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Queensland 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.

M continued

  • Lloyd McDermott rugby union player
  • Julie McDonald swimmer
  • William McInnes actor, writer
  • Neville McNamara former Chief of the Air Staff
  • David Meechan professional association footballer
  • Roger Merrett Australian rules footballer
  • George Miller director, screenwriter, producer
  • John Moffat entrepreneur, mining pioneer
  • Judy Morris actress, director, screenwriter
  • Dallan Murphy rugby union footballer
N - Q
  • Oodgeroo Noonuccal poet, political activist, artist
  • Travis Norton professional rugby league footballer
  • James O'Connor rugby union footballer
  • Jessica Origliasso singer, songwriter
  • Lisa Origliasso singer, songwriter
  • John Wayne Parr kickboxer, boxer
  • Dick Parton Australian rules footballer
  • Glenn Patching swimmer
  • Germaine Paulson rugby league footballer
  • Noel Pearson lawyer, activist
  • Colin Petersen drummer, record producer
  • Ben Powell motorcycle speedway rider
  • Angela Pulvirenti writer, television presenter, producer, media personality
  • Leah Purcell actor, director, writer
  • John Quiggin economist
  • Robert Raymond producer, director, writer, filmmaker, journalist
  • Graham Reid field hockey player
  • Rebecca Riggs actress
  • Herbert Robinson politician
  • Matthew Robinson performer, composer
  • Justine Saunders actress
  • Hugh Sawrey artist
  • Matthew Scott rugby league footballer
  • Joe Scuderi cricketer
  • John Seale cinematographer
  • Richard Henry Searle cricketer
  • Dom Shipperley rugby union footballer
  • Simon Shirley decathlete
  • Billy Sing World War I soldier
S continued
  • Christian Sprenger swimmer
  • Wayne Srhoj Australian football (soccer) player
  • Janet Steinbeck swimmer
  • Ian Stenlake actor
  • David Stevenson Chief of the Royal Australian Navy
  • Mark Stockwell swimmer
T - V
  • Jai Taurima athlete
  • Brad Tessmann professional rugby league player
  • Cassi Thomson actress, singer
  • Robyn Thorn swimmer
  • Elizabeth Maree Tomkins producer
  • Tiki Tsang actress
  • Keith Urban singer, songwriter
  • Michael Voss Australian rules footballer
  • Adrian Vowles rugby league footballer
  • Don Walker musician
  • Larissa Waters politician
  • Len Waters first Aboriginal Australian military aviator
  • Jessica Watson youngest person to sail non-stop and unassisted around the world
  • Karrie Webb professional golfer
  • Kasey Wehrman Australian football (soccer) player
  • Stephen Weigh professional basketball player
  • Frank Welsh politician
  • Mary White designer
  • Theophilus Wilson cricketer
  • Shane Withington actor
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.