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Famous Australians Posters [HASS]


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This resource is a collection of 58 hexagonal posters of famous Australians. These posters are an ideal display for the classroom. Included are a diverse group of Australians who have impacted the Australian community across various fields.

The people have been grouped by gender for ease of printing if interested in creating a display for events such as International Women’s Day. At the end of the resource, a recording sheet has been included for students to research a famous Australian. As well as a ‘Who am I?’ template for students to use.

What is included?

•58 Hexagonal Poster

•Research Task – Famous Australia

•‘Who am I’ templates


Famous Australian Women

Bronwyn Bancroft – Fashion Designer

Cathy Freeman – Olympic Sprinter

Evonne Goolagong Cawley – Tennis Player

Dr Thancoupie Gloria Fletcher – sculpture artist

Julia Gillard – Prime Minister

Kylie Minogue – Singer

Layne Beachley – Surfer

Mary MacKillop – Saint/Religious Sister

Nicole Kidman – Actor

Olivia Newton-John – Singer Songwriter

Ella Havelka – Ballet Dancer

Linda Burney – Politician

Jessica Mauboy – Singer

Keelan Mailman – Cattle Station Farmer

Oodgeroo Noonuccal – poet & activist

Lowitja O’Donoghue – Public Administrator

Quentin Bryce – Governor General

Ursula Dubosarsky – Writer

Vali Myers – Artist & Dancer

Essie Coffey ‘The Bush Queen – Filmmaker

Rachel Perkins – Film Director

Aunty Lynette Nixon – Writer

Thelma Plum – Singer

Zali Steggall – Politician & Former Olympian

Carrie Bickmore – TV Presenter

Fiona Stanley – Epidemiologist

Jessica Watson – Sailor

Molly Taylor – Race Car Driver

Kylie Kwong – Chef

Mem Fox – Writer


Famous Australian Men

Adam Goodes – Australian Rules Footballer

Banjo Paterson – Poet

Archie Roach – Singer

Dylan Alcott – Paralympian Tennis Player

Eddie Mabo – Indigenous Rights Activist

Fred Hollows – Ophthalmologist

Greg Norman – Golfer

Harold Thomas – Artist

Ian Thorpe – Olympic Swimmer

Doug Nicholls – Athlete, Pastor, activist

Gavin Wanganeen – AFL Player & Artist

Noel Pearson -Lawyer, land rights activist

Paul Hogan – Actor

Patrick “Patty” Mills – Basketball Player

Robert Menzies – Prime Minister

Steve Irwin – Zoo Keeper/Animal Activist

Tim Minchin – Composer, musician, comedian

Stan Grant – Television Journalist

David Unaipon – Preacher, inventor and writer)

Vincent Lingiari – Human rights activist

William Cooper – Political activist

Edward Weary Dunlop – Surgeon

Xavier Rudd – Singer Songwriter

Mandawuy Yunupingu – Musician

Robert Lewis Maza – Actor and playwright

Daniel Ricciardo – Race Car Driver

Graeme Clark – Doctor & Inventor

Sidney Nolan – Artist


There are two people per A4 page, however, you can print the posters larger by increasing the size to print on A3 paper.

If there is a famous Australian, you would like us to include please contact us at


No further teacher prep. Simply print, and use!


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Additional information



Resource Types

Posters & Displays

Electronic download

File Type: PDF

Number of pages: 35

File size: 13 MB

* Compressed Zip File

Copyright of this material is reserved in accordance with the Copyright Act 1968. This purchase is for single classroom/home use only. Additional reproduction of part or all of this resource is prohibited without the written authority of Rainbow Sky Creations. All content and clip art in these files have been created by Rainbow Sky Creations and therefore remain the property of Rainbow Sky Creations.


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