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Famous australians

  1. 1. Famous Australians<br />Australians are famous for their sports, art, music, showmanship, literature, war heroes and medical breakthroughs, to name a few. <br />Yet some are notorious for others, maybe not so good things but they are infamous for crimes and represent a part of the history of Australia. <br />
  2. 2. Sport<br />Australia is a sport fanatic country and the Australians’ passions for sports show in their many sports achievements, both local and international. <br />Popular sports include football, cricket, running, soccer, car-racing, golf and tennis. <br />
  3. 3. Golf<br />Webb, Karrie<br />Norman, Greg<br />
  4. 4. Golf<br />Webb, Karrie<br />Latest achievement: 2000: won the US Open<br />36 years old<br />Norman, Greg<br />6 Australian Masters and 5 Australian Open champion ships<br />2 British Open championships<br />55 years old<br />
  5. 5. Tennis<br />Laver, Rod<br />ABC Sportsman<br />Of the year in 1969<br />World’s best <br />Ever Tennis <br />Player<br />
  6. 6. Soccer<br />Kewell, Harry<br />Played in World Cup 2010<br />Got red card when playing against Ghana<br />
  7. 7. Car/motorbike-Racing<br />Jones, Alan<br />Doohan, Mick<br />Brock, Peter<br />Brabham, Jack<br />Brabham, Jack<br />Doohan, Mick <br />
  8. 8. Swimming<br />Gould, Shane<br />First Australian to win 5 Olympic Medals at one Olympic Games<br />14 years old when she broke first world record<br />
  9. 9. Running<br />Freeman, Cathy<br />First Aborginal Australian to win Olympic medal <br />Good medal in Commonwealth games<br />Australian of the year in 1998<br />
  10. 10. Rugby<br />Fulton, Bob<br />Campese, David<br />1991, Australian World Cup best player of the year <br />Barassi, Ron<br />
  11. 11. Tennis<br />Court, Margaret<br />Cawley, Evonne<br />First Aborginal Australian to represent Australia in world tennis<br />1980- second mother to win Wimbledon<br />
  12. 12. War<br />Blamey, Thomas- WW2 <br />Bullwinkel, Vivian- military nurse<br />
  13. 13. War<br />Chauvel, Harry- Gallipoli<br />Kirkpatrick, John Simpson- transported wounded soldiers from the frontline to the beach on donkey during WW1 at Gallipoli<br />Shot at war<br />Simpson and his donkey became image of Anzac spirit<br />Statue at War Memorial, Canberra<br />
  14. 14. War<br />Parer, Damien- photographer<br />Saunders, Reg- first aboriginalarmy officer<br />
  15. 15. Dance/Music<br />Borovansky,Edouard- balletdancer<br />Formed Melbourne Academy of Russian Ballet<br />
  16. 16. Dance/Music<br />Murphy, Graeme- joined Australian Ballet school 15- youngest male student<br />Directed Sydney Dance Company<br />Young, Simone<br />Pianist who wanted to conduct<br />Got a break when somebody fell sick<br />First woman to conduct Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra<br />
  17. 17. Music/Dance<br />Sutherland, Joan-opera singer<br />Greatest sopranos in 20th century<br />Groomed Pavarotti<br />La Stupenda- the Great one<br />Yunupingu, Mandawuy- Aborginal singer and sang at Sydney Olympic Games in 20000<br />
  18. 18. Art/Literature<br />Skyes, Roberto- Aboriginal writer <br />Wheeler, Maureen and Tony- Lonely Planet<br />Morgan, Sally- Human rights<br />Carey, Peter- writer of “Oscar and Lucinda” <br />(Booker Prize)<br />
  19. 19. Medical<br />Clark, Graeme- <br />Invented the Bionic Ear <br />in 1978<br />His own father was deaf<br />
  20. 20. Film/ Show Business<br />Nicole Kidman<br />Nicole Kidman<br />Mel Gibson<br />Hutchence, Michael- INXS<br />Paul Hogan, Crocodile Dundee<br />
  21. 21. Film/Show Business<br />Macpherson, Elle- model <br />Minogue, <br />Kylie<br />Newton-John, Olivia<br />
  22. 22. Others: Crime <br />Kelly, Ned- bushranger in steel armour<br />
  23. 23. Others: Crime <br />Taylor, Squizzy- gangster<br />Evaded the law<br />Wrote to newspapers to tease his pursuers<br />
  24. 24. Others: <br />Rubinstein, Helena- cosmetics<br />“There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.”<br />Coles, George- Coles Retail Store<br />
  25. 25. Others: <br />Walton, Nancy-Bird- woman pilot<br />Thomas, Andy- first Australian astronaut to go space<br />Travelled around Earth 2000 times<br />Answers questions by children<br />
  26. 26. Others<br />Boyd, Robin- Architecture<br />Built Churchill House, Canberra and Uni of Melbourne<br />Brown, Bob- Environmentalist<br />Protects nature<br />Won 1982 Australian<br />