Melburnian


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).

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View Event: Adam Lindsay Gordon
Adam Lindsay Gordon
Brighton
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 ..

View Event: Dame Elisabeth Murdoch
Dame Elisabeth Murdoch
Langwarrin
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 ..

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 ..

View Event: George James Coles (Sir)
George James Coles (Sir)
Melbourne
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 ..

View Event: Harold Holt
Harold Holt
Melbourne
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 ..

View Event: John Batman
John Batman
Pleasant Hill - later Batmans Hill Melbourne
John Batman Melbourne founder 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. W ..

View Event: John Cade (Dr)
John Cade (Dr)
Melbourne
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 ( ..

View Event: John Pascoe Fawkner
John Pascoe Fawkner
Melbourne
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 ..

View Event: Macpherson Robertson (Sir)
Macpherson Robertson (Sir)
Fitzroy
'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 ..

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 ..

View Event: Melburnian of the Year | Susan Alberti
Melburnian of the Year | Susan Alberti
Melbourne
Susan Alberti named 2017 Melburnian of the Year The inspirational businesswoman, fundraiser, philanthropist and footy fanatic was honoured for her lifelong work to help find a cure for diabetes. ..

View Event: Melburnians - List of...
Melburnians - List of...
Melbourne
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 ..

View Event: Ned Kelly | Bushranger
Ned Kelly | Bushranger
Melbourne
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, pursue ..

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 ..

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 ..

View Event: Ron Walker | Mr Melbourne
Ron Walker | Mr Melbourne
Melbourne
If there every was a real "Mr Melbourne", then Ron Walker was it. Ron Walker was many things, but he was truly a proud passionate Melburnian making it his life's work to make Melbourne a better pla ..

View Event: Susan Alberti: 2018 Victorian of the Year
Susan Alberti: 2018 Victorian of the Year
Melbourne
The Victorian of the Year is an award given to the most outstanding Victorian in any given year. The Victorian of the year is awarded in Melbourne by the Victoria Day Council as part of Victoria Day c ..

View Event: Victorian Australian of the Year
Victorian Australian of the Year
Melbourne
Each year our nation celebrates the achievement and contribution of eminent Australians through the Australian of the Year Awards by profiling leading citizens who are role models for us all. They ins ..

View Event: William Barak
William Barak
Croydon
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 ..

View Event: William Buckley
William Buckley
Dromana
William Buckley (1776 - 30 January 1856) was an English convict who was transported to Australia, escaped, was given up for dead and lived in an Aboriginal community for many years. Buckley's impro ..






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