Famous People From Australia
Find out more about the greatest Australian Poets, including Banjo Paterson, Henry Lawson, Karl Kruszelnicki, Oodgeroo Noonuccal and Judith Wright.
Banjo PatersonBanjo Paterson
17 February 1864
Poet
Henry LawsonHenry Lawson
17 June 1867
Writer

Judith Wright Judith Wright
31 May 1915
Poet, Environmentalist, Campaigner for Aboriginal

Georges LeBarGeorges LeBar
24 January 1973
Author

Ada CambridgeAda Cambridge
21 November 1844
Australian-English writer

Karl KruszelnickiKarl Kruszelnicki
20 March 1948
Author
Oodgeroo NoonuccalOodgeroo Noonuccal
03 November 1920
Poet, Author, Human rights activist, Writer

Steve KilbeySteve Kilbey
13 September 1954
Poet, Painter, Singer, Singer-songwriter,

David MaloufDavid Malouf
20 March 1934
Writer, Novelist, Poet, Librettist, Playwright
Mary GilmoreMary Gilmore
16 August 1865
Journalist, Poet, Writer

Adam Lindsay GordonAdam Lindsay Gordon
19 October 1833
Poet
Marcus ClarkeMarcus Clarke
24 April 1846
Novelist

Kenneth SlessorKenneth Slessor
27 March 1901
Poet

James McAuleyJames McAuley
12 October 1917
Poet

Pam BrownPam Brown
1948 AD
Writer, Poet, Performer

Randolph StowRandolph Stow
28 November 1935
Writer
Martin BoydMartin Boyd
10 June 1893
Writer

Joseph FurphyJoseph Furphy
26 September 1843
Novelist

Vance PalmerVance Palmer
28 August 1885
Novelist

Christopher BrennanChristopher Brennan
01 November 1870
Poet
Geoffrey DuttonGeoffrey Dutton
02 August 1922
Writer

A.D. HopeA.D. Hope
21 July 1907
Poet
Charles HarpurCharles Harpur
23 January 1813
Poet

William BaylebridgeWilliam Baylebridge
12 December 1883
Poet

Hal PorterHal Porter
16 February 1911
Novelist
Hugh McCraeHugh McCrae
04 October 1876
Writer

Bruce BeaverBruce Beaver
14 February 1928
Poet
Les MurrayLes Murray
17 October 1938
poet, translator, writer, literary critic

Frank WilmotFrank Wilmot
06 April 1881
Poet

Rosemary de Brissac DobsonRosemary de Brissac Dobson
18 June 1920
Poet
Bernard O'DowdBernard O'Dowd
11 April 1866
Poet