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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Deakin University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Deakin University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Deakin University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Deakin University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Deakin University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Deakin University.

Items include everything from Mat McBriar to Ben Graham.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Deakin University?” and “Which celebrities are Deakin University alumni?”

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Ben Graham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Ben Graham American football player Ben Graham is an Australian former professional Australian rules footballer turned professional American football punter of the National Football League, and current Strategic Operations Manager ...more

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Mat McBriar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Mat McBriar American football player Mat McBriar is an Australian born player of American football who is currently a free agent of the National Football League. McBriar played college football for the University of Hawaii. He was ...more

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Mandawuy Yunupingu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Mandawuy Yunupingu Musician Mandawuy Djarrtjuntjun Yunupingu, AC, was an Aboriginal Australian musician and educator. From 1986 he was the front man of the Aboriginal rock group Yothu Yindi as a singer-songwriter and ...more

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Phillip Aspinall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Phillip Aspinall Phillip Aspinall is an Australian Anglican bishop. He has been the Anglican Archbishop of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, since February 2002 and was the Primate of the Anglican Church of ...more

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Livinia Nixon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Livinia Nixon Presenter Livinia Helen Nixon is an Australian television presenter and actress. Nixon is currently weather presenter for Nine News Melbourne and Nine Afternoon News.

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Emma Alberici is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Emma Alberici Journalist Emma Alberici is an Australian television journalist who is currently a co-presenter of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's program Lateline. Her earlier ABC roles were finance reporter on ...more

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Damien Broderick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Damien Broderick Novelist, Writer Damien Francis Broderick is an Australian science fiction and popular science writer and editor of more than 50 books. His science fiction novel The Dreaming Dragons introduced the trope of the ...more

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Jimmy Bartel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Jimmy Bartel Australian rules football player James 'Jimmy' Bartel is an Australian rules footballer for the Geelong Football Club in the Australian Football League. A utility, 1.87 m tall and weighing 86 kilograms, Bartel is able to ...more

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Dickson Lukose is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Dickson Lukose Principal Scientist, Senior Director

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Samantha Richards is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Samantha Richards Basketball player Samantha Richards is an Australian basketball guard from Melbourne, Victoria who played her junior basketball in Nunawading. She has played professionally in Australia for the WNBL's Dandenong ...more

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John Hyde is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
John Hyde Politician John Norman Hyde was the member in the Western Australian Legislative Assembly for the Electoral district of Perth. His father was Geelong and Claremont football player John Hyde.

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Gordon Wallace is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Gordon Wallace Gordon Wallace is a leading scientist in the field of electromaterials. His students and collaborators have pioneered the use of nanotechnology in conjunction with organic conductors to create ...more

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Simon Palomares is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Simon Palomares Comedian, Actor Simon Palomares is a Spanish-Australian comedian and actor, best known for his character "Ricky" in Acropolis Now.

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Neil Comrie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Neil Comrie Murray Neil Comrie AO, APM, known as Neil Comrie, is a former Australian police officer. He was Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police from 1993 to 2001.

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Cameron Nugent is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Cameron Nugent Lawyer Cameron Nugent is an actor, film editor and lawyer.

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Benito T. de Leon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Benito T. de Leon Spokesperson Benito Antonio Templo de León is a military officer of the Armed Forces of the Philippines while a Roman Catholic was conferred the rare Muslim-Maranao honorary title of Sultan a ...more

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Dave Hughes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Dave Hughes Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor David William "Hughesy" Hughes, is an Australian stand-up comedian, and a radio and television presenter. He is known for being a co-host on Network Ten's Before the Game, until the ...more

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Julie Attwood is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Julie Attwood Politician Julie Maree Attwood is an Australian Labor Party politician who was the Member of the Queensland Parliament for Mount Ommaney from 1998 until she stood down at the 2012. She served as a ...more

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Leigh Sales is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Leigh Sales Journalist, Presenter Leigh Peta Sales is an Australian author and journalist. She is the host of the Australian television channel ABC's flagship news and current affairs program 7.30.

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Michael Malouf is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Michael Malouf Michael Malouf is a former Chief Executive Officer of the Carlton Football Club. On 23 March 2007, it was announced that the then-current CEO at the Collingwood Football Club, Greg Swann, would ...more

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Christopher Lynch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Christopher Lynch Christopher Lynch is an Australian businessman and the current CEO of Transurban Ltd and also a member of the AFL Commission. Lynch holds the degrees of Bachelor of Commerce and Master of ...more

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Brian Farran is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Brian Farran Brian George Farran is a retired Australian Anglican bishop. He was the Bishop of Newcastle in New South Wales. Farran was educated at the Australian National University and St John's College ...more

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Kate Hornsey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Deakin University Alumni
Kate Hornsey Rower Kate Hornsey is a retired Australian three-time world champion, dual Olympian and Olympic silver medal winning rower.