Clayton Barr
Clayton Gordon Barr MP, an Australian politician, is a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing Cessnock for the Australian Labor Party since 2011.Prior to entering Parliament, ...
Arthur Sinodinos
Arthur Sinodinos AO (born 25 February 1957 in Newcastle, New South Wales), an Australian politician, is a Liberal member of the Senate representing New South Wales since 2011. Sinodinos was the Assist...
Robert Beal
Robert George Beal (17 August 1929 – 24 June 2009) was an Australian Anglican bishop. Beal was educated at Sydney Grammar School and the University of Newcastle, Australia. He was ordained in 19...
Philip Freier
Philip Leslie Freier (born 9 February 1955) is an Australian Anglican bishop. He has been the 13th Archbishop of Melbourne since 16 December 2006. He was elected Primate of Australia on 28 June 2014,...
Steve Abbott (comedian)
Stephen Abbott (known as Steve Abbott; born 24 March 1956, Broken Hill, New South Wales) is an Australian comedian and author.He was a member of the band The Castanet Club with others such as Mikey Ro...
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Scott Bevan (journalist)
Scott Bevan (born 1964 in Newcastle, New South Wales) is an Australian journalist.
Bevan grew up near Merewether in Newcastle.In 1984 Bevan joined The Newcastle Herald as a cadet journalist. He la...
Janeen Webb
Janeen Webb (née Pemberton) is an Australian writer, critic, and editor working mainly in the field of science fiction and fantasy.
The daughter of a WW2 Australian Army commando and salesman, Jan...
Pete Gray (activist)
Peter Robert Gray (10 May 1980 in Newcastle, New South Wales – 30 April 2011) was an Australian environmental activist, notable for two landmark court cases, and for having thrown his shoes in public ...
Jill Hall
Jill Griffiths Hall (born 16 November 1949), an Australian politician, has been a Member of the Australian House of Representatives, since the 1998, representing the seat of Shortland, New South Wale...
Russell Blackford
Russell Blackford is an Australian writer, philosopher, and critic, based for many years in Melbourne. He was born in Sydney, and grew up in the city of Lake Macquarie, near Newcastle, New South Wales...
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Mikey Robins
Mikel Mason "Mikey" Robins (born 8 December 1961) is an Australian media personality, comedian and writer. He is best known for the satirical game show Good News Week, which ran on the ABC and Network...
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Paul A. Broad
Paul A. Broad (born 8 April 1951) is an Australian economist known for his management of government business departments. In 2011 he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Infrastructure NSW...
David Berthold
David Berthold is a leading Australian theatre director. He has directed for most of Australia's major theatre companies, as well as internationally. He is currently the Artistic Director of Brisbane ...
Khaw Boon Wan
Khaw Boon Wan (simplified Chinese: 许文远; traditional Chinese: 許文遠; pinyin: Xǔ Wényuǎn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Khóo Bûn-uán; born 8 December 1952) is a Malaysian-born Singaporean politician. Since ...
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Jonathan Biggins
Jonathan Biggins (born 16 September 1960), is an Australian actor, singer, writer, and comedian. He has appeared on film, stage and television, as well as in satirical sketch comedy television program...
John Hughes (writer)
John Hughes (born 1961) is a Sydney-based Australian writer and teacher. His first book of autobiographical essays, The Idea of Home, published by Giramondo in 2004, was widely acclaimed and won both ...
Gary Quinlan
Gary Quinlan is the former Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations. During the months of September 2013 and November 2014, he served as President of the United Nations Security Cou...
Julie Sutton (mayor)
Julie Sutton JP (born. 1937) is a former New South Wales politician and Marriage Celebrant, elected as a Councillor of Warringah Council and was previously Mayor of Warringah from 1995–1996 and 2002-2...
John Doyle (comedian)
John Patrick Doyle AM (born 1953) is an Australian actor, writer, radio presenter and comedian.
Doyle was born in Lithgow, New South Wales in 1953 into a music-loving, Catholic household with thre...
Jeremy Lindsay Taylor
Jeremy Lindsay Taylor (born Sydney, 19 September 1973) is an Australian actor.
He finished his education at Newington College in 1991 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in ...
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Miriam Allan
Miriam Allan (born 1977, in Newcastle, Australia) is an Australian Soprano.
Miriam Allan graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Newcastle, Australia, with first class ho...
Michael Chamberlain
Michael Leigh Chamberlain (born 1944) is an Australian writer, retired teacher and former pastor, best known due to the 1980 death of his daughter Azaria as the result of a dingo attack whilst camping...