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May Gibbs

May Gibbs (1877–1969) is one of Australia’s best-known children’s authors and illustrators, rememembered for her gumnut babies and banksia men.

May Gibbs

Ethel Turner

Celebrated author Ethel Turner (1870–1958) wrote the classic children’s book, Seven Little Australians.

Arthur Bryant Triggs

Arthur Bryant Triggs (1868–1936) was a successful Australian pastoralist and collector who lived in Yass.

Arthur Bryant Triggs

Elizabeth Jane (Bessie) Robinson

Elizabeth Jane (‘Bessie’) Robinson was a businesswoman who drove the development of the central west town of Canowindra and advocated for quality public education.

Bessie Robinson

Betro Abicare (Abikhair)

Betro Abicare (C1870–1938) was a Lebanese immigrant, builder and entrepreneur who made a major contribution to the development of Albury’s commercial centre.

Betro Abicare

The Camden Red Cross sewing circles

The Camden wartime sewing circles played a vital role on the home front during the First and Second World Wars.

CAmden Sewing Circles

Caroline Chisholm

Caroline Chisholm (1808–1877) was a pioneering humanitarian who fought to improve conditions for immigrant women and families.

Caroline Chisholm

David Lennox

David Lennox (1788–1873) was a bridge-builder and master stonemason who designed and oversaw the construction of bridges and public works projects across NSW.

David Lennox

Dr Charles Perkins

Dr Charles Perkins (1936–2000) dedicated his life to the cause of civil rights for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Dr Charles Perkins

Dr Mark Lidwill

Medical pioneer Dr Mark Lidwill (1878–1968) invented the world’s first cardiac pacemaker, which has saved innumerable lives.

Mark Lidwill

Duke Kahanamoku

Duke Kahanamoku (1890–1968) was a champion Hawaiian swimmer and surfer who helped to popularise surfing in Australia.

Duke Kahanamoku

Father Thomas Dunlea

Father Thomas Dunlea (1894–1970) was an Irish-Australian Catholic priest who established Boys’ Town, a permanent shelter for homeless boys.

Father Dunlea
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