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).



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:


Notable Brisbane-born people in research include:


Christopher Trotter's City Roo sculpture
Two more City Roo sculptures

Singers, dancers, musicians and composers[edit]

Notable Brisbane-born people[edit]

Sports Teams[edit]

Brisbane is home to multiple sports teams such as the Brisbane Broncos who Currently play in the NRL. Rugby League teams: Brisbane Broncos, Brisbane Tigers, Hills District Panthers and [[West Panthers. Football teams: Brisbane Roar, Brisbane Strikers, Queensland Lions, Wynnum District SC and Olympic FC AFL Teams: Brisbane Lions, Yeronga SBFC Rugby Union Teams: Queensland Reds, Queensland Country and Brisbane City Cricket Teams: Brisbane Heat, Wynnum District Cricket Club Other Sports: Brisbane Bullets (Basketball), Brisbane Bandits (Baseball), Queensland Firebirds (Netball)

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

Music groups with Brisbane origins[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]