Susie O'Neill
Susan O'Neill, OAM (born 2 August 1973) is an Australian former competitive swimmer from Brisbane, Queensland, nicknamed "Madame Butterfly". She won the 200 m butterfly at the 1996 Summer Olympics and...
Frank Gardner (racing driver)
Frank Gardner (1 October 1931 – 29 August 2009) was a racing driver from Australia. Born in Sydney, he was best known as a Touring car racing and Sports car racing driver but he was also a top f...
Fabian Blattman
Fabian John Blattman, OAM (born 28 December 1958) is an Australian Paralympic athlete. He became disabled after a motorbike accident. He started playing disabled bowls, before switching to athletics....
Jack Lockett
John "Jack" Henry Lockett OAM (22 January 1891 – 25 May 2002) also known as Jack Lockett as was a farmer and an Australian veteran of the First World War. At the time of his death, aged 111 years, 123...
Kirstie Marshall
Kirstie Claire Marshall, OAM (born 21 April 1969) is an Australian aerial skier and Victorian state politician.Marshall was an ex-gymnast who became an aerial skier at Mount Buller, Victoria. During h...
Don Ritchie
Donald Taylor "Don" Ritchie, OAM (9 June 1925 – 13 May 2012) was an Australian who officially rescued 160 people from suicide as of 2009 over a 45-year period, although his family claims the numb...
Liz Davenport
Liz Anne Davenport (born 12 April 1945) is an Australian fashion designer and businesswoman.Davenport is a managing director of Liz Davenport Fashion Pty Ltd, and long-term campaigner for conservation...
Shaun Norris
Shaun Daryl Norris, OAM (born 2 April 1985) is an Australian wheelchair basketball player.
Norris is from the Perth suburb of Alexander Heights, and was born on 2 April 1985. He became a parapleg...
Kieran Modra
Kieran John Modra AM (born 27 March 1972) is a visually impaired Australian Paralympic tandem cyclist. He has won five gold and four bronze medals at seven Paralympic Games from 1988 to 2012, along wi...
Clare Dunne
Clare Dunne (born 1937) OAM is an Irish-born Australian actress, author, lecturer and broadcaster. Her first name is also found as Claire.
Dunne was a popular Australian television and film person...
Pauline Neura Reilly
Pauline Neura Reilly OAM (5 December 1918 – 22 April 2011) was an Australian author and ornithologist.
Reilly was born (as Pauline Duncan) in Adelaide. Her family moved to Melbourne where she att...
Mark Richards (surfer)
Mark Richards, OAM (born 7 March 1957), known as MR, is an Australian surfer, four time world champion (1979–1982), and highly respected by his peers.
Richards was born and grew up in Newcastle, s...
Joe Hasham
Joseph "Joe" Christopher Hasham (OAM) (Arabic: جو هشام‎) (born 4 September 1948 Tripoli, Lebanon) is a Lebanese Australian actor who became famous in Australia in the 1970s through his long ...
Roger Shipton
Roger Francis Shipton, OAM (5 August 1936 – 18 January 1998) was an Australian politician. In 1975 he succeeded former Prime Minister Sir John Gorton as the Liberal Party member of the Australian Hous...
Peter Sterling
Peter Maxwell John "Sterlo" Sterling OAM (born 16 June 1960 in Toowoomba, Queensland) is an Australian rugby league commentator and former player. He was one of the all-time great halfbacks and a maj...
Ellie Cole
Ellie Victoria Cole OAM (born 12 December 1991) is an Australian Paralympic swimmer and wheelchair basketball player. After having her leg amputated due to cancer, she trained in swimming as part of h...
Toni Hoffman
Toni Ellen Hoffman is a senior nurse who received the 2006 Australian of the Year Local Hero Award for her role as a whistleblower in informing Queensland Politician Rob Messenger about Jayant Patel, ...
Frank Bethwaite
Frank Bethwaite DFC, OAM (26 May 1920, Wanganui, New Zealand – 12 May 2012) was an award-winning boat designer, author and Olympic meteorologist.
Bethwaite built his first boat (a 16 ft saili...
Neville Coleman
Neville Coleman OAM (1938 - 5 May 2012) was an Australian naturalist, underwater nature photographer, writer, publisher and educator. Coleman started scuba diving in 1963, exploring Sydney Harbour. La...
Allan Scott (businessman)
Archibald Allan Scott, AO (1923 - 28 October 2008) was an Australian businessman.
He was best known for founding the truck organisation Scott's Transport in Mount Gambier, South Australia, which h...
Deahnne McIntyre
Deahnne Mary McIntyre, OAM (born 9 June 1971) is an Australian former Paralympic athletics competitor and one of few Australian female powerlifters. She won four medals in the 1988 Seoul Paralympic Ga...
Vicki Wilson
Vicki Wilson, OAM, (born 11 February 1965 in Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian netball coach and retired international player.
Wilson was a part of the Australian national netball team for fi...