age 2. Initially a Marilyn Monroe impersonator at a Warner Bros. entertainment center, Sophie won Popstars Australia to be part of the pop band Bardot. She later won The Celebrity Apprentice and gained phenomenal success as a reality star.

 8 
Vance Joy
(Australian Singer and Songwriter)
Vance Joy
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Though equipped with a degree in law, Australian singer Vance Joy doesn’t see himself working as a lawyer ever. The singer who has released chart-topping hits such as Riptide was also a promising footballer before he plunged into music full-time, and played for the Coburg Tigers.
 9 
Usman Khawaja
(Pakistan-Born Australian Batter)
Usman Khawaja
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Islamabad, Pakistan

Usman Khawaja is an Australian professional cricket player who has represented the Australian men's cricket team in Test, One Day International, and Twenty20 cricket. In 2011, he became the first Pakistani-born player and the first Muslim to play for the Australian Test team. He went on to represent Australia at the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

 10 
Keiynan Lonsdale
(Actor)
Keiynan Lonsdale
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Birthdate: December 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Australian actor, dancer and singer-songwriter Keiynan Lonsdale is best-known for playing Wally West/Kid Flash in The CW series The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow. Other on-screen portrayals of Lonsdale includes Oliver Lloyd in the series Dance Academy and Uriah Pedrad in film The Divergent Series: Insurgent. He has also released the studio-album Rainbow Boy and worked as an MTV VJ.  

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LazarBeam
(Australian YouTuber, Professional Gamer and Internet Personality)
LazarBeam
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: December 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New South Wales, Australia

Australian YouTuber and gamer Lannan Eacott, better known as LazarBeam, initially became famous with his slow-motion demolition clips. The high-school drop-out who had joined his family’s construction business, later won the internet with his Fortnite video-game commentaries and for his catchphrases such as "Yeeet" and "Carry me my son."

 12 
Miranda Otto
(Actor)
Miranda Otto
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Birthdate: December 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brisbane
 13 
Emilie de Ravin
(Actress who played Claire on ABC's TV award-winning series Lost and appeared in The Hills Have Eyes)
Emilie de Ravin
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Birthdate: December 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia
 14 
Rachel Griffiths
(Australian Actress Best Known for Her Performance in the TV Series 'Six Feet Under')
Rachel Griffiths
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Birthdate: December 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Rachel Griffiths is an Australian actress best known for her portrayal of Brenda Chenowith in the American drama television series Six Feet Under, which earned her two Screen Actors Guild Awards, Australian Film Institute Award, and Golden Globe Award. Rachel Griffiths has also won several other prestigious awards, such as AACTA Awards and Helpmann Award.

 15 
Xavier Samuel
(Television actor, Actor, Film actor, Musician)
Xavier Samuel
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Birthdate: December 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamilton
 16 
Pat Rafter
(Australian Former World No. 1 Tennis Player)
Pat Rafter
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Isa, Australia

Pat Rafter became the first Australian male in the Open Era to win consecutive US Open titles. The former ATP singles number 1 is also the only person with an undefeated record against tennis legend Roger Federer and is remembered for his politeness and his habit of saying “Sorry, mate.”

 17 
Timothy F. Cahill
(Australian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder)
Timothy F. Cahill
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 6, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Australian former professional footballer Timothy F. Cahill was known for "his aggressive and powerful approach and his ability to head the ball in the penalty area" during his playing years. Having scored 50 goals in 108 caps, he is the all-time leading goalscorer for the Australia national team. Currently, he works as a pundit for BBC Sport and Sky Sports. 

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Robert Menzies
(12th Prime Minister of Australia)
Robert Menzies
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 20, 1894
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jeparit
Died: May 15, 1978

Robert Menzies was an Australian politician who served as the prime minister of Australia on two non-consecutive terms. He served over 18 years in total, becoming the longest-serving prime minister in Australian history. His government is known for its emphasis on higher education, national security policies, and immigration schemes. After retirement, he became the chancellor of the University of Melbourne. 

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Alex Russell
(Australian Actor and Director Best Known for His Films 'Chronicle' and 'Believe Me')
Alex Russell
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Birthdate: December 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
 20 
Jennifer Hawkins
(Australian Model, Television Presenter and Beauty Queen Who was Crowned Miss Universe in 2004)
Jennifer Hawkins
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Holmesville, Australia

Jennifer Hawkins first soared to fame after winning both the Miss Australia and the Miss Universe pageants in 2004. Initially a Newcastle Knights cheerleader, she was named the second-most-sexiest woman in the world by FHM and later gained international recognition with Seven Network travel show The Great Outdoors.

