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Below are Who Am I questions about Australian Historical People.
Please use them in your Quiz or Trivia Nights free of charge.

I was born in Victoria.

My date of birth is not known but occurred between June 1854 and June 1855.

I was convicted of criminal acts during my adulthood.

My mother remarried after my father died.

My brother and sister were named Dan and Kate.

My family were suspected many times of cattle/horse stealing.

My first documented brush with law was on October 15 at 1869 at the age of 14 when I was charged with the assault and robbery of a pig farmer from a Chinese Camp.

I killed three policemen.

I have been convicted of three counts of capital murder.

My gang committed two major robberies at Euroa.

I was hanged on 11th November 1880 at the Melbourne Gaol.

My armor is on display in the State Library of Victoria.

I was considered by some to be merely a cold blooded cop killer.

Others consider me to be a folk hero and a symbol of Irish Australian resistance against the Anglo-Australian ruling class.

I was an Irish Australian bushranger.

I was the son of John "Red Kelly"

I am known as Ned.

My first name starts with E.

My last name is Kelly.

Who am I?

Ned Kelly


I was born on the 12th of July 1907 in Victoria.

I was the second of two children.

My parents were called James and Alice.

I attended Benalla High School.

I started an apprenticeship in Pharmacy when I finished school.

I moved to Melbourne in 1927.

I graduated from university in 1934.

I took up rugby union commencing as a fourth grade player.

I made my national representative debut against the All Blacks at the Sydney cricket ground in 1932.

In June 2008 I was honoured in the third set of inductees into the Australian Rugby Union Hall of Fame.

Pre-war, I had been a school cadet and did my part time service in the army till 1929.

During World War II, I was appointed to medical headquarters in the Middle East where I developed a mobile surgical unit.

Because of my leadership skills, I was placed in charge of prisoner of war camps in Java.

My dedication and heroism became a legend amongst prisoners.

After the war, I devoted myself to health and welfare of former prisoners of war and their families.

I received many honours and awards throughout my life

I am known as the surgeon who was renowned for his leadership while being held prisoner bu the Japanese during World War II.

My nickname means ‘tired.’

My First name starts with E.

My second name starts with D.

Who am I?

Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop


I was born on the 28th of January 1956.

I was raised in a Catholic family in the Melbourne suburb of Sandringham.

I completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in English at La Trobe University.

I then took a change of direction to complete a Master of Science degree in Earth Science at Monash University in 1981.

I earned a doctorate at the University of New South Wales in Palaeontology.

In 2007, I became Professor in the Climate Risk Concentration of Research Excellence at Macquarie University.

I am a member of the Wentworth group of Concerned Scientists.

My early research concerned the evolution of mammals in Australasia.

In 1980 I discovered dinosaur fossils on the Southern Coast of Victoria.

I was awarded humanist of the year in 2005 for his outstanding work in Zoology.

In 1994, I published The Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People.

In 2006, I was in support of nuclear power as a possible solution for reducing Australia’s carbon emissions.

In 2007, I suggested that the Japanese whaling involving the relatively common Mike whale might be sustainable.

I was named Australian of the Year in 2007.

I am married to Alexandra Szalay.

My first name starts with T.

My last name starts with F.

Who am I?

Dr Tim Flannery


I was born on the 7th of November 1926 to Scottish Parents in Sydney.

I attended St Catherine’s School in the suburb of Waverley.

I imitated my mother’s singing exercises when I was a child.

I began studying voice with John and Aida Dickens at the age of 18.

I made my concert debut in Sydney in 1947.

I trained to be a Wagnerian dramatic soprano.

On December 1952, I sang my first leading role at the Royal Opera House.

I married an Australian conductor and pianist.

My son was born in 1956.

In 1957, I appeared in Handel’s Alcina with the Handel Opera Society.

I received a ten minute long standing ovation after singing “Let the Bright Seraphim” at the Royal Opera House.

By the beginning of the 1960s I had an established reputation as a diva with a voice out of the ordinary.

In 1965, I toured Australia with an Opera Company.

In the late 1970s, my voice started to decline and my vibrato loosened to an intrusive extent.

After my retirement I made relatively few public appearances.

On the 11th of October 2010, my family announced my death.

I received many honours and awards during my lifetime.

I was one of the most remarkable female opera singers of the 20th century.

My first name starts with J.

My last name starts with S.

Who am I?

Dame Joan Sutherland


I was born on the 17th of January 1942 at Potts Point in New South Wales.

I was named after my maternal grandmother.

My father was a journalist and at one time editor of the Sydney Daily Mirror.

My first by-line came in 1959, when I covered the Australian tour by Princess Alexandra.

I got married at the age of 21 and had two children.

I was appointed women’s editor of the Telegraph at the age of 23.

In 1966, I won a racetrack fashion contest run by a rival newspaper.

In 1971, I was chosen as founding editor on a new ACP women’s magazine.

I edited Cleo until 1975.

Whilst editing the women’s weekly, my first marriage broke down.

I got divorced in 1976.

I was the chairperson of the National advisory Committee on Aids from 1984 until 1988.

I have appeared in a nationwide TV campaign to explain that donating blood at a blood bank did not pose a risk of catching AIDS.

I was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1979.

I am the youngest person ever to appointed editor of the Weekly.

I am an Australian journalist and businesswoman.

My first name starts with I.

My last name starts with B.

Who am I?

Ita Buttrose