Famous Australian June Birthdays

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.

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

June 16 to 31

Birth Death Aussies Born in June A little bit about them . . .
17 June 1867 -1922 Henry Lawson Australian poet (Drovers Wife, Freedom on the Wallaby), honoured in 1949 with his likeness on an Australian postage stamp and in 1966 on the Australian $10 note.
17 June 1955 Gail Jones Australian author (Sorry, Dreams of Speaking, Black Mirror)
17 June 1988 Andrew Ogilvy Australian basketball player, played for Chicago Bulls in NBA Summer League 2010 in the USA
18 June 1863 -1909 George Essex Evans Australian poet (Women of the West)
18 June 1891 -1946 Mae Busch Australian actress (Foolish Wives, Unholy Three, Sons of the Desert, many Laurel & Hardy comedies) worked in silent and sound films in early Hollywood, has a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
18 June 1938 Kevin Murray Australian rules footballer, Brownlow Medal 1969, Australian Football Hall of Fame 2010
18 June 1980 Craig Mottram Australian distance runner, silver medallist 2006 Commonwealth Games
18 June 1983 Daniel Alan Keighran Australian soldier, awarded Victoria Cross for Australia for operations in Afghanistan 24 June 2010, served in East Timor, Iraq, Afghanistan operations, member Royal Australian Regiment, portrait appears on Australian postage stamp in 2015 Australian Legends series
19 June 1938 Ian Smith Australian actor and screenwriter (Neighbours, Prisoner, Bellbird, Homicide)
19 June 1968 Alastair Lynch Australian rules footballer, AFL Mark of the Year 1989
19 June 1970 Claire Mitchell-Taverner Australian field hockey player, gold medallist 2000 Olympics, gold medal 1998 Commonwealth Games
19 June 1975 Poppy Montgomery Australian actress (Without a Trace, Glory Days, Strange Magic, True Blue)
20 June 1915 -2002 Dick Reynolds Australian rules footballer and coach, Brownlow Medallist 1934, 1937, 1938, his statue erected 2004 at Parade of Champions, Melbourne Cricket Ground
21 June 1948 -2011 Lionel Rose Australian bantamweight boxer, first Indigenous Australian to win a world title (1968), first Indigenous Australian named Australian of the Year (1968),
Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame (2003)
21 June 1974 Craig Lowndes Australian race car driver, V8 Supercar champion 1999, 2000, 2005 – 2007, Bathurst 1000 winner 1996 and Bathurst 1000 winner 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010
21 June 1976 Nigel Lappin Australian rules footballer, All-Australian 2001-2004, Australian Asthma Sportsman of the Year 1998
22 June 1953 Bruce McAvaney Australian sports broadcaster, Order of Australia Medal
22 June 1957 Garry Beers Australian musician, founding bass guitarist for rock group INXS (By My Side)
22 June 1987 Lara Bingle Australian fashion model, best known for 2006 Tourism Australia ad “So where the bloody hell are you?”
23 June 1940 Diana Trask Australian singer (Sing Along With Mitch, Jack Benny TV show)
23 June 1941 Roger McDonald Australian author (1915, Slipstream, Rough Wallaby, Shearers’ Motel), Miles Franklin Literary Award 2006
23 June 1949 Gordon Bray Australian sports broadcaster, Member of the Order of Australia
23 June 1974 Joel Edgerton Australian actor (Secret Life of Us, Kinky Boots, Warrior)
24 June 1924 -1991 Brian Bevan Australian rugby league footballer, featured on British 1995 stamp, only player inducted into both  Australian (2005) and British (1988) rugby league Hall of Fame
24 June 1951 Raelene Boyle Australian sprinter, silver medal (1968, 1972) Olympics, 7 gold medals (1970, 1974, 1982) and 2 silver medals (1978, 1982) Commonwealth Games, named a National Living Treasure in 1998
24 June 1971 Nicole Livingstone
Nicole Stevenson
Australian swimmer, TV sports commentator, backstroker, bronze medals 1992 & 1996 Olympics, silver medal 1996 Olympics
24 June 1972 Robbie McEwen Australian cyclist, silver medal at 2002 UCI Road Cycling World Championship
24 June 1980 Andrew Jones Australian race car driver, won 2004 Konica Minolta V8 Supercar Series
26 June 1910 -1994 Charles Spry Australian security chief, first ASIO (Australian Security Intelligence Organisation) Director-General, was knighted on 1 January 1964
27 June 1963 Paul Roos Australian rules footballer and coach, Australian Football Hall of Fame, named All-Australian 7 times, named Australian Father of the Year 2008
27 June 1979 Benjamin Speed Australian musician and film composer, 2010 APRA/AGSC Screen Music Award
28 June 1981 Michael Crafter Australian musician and singer-songwriter, member of bands: I Killed the Prom Queen, Confession, Carpathian, Bury Your Dead
29 June 1942 Mike Willesee Australian television presenter (Four Corners, A Current Affair, This Day Tonight), inducted into the TV Week Logies Hall of Fame 2002
29 June 1953 Colin Hay Scottish-Australian musician and singer, co-founded the band Men at Work
29 June 1957 Robert Forster Australian musician and singer-songwriter, co-founded the band The Go-Betweens
29 June 1984 Christopher Egan Australian actor, (Home and Away, Kings, Vanished, Empire, Resident Evil: Extinction)
30 June 1944 Glenn Shorrock Australian singer, founding member of: Axiom, The Twilights, Little River Band. Inducted into ARIA Hall of Fame 1991 (solo artist) and 2004 (band member)
30 June 1948 Galarrwuy Yunupingu Aboriginal leader and land rights activist, one of 100 Australian National Living Treasure, 1978 Australian of the Year, member of the Yolngu people
30 June 1960 Murray Cook Australian musician and songwriter, wearing his red shirt he’s best known as a founding member of the children’s band The Wiggles. 2010 was made a Member of the Order of Australia
30 June 1978 Ben Cousins Australian rules footballer, Brownlow Medal 2005

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