List of Brisbane people

List of Brisbane people
Brisbane and the Story Bridge

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 includes:

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

Notable Brisbane-born people in this section include:


Notable Brisbane-born people in research includes:

Sculptors, artists and photographers

Daphne Mayo's tympanum at the Brisbane City Hall
Leonard and Kathleen Shillam's Pelican sculptures at the Queensland Art Gallery

Notable Brisbane sculptors, artists and photographers include:

Singers, dancers, musicians and composers

Brisbane-born singers, dancers and musicians include:

Brisbane is also the home of:

Stage and screen

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

Brisbane-born writers and journalists include:

Everyday Locals

  • Janusz the yelling Polish man
  • Dianne the Marilyn Monroe look-a-like
  • Desmond the steel drummer

See also

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