Wiradjuri - Notable Wiradjuri People

Notable Wiradjuri People

  • Brook Andrew, notable artist.
  • Linda Burney, member of the NSW Legislative Assembly.
  • Wally Carr, Australian Commonwealth Boxing Champion.
  • Jimmy Clements, present at the opening of Provisional Parliament House in 1927.
  • Paul Coe, lawyer and activist.
  • Kevin Gilbert, 20th century author.
  • Evonne Goolagong, one of Australia's most famous tennis players.
  • Dr Sally Goold OAM, Executive Director of CATSIN, Senior Australian of the Year 2006
  • Stan Grant, notable Australian journalist.
  • Stan Grant, a Wiradjuri elder, has been working on the reconstruction of the language.
  • Anita Heiss contemporary novelist.
  • Marcia Langton, academic.
  • Bill Onus, activist.
  • Lin Onus, artist.
  • David Peachey, rugby league footballer.
  • Mum (Shirl) Smith MBE OAM, community activist.
  • Margaret Tucker, co-founder of the Australian Aborigines League and author of If Everyone Cared (1977) one of the first autobiographies to deal with the experience of the Stolen Generations.
  • Harry Wedge notable artist.
  • Neville "Uncle Chappy" Williams, land activist and proponent in the Lake Cowal Campaign.
  • Tara June Winch, author.
  • Windradyne, important Aboriginal leader during the Bathurst Wars.
  • Daniel Christian, member of the Australian cricket team.

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