Irreligion in Australia
Atheism, agnosticism, deism, scepticism, freethought, secular humanism or general secularism are increasing in Australia. Post-war Australia has become a highly secularised country. Religion does not ...
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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...
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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...
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Sue-Ann Post
Sue-Ann Post (born 1964) is an Australian comedian and writer.Self described as "Australia’s favourite six foot, lesbian, ex-Mormon, diabetic, comedian and writer", Post has performed as a stand up co...
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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...
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.
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Helen Caldicott
Helen Mary Caldicott (born 7 August 1938) is an Australian physician, author, and anti-nuclear advocate who has founded several associations dedicated to opposing the use of nuclear power, depleted ur...
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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...
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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...
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Howard Florey
Howard Walter Florey, Baron Florey of Adelaide OM FRS FRCP (24 September 1898 – 21 February 1968) was an Australian pharmacologist and pathologist who shared the Nobel Prize i...
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Olive Zakharov
Alice Olive Zakharov (19 March 1929 – 6 March 1995) was an Australian politician. Zakharov was elected as an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian Senate in 1983.Former Senator Graham Richar...
Council of Australian Humanist Societies
The Council of Australian Humanist Societies (CAHS) is the national umbrella organisation for Australian humanist Societies in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, and Western Austr...
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...
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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...
Akmal Saleh
Akmal Saleh (Arabic: أكمل صالح‎ Coptic: AKMAΛ CAΛΕϨ) (born 1964) is an Egyptian Australian comedian and actor. He was born in Egypt and arrived in Sydney with his family in 1975 at the age o...
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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...
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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...
Bob Brown
Robert James "Bob" Brown (born 27 December 1944) is an Australian former politician, medical doctor, environmentalist, former Senator and former Parliamentary Leader of the Australian Greens. Brown wa...
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Tim Boyle
Tim Boyle (born 28 January 1984) is a former Australian rules football player, playing forward with the Hawthorn Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). His career was plagued by injuri...
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...
John Curtin
John Joseph Curtin (8 January 1885 – 5 July 1945) was an Australian politician who was the 14th Prime Minister of Australia from 1941 to 1945 and the Leader of the Labor Party from 1935 to 1945. ...
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Clive James
Clive James AO CBE (born Vivian Leopold James on 7 October 1939) is an Australian-British author, critic, broadcaster, poet, translator and memoirist, best known for his autobiographical series Unreli...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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...
Lindsay Tanner
Lindsay James Tanner (born 24 April 1956) is a former Australian member of the House of Representatives representing the Division of Melbourne, Victoria, for the Australian Labor Party, having first w...
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