Germaine Greer
Germaine Greer (/ɡrɪər/; born 29 January 1939) is an Australian theorist, academic and journalist, who is regarded as having been a major feminist voice of the mid-20th century. She resides in the Uni...
J. L. Mackie
John Leslie Mackie (/ˈmæki/; 25 August 1917 – 12 December 1981) was an Australian philosopher, originally from Sydney. He made significant contributions to the philosophy of religion, metaphysics...
Ian Robinson (rationalist)
Ian Robinson (born 18 November 1940 in Melbourne, Australia) is President Emeritus of the Rationalist Society of Australia and immediate past Chairman of the Rationalist Association of Australia.
Famine, Affluence, and Morality
"Famine, Affluence, and Morality" is an essay written by Peter Singer in 1971 and published in Philosophy and Public Affairs in 1972. It argues that affluent persons are morally obligated to donate f...
Chris Bowen
Christopher Eyles Bowen (born 17 January 1973) is an Australian politician who is the current Shadow Treasurer of Australia. He was briefly the Interim Leader of the Labor Party and Leader of the Oppo...
Philip Nitschke
Philip Haig Nitschke (/ˈnɪtʃkɪ/; born 8 August 1947) is an Australian humanist, author and founder and director of the pro-euthanasia group Exit International. He campaigned successfully to have a leg...
Greg Combet
Gregory Ivan "Greg" Combet AM (/ˈkɒmbeɪ/; born 28 April 1958) is a former Australian politician and trade unionist. He was Secretary of the Australian Council of Trade Unions between 2000 and 2007. ...
Bernard Curry
Bernard Curry (born 27 March 1974) is a Sydney-based Australian actor, best known for his role in soap operas Neighbours and Home and Away.
Curry first appeared in Neighbours in 1995 as Luke Han...
Bill Hayden
William George "Bill" Hayden AC (born 23 January 1933) is an Australian politician who was the 21st Governor-General of Australia from 1989 to 1996. He was previously the Leader of the Labor Party and...
Joseph Post
Joseph Mozart Post OBE (10 April 1906 – 27 December 1972) was an Australian conductor and music administrator. He made an unrivalled contribution to the development of opera-conducting ...
Noel Counihan
Noel Counihan (4 October 1913 – 5 July 1986) was an Australian social realist painter, printmaker, cartoonist and illustrator active in the 1940s and '50s in Melbourne. An atheist, comm...
Tony Jones (news journalist)
Anthony William "Tony" Jones is an Australian television journalist.
Jones attended Newington College (1970–74) and the University of Sydney as a resident of St Paul's College.
Ian Hunter (politician)
Ian Keith Hunter (born 23 September 1960) is an Australian politician, representing the Australian Labor Party (ALP) in the South Australian Legislative Council since the 2006 state election. In Octob...
Jill Singer
Jill Singer is a well-known Australian journalist, columnist and television presenter.
She began her journalism career as an ABC radio trainee in 1984. She worked her way up to become a senior rep...
Graeme Samuel
Graeme Julian Samuel AC (born 31 May 1946) is an Australian businessman. He was the Managing Director and head of the Melbourne office of M&A advisory firm Greenhill Caliburn, and is a member of t...
Mark Oliphant
Sir Marcus "Mark" Laurence Elwin Oliphant, AC KBE FRS FAA (8 October 1901 – 14 July 2000) was an Australian physicist and humanitarian who played an important role in the...
John Doyle (comedian)
John Patrick Doyle AM (born 1953) is an Australian actor, writer, radio presenter and comedian.
Doyle was born in Lithgow, New South Wales in 1953 into a music-loving, Catholic household with thre...
Richard Carleton
Richard George Carleton (11 July 1943 – 7 May 2006) was a multi-Logie Award winning Australian television journalist.
Carleton was born in Bowral, New South Wales. He was educated ...
Lyn Allison
Lynette Fay "Lyn" Allison (born 21 October 1946) is an Australian politician. She was a member of the Australian Senate from 1996 to 2008, representing the state of Victoria. She was the last federal ...
Clyde Rathbone
Clyde Rathbone (born 23 July 1981 in Durban, South Africa), nicknamed "Rattlebones", is an Australian rugby union player. He plays for the Brumbies in Super Rugby. He also played internationally for A...
George Petersen
Wilfred George Petersen (13 May 1921 – 28 March 2000) was an Australian politician, affiliated with the Australian Labor Party and elected as a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly.
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John Latham (judge)
Sir John Greig Latham GCMG KC (26 August 1877 – 25 July 1964) was an Australian judge and politician who served as fifth Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia for seventeen years, from 1935 to ...
Frank Fenner
Frank John Fenner, AC, CMG, MBE, FRS, FAA (21 December 1914 – 22 November 2010) was an Australian scientist with a distinguished career in the field of virology. His two greatest achievements are cite...
Josh Thomas (comedian)
Joshua Michael "Josh" Thomas (born 26 May 1987) is an Australian comedian. In 2005, at the age of 17, he became the youngest ever winner of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival's Raw Comedy Com...
Andrew Bartlett
Andrew John Julian Bartlett (born 4 August 1964) is an Australian politician. He was formerly an Australian Democrats member of the Australian Senate from 1997 to 2008, representing the state of Queen...
Tim Minchin
Timothy David "Tim" Minchin (born 7 October 1975) is a British-born Australian comedian, actor, and musician.Minchin is best known for his musical comedy, including six CDs, three DVDs, and live comed...
David Walsh (art collector)
David Dominic Walsh (born 1961) is an Australian professional gambler who privately owns a substantial collection of art, and a winery.Walsh grew up Roman Catholic in the Glenorchy district of Hobart,...
Damien Broderick
Damien Francis Broderick (born 22 April 1944) is an Australian science fiction and popular science writer and editor of more than 50 books. His science fiction novel The Dreaming Dragons (1980) introd...
Jim Cairns
James Ford "Jim" Cairns (4 October 1914 – 12 October 2003), Australian politician, was prominent in the Labor movement through the 1960s and 1970s, and was briefly Deputy Prime Minister...