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Ricky Ponting
(Australian Former Cricketer Regarded as One of the Best Batsmen of the Modern Era)
Ricky Ponting
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Ricky Ponting is an Australian retired cricket player best known for his abilities as a batsman, fielder, and captain. Widely regarded as one of the modern-time greats, Ponting is the leading run-scorer for Australia in Test and ODI cricket. Ponting captained the Australian Test team between 2004 and 2011 and is considered one of the most successful cricket captains of all time.

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Carrie Bickmore
(Journalist)
Carrie Bickmore
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Birthdate: December 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Adelaide

Gold Logie-winning Australian talk show host and radio presenter Carrie Bickmore is best known as the host of The Project. She has also been a UNICEF ambassador and has worked for causes such as brain-cancer and maternal tetanus awareness. She created a stir after accidentally flashing her bottom at the 2021 AACTA Awards.

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Shiori Kutsuna
(Actress, Model best known for her role as Ran Mori in Shinichi Kudo's Written Challenge)
Shiori Kutsuna
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Birthdate: December 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
 24 
Wally Lewis
(Australian Former Professional Rugby League Footballer)
Wally Lewis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 1, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hawthorne, Australia

The King of the Australian rugby league, Wally Lewis was no stranger to sports, being the son of a rugby player father and a netball player mother. The successful player, coach, and commentator, who had captained the national team, split with his wife of 36 years after cheating on her.

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Breaker Morant
(Writer)
Breaker Morant
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 9, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: England
Died: February 27, 1902

Anglo-Australian bush poet and military officer Breaker Morant was one of the first war criminals who was court-martialled, convicted and executed in British military history for murder during the Second Anglo-Boer War. A folk hero in modern Australia, Morant became subject of several books, a play and an award-winning film.

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Ned Kelly
(Australian Bushranger, Gang Leader and Convicted Police-Murderer)
Ned Kelly
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1854
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beveridge, Australia
Died: November 11, 1880

The Robin Hood of Australia for many and villain for others, Ned Kelly become immortal not just for his murderous confrontation with the police, but also for his reported last words “such is life”. The bushranger and outlaw remains a cult figure in Australia even a century after his execution. His sympathizers considered his as a champion of the poor.

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Nadine Garner
(Actor)
Nadine Garner
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Birthdate: December 14, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Knoxfield
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Elton Mayo
(Australian Psychologist Known for His Industrial Research Including the 'Hawthorne Studies')
Elton Mayo
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Birthdate: December 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: September 7, 1949

Elton Mayo was an Australian-born industrial researcher, psychologist, and organizational theorist. As a psychologist, Mayo played an important role during World War I, helping soldiers returning from the war recover from the stresses. He also conducted psycho-pathological tests and is credited with pioneering the psychoanalytic treatment of shell-shock. Elton Mayo's works also laid the basis for the human relations movement.

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Hamish Blake
(Writer, Actor)
Hamish Blake
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Birthdate: December 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne

Part of the comedy duo Hamish and Andy, Hamish Blake has entertained audiences on various TV and radio shows, such as the Logie Award-winning Hamish and Andy's Gap Year. Not known to many, Hamish had dropped out of a double university degree in science and commerce, to step into comedy.

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Keith Michell
(Actor)
Keith Michell
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Birthdate: December 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Died: November 20, 2015
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Dylan Alcott
(Australian Former Wheelchair Tennis Player and Wheelchair Basketball Player)
Dylan Alcott
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

One of Australia’s greatest wheelchair sportspersons, Dylan Alcott has mastered both wheelchair tennis and wheelchair basketball. He is also one of the rare few to have won Paralympic gold medals in two sports, both basketball and tennis. In 2021, he declared his wish to retire from tennis after the Australian Open.

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Tal Wilkenfeld
(Musician)
Tal Wilkenfeld
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Tal Wilkenfeld is an Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She developed an early interest in music and graduated from Los Angeles Music Academy College of Music. She is the bandleader of her own bands and has also performed in collaboration with artists including Jeff Beck, Herbie Hancock, Prince, and Mick Jagger. She is a regular practitioner of meditation. 

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Glenn Robbins
(Australian Comedian, Actor, Writer, Radio and Television Presenter)
Glenn Robbins
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Birthdate: December 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Glenn Robbins is an Australian comedian, actor, writer, radio and television presenter. He is best known for his portrayal of Kel Knight in an Australian sitcom titled Kath & Kim, which earned him nominations at the 2003 and 2004 Logie Awards for Most Popular Actor. Glenn Robbins reprised his role as Kel Knight in the 2012 film, Kath & Kimderella.

