AUSTRALIANS OF THE YEAR

Australia Day and Australians Of the Year
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The list is as follows:


1960 - Sir Macfarlane Burnet - Nobel Laureate for medicine
1961 - Joan Sutherland - Opera soprano
1962 - Jock Sturrock - Yachtsman
1963 - Sir John Eccles - Nobel Prize winner for medicine
1964 - Dawn Fraser - Olympic Gold swimmer
1965 - Sir Robert Helpmann - Actor and dancer
1966 - Jack Brabham - Champion driver
1967 - The Seekers - Pop group
1968 - Lionel Rose - World champion boxer
1969 - Lord Casey - Diplomat
1970 - Cardinal, Sir Norman Gilroy - First Australian born cardinal
1971 - Evonne Goolagong - Wimbledon tennis champion
1972 - Shane Gould - Champion Olympic swimmer
1973 - Patrick White - Nobel Prize winner for literature
1974 - Sir Bernard Heinze - Conductor and musician
1975 - Professor John Cornforth - Nobel Laureate for chemistry
1976 - Sir Edward Dunlop - Surgeon and war hero
1977 - Raigh Roe - Country Women's Association leader
1978 - Galarrwuy Yunupingu - Aboriginal leader
1979 - Harry Butler - Naturalist and conservationist
1980 - Professor Manning Clark - Historian
1981 - Sir John Crawford - Architect of Australia's post-war growth
1982 - Sir Edward Williams - Royal Commissioner
1983 - Robert De Castella - Champion marathon runner
1984 - Lois O'Donohue - Aboriginal leader
1985 - Paul Hogan - Actor, funnyman and director
1986 - Dick Smith - Businessman, adventurer and philanthropist
1987 - John Farnham - Singer
1988 - Kay Cottee - Solo yachtswoman
1989 - Allan Border - Champion cricketer
1990 - Professor Fred Hollows - Eye surgeon
1991 - Archbishop Peter Hollingsworth - Advocate for social justice
1992 - Mandawuy Yunupingu - Musician and aboriginal ambassador
1993 - none selected, method of dating altered
1994 - Ian Kiernan - Clean Up Australia
1995 - Arthur Boyd - Artist
1996 - Dr. John Yu - Pediatrician
1997 - Professor Peter Doherty - Scientist, Nobel Prize winner
1998 - Cathy Freeman - Athlete
1999 - Mark Taylor - Cricketer and good bloke
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