List of people from Brisbane

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This listing includes notable people who were born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia — as well as notable people who are working in Brisbane, or who began their careers in Brisbane (please see the individual articles for references).

Aviators[edit]

The Southern Cross landing in Brisbane in 1928
The Kingsford Smith Memorial, housing the Southern Cross

Notable Brisbane-born aviators include:

The aircraft is currently preserved and on display in the Kingsford Smith Memorial, a special a climate-controlled sealed glass building near the International terminal at Brisbane Airport

Government, politics and law[edit]

Notable Brisbane-born people in this section include:

Researchers[edit]

Notable Brisbane-born people in research include:

Sculptors[edit]

Daphne Mayo's tympanum at the Brisbane City Hall
Christopher Trotter's City Roo sculpture
Two more City Roo sculptures

Singers, dancers, musicians and composers[edit]

Notable Brisbane-born people[edit]

Brisbane is also the home of the following people[edit]

Music bands with Brisbane origins[edit]

Sportspeople[edit]

Brisbane is also the home of:

Stage and screen[edit]

Brisbane-born actors, actresses, producers, playwrights and comedians include:

Actors, actresses and playwrights who began their careers in Brisbane, or live in Brisbane, include:

Writers and journalists[edit]

Writers and journalists who live in Brisbane include:

See also[edit]