John Kidd (Australian politician)
John Kidd (1 September 1838 – 8 April 1919) was an Australian politician.Born in Brechin, Forfarshire, Scotland, to boot manufacturer John Kidd and Elizabeth Souter, received a limited education...
Harry Robertson (folk singer)
Harry Robertson (1923 - 15 May 1995) was a Scottish-born, Australian folk-singer/songwriter, poet and activist, who became a key figure in the development of the Australian folk music tradition.Robert...
John Cockburn (Australian politician)
Sir John Alexander Cockburn, KCMG (23 August 1850 – 26 November 1929) was Premier of South Australia from 27 June 1889 until 18 August 1890.
Cockburn was born in Corsbie, Berwickshi...
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Richard Brodie (cricketer)
Richard Sinclair Brodie (9 September 1813 – 18 January 1872) was a Scottish-born Australian cricketer who played for Victoria. He was born in Caithness and died in Bulla, Victoria.Brodie made a single...
James McCulloch
Sir James McCulloch, KCMG (18 March 1819 – 31 January 1893), Australian colonial politician, was the fifth Premier of Victoria.
McCulloch was born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was the son...
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Arthur James Arnot
Arthur James Arnot (26 August 1865 – 15 October 1946) was an Australian electrical engineer and inventor, best known for patenting the world's first electric drill. He later designed the Spencer Stree...
Paul MacGillivray
Paul Howard MacGillivray (1834–1895), a scientist and medical practitioner by occupation, was born at Edinburgh, to William MacGillivray and Marion née Askill, and was the brother of John MacGillivray...
John Cowe McIntosh
John Cowe McIntosh AFC (1892 – 28 March 1921) was a British-born Australian aviator.McIntosh was born in Scotland and later emigrated to Western Australia. On the outbreak of World War I in 1914...
Gordon McDougall
Gordon Sholto McDougall (born Glasgow, Scotland) was a Scottish Australian theatre actor and television actor.
McDougall trained at the Glasgow Athenaeum (later known as the Royal Scottish Academ...
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Michael Gallagher (cyclist)
Michael Thomas Gallagher, OAM (born 14 December 1978) is an Australian Paralympic cyclist from Scotland.
Gallagher was born on 14 December 1978 in Scotland. He lives in Melbourne and is a builder ...
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Thomas Caldwell (VC)
Thomas Caldwell VC (10 February 1894 – 6 June 1969) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awar...
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Charles Gordon Campbell
Charles Gordon Campbell was born on the 14 January 1840, in Aberdeen Scotland. He was the son of Duncan Campbell, cattle driver and his wife Catherine née Mclean. Campbell was a Colonial Australian me...
John McDonald (Victorian politician)
Sir John Gladstone Black "Jack" McDonald (6 December 1898 – 23 April 1977) was 37th Premier of Victoria (leading the Country Party) from 27 June 1950 to 17 December 1952, except for a few days in Octo...
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John Dickson Wyselaskie
John Dickson Wyselaskie (25 June 1818 – 4 May 1883) was an Australian benefactor and grazier. Wyselaskie was born in Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire, Scotland and died in St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria.
Stephen Robertson (politician)
Stephen Robertson (born 14 February 1962), Australian politician, is a former member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland who represented the electoral district of Stretton for the Australian Lab...
William Pearson, Sr. (Australian politician)
Hon. William Pearson (senior), (20 September 1818 – 10 August 1893), was a politician and horse-breeder in colonial Victoria (Australia).
Pearson, one of the principal patrons of the turf in Austr...
Norrie May-Welby
Norrie May-Welby (born Bruce Norrie Watson, 23 May 1961) is a Scottish-Australian transsexual person who pursued the legal status of being neither a man nor a woman, between 2010 and 2014. The High Co...
James Walker (Australian politician)
James Thomas Walker (20 March 1841 – 18 January 1923) was a Scottish-born Australian banker and politician.Walker was born in Scotland but spent his early childhood in New South Wales, before re...
William Kidston
William Kidston (17 August 1849 – 25 October 1919) was an Australian politician and Premier of Queensland, from January 1906 to November 1907 and again from February 1908 to February 1911.
William...
Alexander Macleay
Hon. Alexander Macleay (also spelt McLeay) (24 June 1767 – 18 July 1848) was a leading member of the Linnean Society, a fellow of the Royal Society and member of the New South Wales Legislative Coun...
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David Hamilton (tenor)
David Mulvenna Hamilton is a Scottish-born Australian operatic tenor.David Mulvenna Hamilton was born in Scotland on 22 March 1960, where he studied Singing and Flute at Napier College, Edinburgh, Sco...
Murray Rose
Iain Murray Rose, AM (6 January 1939 – 15 April 2012) was an Australian swimmer, actor, sports commentator and marketing executive. He was a six-time Olympic medalist (four gold, one silver, one bronz...
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Alexander Kennedy Smith
Alexander Kennedy Smith (7 July 1824 – 16 January 1881) was a Scottish/Australian engineer and former Mayor of Melbourne.
Smith was born in Cauldmill near Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland. He was...
Alexander Sutherland (educator)
Alexander Sutherland (26 March 1852 – 9 August 1902) was a Scottish-Australian educator, writer and philosopher.
Sutherland was born at Glasgow, both parents were Scottish, his father, George Suth...
John Christie Wright
John Christie Wright (22 August 1889 – 2 May 1917), generally referred to as J. Christie Wright, was a Scottish-born Australian sculptor.
John Christie Wright was born in Aberdeen and was educated...
Christina Smith (teacher and missionary)
Christina Smith (1809-1893) was a teacher and Christian missionary who documented the lives, customs, legends, and language of the Buandig Indigenous Australians from the Mount Gambier region in weste...
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George Bain Johnston
George Bain Johnston (28 November 1829 – 29 May 1882) was a pioneer of the Murray River trade in South Australia.
George Bain Johnston was born at Cockenzie, in the county of Haddington, Scotland,...
Richard Sleath
Richard 'Dick' Sleath (3 October 1863 – 10 October 1922) was an Australian politician.Born in Cerres, Fifeshire to ploughman Richard Sleath and Mary Fernie, he migrated to Queensland in 1877, be...