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New South Wales


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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"
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The Murray River thanks to Phillip Minnis
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