George Handley Knibbs
Sir George Handley "The Knibb" Knibbs CMG (13 June 1858 – 30 March 1929) was an Australian scientist, the first Commonwealth Statistician and the first director of the Commonwealth Institute of Scienc...
Robert Griffiths (mathematician)
Robert Charles Griffiths, FRS is an Australian mathematician and statistician known for his work in mathematical population genetics. He is Professor of Mathematical Genetics in the University of Oxfo...
Peter Donnelly
Peter James Donnelly, FRS FMedSci (born 15 May 1959) is an Australian mathematician and Professor of Statistical Science at the University of Oxford. He is a specialist in applied probability and has...
Chris Heyde
Christopher Charles "Chris" Heyde AM (April 20, 1939, Sydney – March 6, 2008, Canberra) was a prominent Australian statistician who did leading research in probability, stochastic processes and statis...
W. T. Williams
William Thomas (Bill) Williams FAA OBE (18 April 1913 – 15 October 1995) was an English and Australian botanist and plant taxonomist, known for his work on algorithms for numerical taxonomy.
Willi...
Colin Clark (economist)
Colin Grant Clark (2 November 1905 – 4 September 1989) was a British and Australian economist and statistician who worked in both the United Kingdom and Australia. He pioneered the use of the gross n...
Eugene Seneta
Eugene Seneta is Professor Emeritus, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sydney, known for his work in probability and non-negative matrices, applications and history. He is known for...
Brian Pink
Brian Pink was the Australian Statistician, the head of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), between 5 March 2007 and 12 January 2014.Prior to September 1999, Brian Pink was ABS's Statistical S...
Geoffrey Watson
Geoffrey Stuart Watson (3 December 1921 – 3 January 1998) was an Australian statistician.Watson was born in Bendigo, Victoria in 1921. He studied at the University of Melbourne, and received his PhD a...
Timothy Augustine Coghlan
Sir Timothy Augustine Coghlan KCMG (9 June 1856 – 30 April 1926) was an Australian statistician, holding the post of New South Wales government statistician for 19 years.
Coghlan was born in Sydne...
Bill McLennan
William (Bill) Patrick McLennan (born 26 January 1942) is an Australian statistician who was Director of the Central Statistical Office (CSO) of the United Kingdom and Australian Statistician.
Bil...
Lyndhurst Giblin
Professor Lyndhurst Falkiner Giblin DSO MC (29 November 1872 - 1 March 1951) was an Australian statistician and economist. He led a colourful life; he was an unsuccessful gold prospector, played rugb...
William Fleetwood Sheppard
William Fleetwood Sheppard (20 November 1863 – 12 October 1936) Australian-British civil servant, mathematician and statistician remembered for his work in finite differences, interpolation and ...
Terry Speed
Terence Paul "Terry" Speed (born 14 March 1943), FAA FRS is an Australian statistician. A Senior Principal Research Scientist at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, he is known fo...
Terry Speed - Wikipedia
Henry Heylyn Hayter
Henry Heylyn Hayter CMG (28 October 1821 – 23 March 1895) was an English-born Australian statistician
Hayter was the son of Henry Hayter and his wife Eliza Jane née Heylyn, and was born at Eden Va...
Pat Moran (statistician)
Patrick Alfred Pierce Moran FRS (14 July 1917 – 19 September 1988), commonly known as Pat Moran was an Australian statistician who made significant contributions to probability theory and its ap...
Pat Moran (statistician) - Wikipedia
Peter Gavin Hall
Peter Gavin Hall FAA FRS AO (born 20 November 1951) is an Australian researcher in probability theory and mathematical statistics. He earned his Doctorate at the University of Oxford in 1976.
Dr. ...
Australian Statistician
The Australian Statistician is the head of the Australian Bureau of Statistics.On 18 June 1906, the first Statistician of the Commonwealth of Australia was appointed to carry out the provisions of the...
Robert Mackenzie Johnston
Robert Mackenzie Johnston F.L.S., (27 November 1843 – 20 April 1918) was a Scottish-Australian statistician and scientist.
Johnston was born at Petty near Inverness, Scotland, the son of Lachlan J...
Edward J. Hannan
Edward James Hannan (1921 – 7 January 1994) was an Australian statistician who is the co-discoverer of the Hannan–Quinn information criterion. He studied at the University of Melbourne under th...
Josiah Boothby
Josiah Boothby CMG (1837–1916) was a public administrator in the colony of South Australia.Boothby was the fifth son of the Benjamin Boothby, sometime Judge of the Supreme Court of South Australia, wa...
E. J. G. Pitman
Edwin James George Pitman (29 October 1897 – 21 July 1993) was an Australian mathematician who made significant contributions to statistics and probability theory. In particular, he is remembered prim...
José Enrique Moyal
José Enrique Moyal (Hebrew: יוסף הנרי מויאל‎; born 1 October 1910 Jerusalem, Ottoman Empire – died 22 May 1998 Canberra, Australia) was a mathematical physicist who contributed to aeronautical e...
Ian Castles
Ian Castles AO OBE (20 February 1935 – 2 August 2010) was Secretary of the Australian Government Department of Finance (1979–86), the Australian Statistician (1986–94), and a Visiting Fellow at t...
Dennis Trewin
Dennis J. Trewin was the Australian Statistician, the head of the Australian Bureau of Statistics, between July 2000 and January 2007.Trewin joined the ABS in 1966 as a Statistics cadet. Between 1992...
Chris Wallace (computer scientist)
Christopher Stewart "Chris" Wallace (26 October 1933 – 7 August 2004) was an Australian computer scientist (and physicist, who also contributed to a variety of other areas)notable for having devised:H...
Malcolm Mackerras
Malcolm Hugh Mackerras AO (born 26 August 1939) is an Australian psephologist and commentator and lecturer on Australian and American politics.
Malcolm Mackerras was born at Turramurra in Sydney i...
Rob J. Hyndman
Robin John "Rob" Hyndman (born 2 May 1967) is an Australian statistician known for his work on forecasting. He is Professor of Statistics at Monash University and Editor-in-Chief of the International ...
David Balding
David Balding is an Australian statistician and Professor in Statistical Genetics at University College London. Until October 2009 he was a Professor in Statistical Genetics Imperial College London, w...