Lionel Logue, age 26. Australian speech therapist responsible for the un-stammering of King George VI. Here he is with his future wife, 21-year-old Myrtle Gruenert.

Lionel Logue, age Australian speech therapist responsible for the un-stammering of King George VI. Here he is with his future wife, Myrtle Gruenert.un-stammering of King George VI. Here he is with his future wife, Myrtle Gruenert. Suggestion by ljvera

Jessica Watson. Round-the-World Solo Navigator at 16. Young Australian of the Year 2011.

The amazing Jessica Watson. Round-the-World Solo Navigator at Young Australian of the Year An admirable self assured young lady.

Australian champion Phar Lap arrived in San Francisco on January 15, 1932. He was shipped by steamship to the U.S., en route to Agua Caliente in Mexico, where he was to make his North American racing debut in the March 20 Agua Caliente Handicap, the continent's then-richest race.

Australian champion Phar Lap arrived in San Francisco on January He…

A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson 17 February 1864 – 5 February 1941 He was born at the property "Narrambla", near Orange, New South Wales.

Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson OBE was an Australian bush poet, journalist and author. He wrote many ballads and poems about Australian life, focusing particularly on the rural and outback areas.

Betty Cuthbert of Australia. The only athlete, male or female, to be Olympic Champion in the 100 metres (1956), 200 metres (1956) and 400 metres (1964).

Betty Cuthbert from Australia. The only athlete, male or female to be come Olympic Champion in the 100 metre's 200 metre's and 400 metres Grow up at Ermington, New South Wales, .

Betty Cuthbert, c. 1950s, by Ted Hood by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr Australian Olympic runner

Take a look at the Top 10 Most Famous Australian Athletes of All Time. They are the greatest Australian athletes in history. Most famous Australian athlete

Dorothy Mackellar: Closeup at Gunnedah, NSW. author of Australia's most quoted…

Commemorative statue of Dorothy Mackellar at Gunnedah, NSW. / Author of Australia's most quoted best-loved poem "My Country", written in England when homesick for Australia.

Dame Joan Sutherland  Australian-born soprano; made debut in Sydney (1951), sang at Glyndebourne (1959–1960) and at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (from 1952); acclaimed particularly for virtuoso technique in the upper register and associated with roles in operas by Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti.

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