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Famous Australian June Birthdays

JUne 1 to 15     June 16 to 31

Were you or someone you know born in June? You'll find below some notable Australian politicians, footballers, actors, musicians, athletes and even a couple of Brownlow Medal winners that have June birthdays.

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JAN   1-15   16-31 APR   1-15   16-30 JULY   1-15   16-31 OCT   1-15   16-31
FEB   1-15   16-29 MAY   1-15   16-31 AUG   1-15   16-31 NOV   1-15   16-30
MAR   1-15   16-31 JUNE   1-15   16-31 SEPT   1-15   16-30 DEC   1-15   16-31
Birth Death Aussies Born in June A little bit about them . . .
01 June 1800 -1879 Edward Deas Thomson Australian politician, University of Sydney chancellor
01 June 1973   Adam Garcia Australian actor (Coyote Ugly, Doctor Who)
03 June 1921   Forbes Carlile Australian swim coach & athlete, Sport Australia Hall of Fame 1988, International Hall of Fame 1977
03 June 1946   Tristan Rogers Australian actor (Bellbird, Number 96, General Hospital, Young & the Restless)
03 June 1947 -1986 Mike Burgmann Australian race car driver, died in racing accident during Bathurst 1000 race.
04 June 1923 -2007 Elizabeth Jolley Australian writer (The Well, Mr Scobie's Riddle), numerous literary awards and honours, named an Australian National Living Treasure in 1997
04 June 1965   Mick Doohan Australian motorcycle racer, Grand Prix motorcycle road racing World Champion & other championships
05 June 1992   Emily Seebohm Australian swimmer, gold medallist in backstroke & medley relay 2007 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
05 June 1995   Troye Sivan Mellet Australian singer (Dare to Dream), actor (X-Men Wolverine)
07 June 1964   Gia Carides Greek-Australian actress (Police Rescue, Strictly Ballroom, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Austin Powers The Spy Who Shagged Me)
07 June 1969   Lachlan Elmer Australian field hockey player, silver medallist 1992, bronze medallist 1996 Olympics
07 June 1981 -2013 Cameron Stewart Baird Australian soldier, posthumously awarded the 100th Victoria Cross for Australia in 2014 for operations in Afghanistan 22 June 2013, served in Timor-Leste, Iraq, Afghanistan operations, awarded Medal for Gallentry for actions against a Taliban stronghold in 2007, member Royal Australian Regiment, portrait appears on Australian postage stamp in 2015 Australian Legends series
08 June 1920 -1995 Gwen Harwood Gwendoline Foster Australian poet, published over 420 works, won numerous poetry awards and prizes
08 June 1983   Lee Harding Australian singer (Wasabi), 3rd runner up 2005 Australian Idol 3
10 June 1929   Ian McCahon Sinclair Australian politician, 1984 leader of National Party
11 June 1937   John Robin Warren Australian pathologist, awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2005 for discovery of bacterium H. pylori
12 June 1967   Frances O'Connor Australian actress (Blue Heelers, Shark Bay, Cashmere Mafia, Bedazzled)
12 June 1973   Darryl White Indigenous Australian rules footballer, with 6 premierships (AFL, NTAFL, QSL)
12 June 1985   Sam Thaiday Australian rugby league footballer, named to 2008 Rugby League's Indigenous Team of the Century
13 June 1927 -2003 Slim Dusty Australian country music singer, first Australian to receive a Gold Record, first Australian to have an international record hit, first singer in the world to have his voice beamed to earth from space, famous for singing The Pub With No Beer
13 June 1959   Steve Georganas Australian politician, Australian Labor Party, held office in South Australia
15 June 1949   Russell Hitchcock Australian singer, musician (Air Supply)
15 June 1954 -1996 Beverley Whitfield Australian swimmer, gold and bronze medallist at 1972 Olympics, gold medallist 1970 Commonwealth Games
15 June 1973   Pia Miranda Australian actress (Looking for Alibrandi, Neighbours, All Saints, The Secret Life of Us)
15 June 1977   Nina Liu Australian actress (The Secret Life of Us, Heartbreak High, Something in the Air)
15 June 1983   Laura Imbruglia Australian singer (It Makes a Crunch Noise), youngest sister of singer Natalie Imbruglia

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