Born in Malaysia 1973, Poh spent her first nine years in Kuala Lumpur. Her family migrated to South Australia afterwards. She was a graphic designer, illustrator and began painting full-time in 2002. Just as Poh’s art explores notions of belonging and origin, so did her intentions with food. Poh’s interests in food came to an intensifying point in the last two years so her friend suggested she enter MasterChef. She ended up as runner-up.
Ou Yang Yu was born in 1955. He graduated from La Trobe University with a doctoral degree. He has published 52 books. They were translated into English and Chinese.
Bing Lee ( 李冰 ), the founder of the Bing Lee company, died in 1987 (aged 79). His oldest son Ken Lee took control of the business.
John So (traditional Chinese: 蘇震西 , Simplified Chinese: 苏震西 ) is a Chinese businessman. He was the 102 nd Lord Mayor of Melbourne. He was born on 2 October 1946, Shunde, Guangdong, China. He was elected as Mayor in 1991 and re-elected in 1996 and 1999.
Caleb Shang James, (1884-1953), soldier, taxi driver and herbalist, was born on 4 August 1884 at Fortitude Valley, Brisbane and eldest of 13 children. His father is Lee Wah Shang (a cabinetmaker) and his mother is Jane. He was a Chinese Australian soldier in World War I.
Cheltzie Lee was born on 21 st April 1993 in Campbelltown, NSW. She is 2010 Australian National Champion and 2007 and 2008 Junior Champion. She is a figure skater. She placed 17th in the World Championships in 2010.