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Northern Territory Famous

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

A - C

  • John Anictomatis former administrator
  • Aubrey Abbott former administrator
  • Justin Anzlezark shot putter
  • Ben Barba rugby league footballer
  • Adair Blain politician
  • Jared Brennan footballer
  • Graeme Brown Olympic medalist, cyclist
  • Peter Burgoyne footballer
  • Raphael Clark footballer

D - J
  • Aaron Davey footballer
  • Nathan Djerrkura footballer
  • Ted Egan former administrator
  • Cadel Evans racing cyclist
  • Frank Farina footballer
  • Maude Garrett radio and television personality, columnist
  • Adam Giles chief minister
  • Marion Grasby cook, television presenter, author, journalist
  • David Gulpilil actor, dancer
  • Paul Henderson former chief minister
  • Geoff Huegill butterfly swimmer
  • Leisel Jones Olympic gold medalist, swimmer

K - P
  • Ngarla Kunoth actress, Aboriginal activist
  • Fabian Lapham actor, writer, film director
  • Tommy Lewis actor, composer, writer
  • Clare Martin former chief minister
  • Jessica Mauboy singer, songwriter, actress
  • Andrew McLeod footballer
  • Danni Miatke swimmer
  • Paul Miller boxer
  • Terry Mills politician

P - Y

  • Tom Pauling former administrator
  • Nova Peris athlete, first Aboriginal Australian Olympic gold medalist
  • Cyril Rioli footballer
  • Jason Roe footballer
  • Nigel Scullion politician
  • Mathew Sinclair cricketer
  • Staniforth Smith former administrator
  • Mathew Stokes footballer
  • Sally Thomas first female administrator of Northern Territory
  • Robert Tudawali actor
  • Matthew Whelan footballer
  • Frank Joseph Wise politician
  • Austin Wonaeamirri footballer
  • Mandawuy Yunupingu musician
  • Galarrwuy Yunupingu activist, Australian Indigenous community leader

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.