Monash University Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of Monash University. The list includes people like Nick Cave, Lim Guan Eng, Edward Dunlop, Bill Shorten & Josh Frydenberg. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, intellectuals & academics, lawyers & judges, physicians and singers etc.
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 1 
Nick Cave
(Singer-songwriter)
Nick Cave
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 22, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warracknabeal
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 2 
Lim Guan Eng
(The Fourth Chief Minister of Penang and the Current Secretary-General of the Malaysian Democratic Action Party)
Lim Guan Eng
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Malaysia
 3 
Iqbaal Ramadhan
2
Birthdate: December 28, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 4 
Richard Di Natale
(Politician)
Richard Di Natale
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
 5 
Daniel Andrews
(Politician)
Daniel Andrews
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Williamstown
 6 
Anthony Pratt
(Businessperson)
Anthony Pratt
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 11, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 7 
Jasmine Suraya Chin
(Television presenter)
Jasmine Suraya Chin
0
Birthdate: November 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
 8 
Josh Frydenberg
(Treasurer of Australia, Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party since 2018)
Josh Frydenberg
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melbourne
 9 
Peter Costello
(Economist, Politician, Lawyer, Investment banker)
Peter Costello
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 14, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne
 10 
Bill Shorten
(Politician, Lawyer, Trade unionist)
Bill Shorten
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 12, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Melbourne
 11 
Nikolai Nikolaeff
(Actor known for his roles in the television series Sea Patrol, Power Rangers Jungle Fury and Daredevil.)
Nikolai Nikolaeff
1
Birthdate: December 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Tim Flannery
(Biologist, Paleontologist, Zoologist, Environmentalist)
Tim Flannery
0
Birthdate: January 28, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne
 13 
Rita Panahi
(She works for The Herald and Weekly Times (HWT))
Rita Panahi
3
Birthdate: March 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States
 14 
Ruslan Kogan
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Babruysk, Belarus
 15 
Matthew Guy
(Leader of the Opposition in Victoria)
Matthew Guy
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Greensborough, Victoria, Australia
 16 
David Williamson
(Playwright)
David Williamson
0
Birthdate: February 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 17 
Atiqah Hasiholan
(Actress, Model)
Atiqah Hasiholan
0
Birthdate: January 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 18 
Mal Brough
(Politician)
Mal Brough
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brisbane
 19 
Julian Burnside
0
Birthdate: June 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 20 
Alyssa Soebandono
(Actress, Singer)
Alyssa Soebandono
0
Birthdate: December 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
 21 
Mick Dodson
(Australian Barrister, Academic, and Member of the 'Yawuru People')
Mick Dodson
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Katherine, Australia
 22 
Naomi Milgrom
(Businesswoman, Philanthropist)
Naomi Milgrom
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1952 AD
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 23 
Joel Neoh Eu-Jin
(Entrepreneur)
Joel Neoh Eu-Jin
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 24 
Kirsty Sword Gusmão
(Former First Lady of East Timor)
Kirsty Sword Gusmão
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 19, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
 25 
Samantha Downie
(Fashion Model)
Samantha Downie
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 26 
Mark Weinberg
(Judge of the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Victoria)
Mark Weinberg
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trelleborg, Sweden
 27 
David de Kretser
(Medical researcher)
David de Kretser
0
Birthdate: April 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
 28 
Paul Leyden
0
Birthdate: September 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 29 
Dennis Jensen
(Politician)
Dennis Jensen
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 28, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
 30 
Linden Hall
(Athlete)
Linden Hall
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 20, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sunbury, Victoria, Australia
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 31 
Dharmasena Pathiraja
(Pioneer of Sri Lankan Cinema’s ‘Second Revolution')
Dharmasena Pathiraja
0
Birthdate: March 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kandy, Sri Lanka
Died: January 28, 2018
 32 
Josh Dunkley-Smith
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 33 
John Bertrand
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 34 
Udaya Gammanpila
(Politician)
Udaya Gammanpila
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nawalapitiya, Sri Lanka
 35 
Ann Corcoran
(Politician)
Ann Corcoran
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 21, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 36 
Simbarashe Mumbengegwi
(Zimbabwean Diplomat and Politician)
Simbarashe Mumbengegwi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chivi, Zimbabwe
 37 
Soe Tjen Marching
(An Academic and an Award-Winning Composer Who Is Also an Author)
Soe Tjen Marching
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Surabaya, Indonesia
 38 
Geoff Polites
(Automotive Executive)
Geoff Polites
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Died: April 20, 2008
 39 
Sharman Stone
(Politician)
Sharman Stone
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pyramid Hill, Australia
 40 
Gina Liano
(Australian Reality Star and Businesswomen)
Gina Liano
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Australia
 41 
Sawan Serasinghe
(Badminton player)
Sawan Serasinghe
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 21, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Galle, Sri Lanka
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 42 
Emelia Jackson
(Australian Cake Designer and TV Personality)
Emelia Jackson
0
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: November 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 43 
Emma Dean
(Australian Chef and Television Presenter)
Emma Dean
0
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: October 16, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bendigo, Australia
 44 
Steve Fielding
(Senator for the State of Victoria and the Former Federal Parliamentary leader of the Family First Party)
Steve Fielding
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 17, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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