A person hailing from Melbourne is a Melburnian.

The variant spelling 'Melbournian' is considered grammatically incorrect as it would make us a mel-BORN-ian instead of a mel-BURN-ian. Sometimes you'll see Melburnite, but they have no idea (sic).

State: Western Australia: Sandgroper, South Australia: Crow Eater, New South Wales: Cockroach, Queensland: Cane Toad, Northern Territory: Territorian, Tasmania: Tasmanian & Victoria: Mexican |

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View Event: Adam Lindsay Gordon
Adam Lindsay Gordon
Adam Lindsay Gordon, Australia's acclaimed national poet, remembered by Melburnians for a monument located in the Treasury Gardens (see below). Adam Lindsay Gordon was born on the 19 October 1833 a ..
Adam Lindsay GordonAdam Lindsay Gordon

View Event: Dame Elisabeth Murdoch
Dame Elisabeth Murdoch
Dame Elisabeth Murdoch is a remarkable woman and will always remain our greatest Melburnian. She was born Elisabeth Joy Greene on February 8, 1909 in Armadale, educated at St Catherine's School in ..
Dame Elisabeth Murdoch(03) 9017 0904Dame Elisabeth Murdoch

View Event: Ernest Edward 'Weary' Dunlop (Sir)
Ernest Edward 'Weary' Dunlop (Sir)
387-389 Sydney Rd Brunswick
Sir Ernest Edward 'Weary' Dunlop is one of the extraordinary figures in Australia's history. His name and deeds are associated with compassion, courage, steadfastness and hope. Weary Dunlop, soldi ..
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387-389 Sydney Rd

View Event: George James Coles (Sir)
George James Coles (Sir)
George James Coles (G. J. Coles) businessman and philanthropist, was born on 28 March 1885 at Jung Jung, near Murtoa, Victoria. George James Coles | 28 March 1885 - 4 December 1977, was the second ..
George James Coles (Sir)George James Coles (Sir)

View Event: Harold Holt
Harold Holt
Harold Edward Holt CH was Australia's 17th Prime Minister whose term dramatically ended in December 1967 when he disappeared while swimming at Cheviot Beach near Portsea. 5 August 1908 - presumed d ..
Harold HoltHarold Holt

View Event: John Batman
John Batman
Pleasant Hill - later Batmans Hill Melbourne
John Batman was born in Parramatta New South Wales on 21 January 1801. His parents, William and Mary Bat(e)man arrived in Sydney aboard the convict ship Ganges on 2 June 1797. William was transpor ..
John BatmanJohn Batman
Pleasant Hill - later Batmans Hill

View Event: John Cade (Dr)
John Cade (Dr)
John Cade was born in Murtoa was a phsychiatrist credited with discovering the effects of lithium carbonate as a mood stabilizer in the treatment of bipolar disorder Dr John Frederick Joseph Cade ( ..
John Cade (Dr)John Cade (Dr)

View Event: John Pascoe Fawkner
John Pascoe Fawkner
John Pascoe Fawkner (20 October 1792 - 4 September 1869) was a pioneer, businessman and politician and self proclaimed founder of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. In April 1835, John Pascoe Fawkner ..
John Pascoe FawknerJohn Pascoe Fawkner

View Event: Macpherson Robertson (Sir)
Macpherson Robertson (Sir)
'Mac' Robertson was without a doubt, the greatest entrepreneur and philanthropist in contemporary Australian History. Sir Macpherson Robertson was the founder of confectionery company MacRobertson ..
Macpherson Robertson (Sir)Macpherson Robertson (Sir)

View Event: Mary MacKillop
Mary MacKillop
Brunswick St Fitzroy
Mary MacKillop: Australia's first canonised saint was born in Brunswick St Fitzroy, a suburb of Melbourne on 15 January 1842. Mary MacKillop (15 January 1842 - 8 August 1909) now known as Saint ..
Mary MacKillopMary MacKillop
Brunswick St

View Event: Melburnian of the Year | Dr Bronwyn King AO
Melburnian of the Year | Dr Bronwyn King AO
2019 Melburnian of the Year Dr Bronwyn King AO Bronwyn King is a radiation oncologist, tobacco free lobbyist and an acknowledged world leader in the fight against big tobacco investment. Mel ..
Melburnian of the Year | Dr Bronwyn King AOMelburnian of the Year | Dr Bronwyn King AO

View Event: Melburnians - List of...
Melburnians - List of...
The following is a List of notable Melburnians who come from or who have significant associations with Melbourne, Australia: A person from Melbourne is a Melburnian, or the variant spelling 'Melbou ..
Melburnians - List of...Melburnians - List of...

View Event: Mr Melbourne
Mr Melbourne
A reader posed an interesting question: is there a "Mr Melbourne"? In our view, Mr Melbourne would be a Melburnian (born here), passionate and knowledgeable about the city of Melbourne. While h ..
Mr MelbourneMr Melbourne

View Event: Ned Kelly | Bushranger
Ned Kelly | Bushranger
The infamous Edward "Ned"Kelly was born near Melbourne in January 1855 and hanged at the Melbourne gaol on 11 November 1880. Ned Kelly and his gang are Australia's most famous bushrangers, pursued ..
Ned Kelly | BushrangerNed Kelly | Bushranger

View Event: Nobel Prize Winners | Victorian
Nobel Prize Winners | Victorian
Nobel Prize Winners | Melburnian Melbourne
The State of Victoria boasts two Nobel Prize Winners, Frank Macfarlane Burnet and Sir John Carew Eccles. The Nobel Prizes are awards in Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physiology or Medicine ..
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Nobel Prize Winners | Melburnian

View Event: Reginald Myles Ansett (Sir)
Reginald Myles Ansett (Sir)
Corner Ballarat Road and Riley Street Hamilton
Sir Reginald Myles Ansett was an Australian businessman and aviator; best known for founding Ansett Airlines one of Australia's two leading domestic airlines between 1957 and 2001. He born in Ingl ..
Reginald Myles Ansett (Sir)Reginald Myles Ansett (Sir)
Corner Ballarat Road and Riley Street

View Event: Robert Hoddle
Robert Hoddle
Victoria's First Surveyor General, Robert Hoddle was born on 20 April 1794 in Westminster, London, a son of a clerk of the Bank of England. In 1812 he became a cadet-surveyor in the army and for n ..
Robert HoddleRobert Hoddle

View Event: William Barak
William Barak
William Barak was the last traditional ngurungaeta of the Wurundjeri-willam clan. He was an influential spokesman for Aboriginal social justice and Wurundjeri cultural lore. Barak c. 1824 - 15 Augu ..
William BarakWilliam Barak

View Event: William Buckley
William Buckley
William Buckley (1776 - 1856) known as the 'Wild White Man' was an English convict who was transported to Australia, escaped, was given up for dead and lived in an Aboriginal community for many years. ..
William BuckleyWilliam Buckley

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