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Ashleigh Brewer
(Australian Actress)
Ashleigh Brewer
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Birthdate: December 9, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
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Lincoln Hall
(Mountain climber)
Lincoln Hall
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Canberra, Australia
Died: March 20, 2012
 36 
Lisa Wilkinson
(Australian Journalist, Television Presenter and Magazine Editor)
Lisa Wilkinson
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Birthdate: December 19, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wollongong, Australia

At 21, Lisa Wilkinson was the youngest editor of the Australian teen magazine Dolly. She grew up to be a renowned journalist and presenter and is now known for her shows such as The Project. She has also appeared in movies such as Broadcast Battleground and Sharknado 5: Global Swarming.

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Tanya Plibersek
(Politician)
Tanya Plibersek
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 2, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney
 38 
Rebecca Rigg
(Australian Actress)
Rebecca Rigg
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Birthdate: December 31, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
 39 
David Boon
(Australian Cricket Match Referee, Former Commentator and International Cricketer)
David Boon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Launceston, Australia
 40 
Orry-Kelly
(Costume designer)
Orry-Kelly
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 31, 1897
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kiama
Died: February 27, 1964

Born to a tailor in Australia, Orry-Kelly initially studied banking but later sailed to the US to explore his dreams in theater. Starting with painting murals at a US nightclub, he later grew to design costumes for legends such as Bette Davis and Katharine Hepburn. He also won 3 Academy Awards.

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Gemma Pranita
(Actress role as Jade Mitchell in the long-running series Neighbours)
Gemma Pranita
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Birthdate: December 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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Vernon Wells
(Character Actor Best Known for His Role of ‘Wez’ in the Movie 'Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior')
Vernon Wells
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Birthdate: December 31, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rushworth, Australia
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Donna Burke
(Singer, Seiyū)
Donna Burke
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Perth

Donna Burke is an Australian singer, narrator, voice actress, and businesswoman. Apart from contributing to anime songs and TV commercials as a voice actress, Burke also contributes as a lyricist. In 2007, a documentary named Climate in Crisis which was narrated by her won the silver medal at the New York Television Festival. 

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Jane Turner
(Australian Actress, Writer, and Comedian)
Jane Turner
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Birthdate: December 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newcastle

Jane Turner is an Australian actress, writer, and comedian. She is best known for her contribution as a writer and actress in the Australian TV industry. Over the course of her career, Jane Turner has played important roles in popular TV programs like Prisoner, Fast Forward, and Kath & Kim.

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John Bradfield
(Designer of Sydney Harbour Bridge)
John Bradfield
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 26, 1867
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland
Died: September 23, 1943

John Bradfield was an Australian engineer remembered for envisioning the Sydney Harbour Bridge; he oversaw the design and the construction of the bridge, which is now considered a major landmark in Sydney. He was also associated with many other notable projects, such as the Cataract Dam, Brisbane's Story Bridge, and Burrinjuck Dam. He received many prestigious awards during his lifetime.

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Teddy Sheean
(Sailor, Military personnel)
Teddy Sheean
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 28, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lower Barrington, Australia
Died: December 1, 1942

Tasmanian war veteran Teddy Sheean was initially a farm laborer and then joined the Australian navy. Seventy-eight years after he died after strapping himself to a sinking HMAS Armidale’s anti-aircraft gun and shooting at the attacking Japanese war planes, he was awarded with the Victoria Cross.

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Marie Bashir
(Engineer, Psychiatrist, Physician, University teacher)
Marie Bashir
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Narrandera

Marie Bashir created history when she became the first female governor of New South Wales. A doctor, too, she was initially associated with children’s hospitals and later focused on psychiatry. She also worked for the mentally ill and homeless people from the Aboriginal community of Australia.

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Frank Fenner
(Australian Scientist With a Distinguished Career in the Field of Virology Across the Globe)
Frank Fenner
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 21, 1914
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ballarat, Australia
Died: November 22, 2010

Frank Fenner was an Australian scientist best remembered for his achievements in the field of virology. He played a key role in the eradication of smallpox. He is also credited with introducing the Myxoma virus, which played a major role in controlling Australia's rabbit plague. During his illustrious career, Fenner was honored with prestigious awards, such as the WHO Medal.

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Brad Hodge
(Australian Cricket Coach and Former Cricketer)
Brad Hodge
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 29, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sandringham, Australia
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Arianne Caoili
(Filipino-Australian Chess Player Who Served as a Advisor to Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan)
Arianne Caoili
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Died: March 30, 2020

Arianne Caoili was a Filipino-Australian chess player who took part in seven Women's Chess Olympiads during her career. A multi-talented personality, Caoili was also a singer and financial consultant. She also served as an advisor to Armenian politician and Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan. Arianne Caoili died in a car crash at the age of 33.