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The Riverina Who's Who
Distinguished and Famous people from The Riverina
John McEwen - Former Prime Minister of Australia
John Anderson - Former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia
Al Grassby - Former Member of Parliament and prominent immigration promoter
Tim Rogers - Lead singer of the Australian rock band You Am I
John Wood - Actor known for his role as Senior Sergeant Tom Croydon in the TV series "Blue Heelers"
Joy McKean - Country music singer-songwriter and wife of Slim Dusty
Karen Murphy - Lawn bowls player and gold medalist at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
Lauren Jackson - Retired basketball player, regarded as one of the greatest female basketball players
Michael Slater - Former Australian cricketer and renowned cricket commentator
Scientists and Inventors
Howard Florey - Nobel Prize-winning pharmacologist who developed penicillin
John Bradfield - Engineer and designer of the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Hugh Victor McKay - Inventor and industrialist, known for creating the Sunshine Harvester
Other Notable Personalities
General Sir John Monash - Distinguished military commander during World War I
Li Cunxin - Former ballet dancer and author of the autobiography "Mao's Last Dancer"
Christopher Strong - Prominent grazier, businessman, and philanthropist
Jill Ker Conway - Historian and author, known for her memoir "The Road from Coorain"
Is there someone we have missed? Would you like to honor a distinguished resident from The Riverina? We welcome the public to sponsor individuals by creating your own permanent article in the Riverina Hall of Fame