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

List of famous alumni from Flinders University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Flinders University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Flinders University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Flinders 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 Flinders University.

Examples of graduates on this list include Sophie Turner and Paul Kelly.

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

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Paul Kelly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Musician Paul Maurice Kelly is an Australian rock music singer-songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player. He has performed solo, and has led numerous groups, including the Dots, the Coloured Girls, and ...more

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Terence Tao is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Mathematician, Professor Terence "Terry" Chi-Shen Tao FAA FRS, is an Australian-born Chinese American mathematician working in harmonic analysis, partial differential equations, additive combinatorics, ergodic ...more

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Rodney Brooks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Roboticist, Professor, Computer scientist Rodney Allen Brooks is an Australian roboticist, Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, author, and robotics entrepreneur, most known for popularizing the actionist approach to robotics. ...more

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Brendan Nelson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
General practitioner, Politician, Physician Brendan John Nelson is a former Australian politician and former federal Opposition leader. He served as a member of the Australian House of Representatives from the 1996 federal election until ...more

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Scott Hicks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter Robert Scott Hicks is an Australian film director and screenwriter. He is best known as the screenwriter and director of Shine, the Oscar-winning biopic of pianist David Helfgott. Hicks's work ...more

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Andrew Southcott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Politician Andrew John Southcott MP is an Australian politician and medical practitioner. He has been the Liberal Party member for the Australian House of Representatives seat of Boothby, South Australia, ...more

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Xavier Samuel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Actor Xavier Samuel is an Australian actor. He has appeared in leading roles in the feature films September, Further We Search, Newcastle, The Loved Ones and A Few Best Men, and played Riley Biers in ...more

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Kate Ellis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Politician Katherine Margaret Ellis, MP is an Australian politician, representing the federal division of Adelaide for the Australian Labor Party since 2004. She served in multiple portfolios in the outer ...more

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Patrick Secker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Politician Patrick Damien "Pat" Secker, Australian politician, was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives from October 1998 to August 2013, representing the Division of ...more

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Philip Nitschke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Physician Philip Haig Nitschke is an Australian humanist, author and founder and director of the pro-euthanasia group Exit International. He campaigned successfully to have a legal euthanasia law passed ...more

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Amanda Rishworth is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Politician, Psychologist Amanda Louise Rishworth is an Australian politician. Rishworth has been an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian House of Representatives since November 2007, representing the ...more

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Christine Gallus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Politician Christine Ann "Chris" Gallus, Australian politician, was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives since March 1990, representing the Division of Hawker, South ...more

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Gary Sweet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Actor Gary Sweet is an Australian film and television actor known for his roles in Alexandra's Project, Police Rescue, Cody, Big Sky, Bodyline and Stingers. He grew up in Warradale, South Australia, ...more

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Hollie Andrew is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Actor Hollie Andrew is an Australian actress and filmmaker.

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John Kundereri Moriarty is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Artist John Kundereri Moriarty AM is an Indigenous Australian artist, government advisor and former football player. He is most famous, as founder of the Balarinji Design Studio, for painting two ...more

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Noni Hazlehurst is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Actor, Presenter Leonie Elva Hazlehurst AM, commonly known as Noni Hazlehurst is an actress, director, writer, presenter and broadcaster who has appeared on television and radio, on stage and in film since the ...more

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David Cox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Politician David Alexander Cox, Australian politician, was an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian House of Representatives October 1998 to October 2004, representing the Division of Kingston, ...more

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Alex Frayne is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Alex Frayne Film Director Alex Frayne is an Adelaide based Australian film director whose films have received attention locally and abroad. He studied Film at the Flinders University of South Australia, where he met ...more

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Grace Portolesi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Politician Grace Portolesi was an Australian politician who represented the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Hartley from 2006 to 2014 for the Australian Labor Party. Previously the parliamentary ...more

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Sophie Turner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Model, Actor Sophie Turner is an Australian model, reality television personality and lawyer who first came to prominence as a contestant on the Australian television series Search for a Supermodel.

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Nicole Cornes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Nicole Cornes Politician Nicole Joanne Cornes is a union legal officer, a former newspaper columnist and a former Australian Labor political candidate. She was the unsuccessful 2007 Australian Labor Party candidate for ...more

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David Tacey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
David Tacey David Tacey is an Australian public intellectual, writer and interdisciplinary scholar.

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Mohammad Kaykobad is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Mohammad Kaykobad Mohammad Kaykobad is a computer scientist, educator, author and columnist from Bangladesh. Along with Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, he started the national mathematics olympiad. Kaykobad is also a ...more

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Susan Close is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Susan Close Susan Elizabeth Close is an Australian politician representing the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Port Adelaide for the Australian Labor Party since the 2012 Port Adelaide ...more

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Sialeʻataongo Tuʻivakanō is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Sialeʻataongo Tuʻivakanō Siale ʻAtaongo Kaho is a Tongan politician who served as the Prime Minister of Tonga from 2010 to 2014. Tu'ivakano is now the Speaker of the Tongan Parliament.

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Philip Bourne is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Philip Bourne Professor Philip Eric Bourne is a United States researcher in health informatics. He is the first Associate Director for Data Science at the National Institutes of Health, where his projects include ...more

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Bernard Whimpress is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Bernard Whimpress Dr Bernard Whimpress is an Australian historian, most active in the area of sports history. A former sports magazine journalist and photographer, he has written, co-written and edited more than ...more

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Michael Moore is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Michael Francis Moore is an American documentary filmmaker, screenwriter, author, journalist, actor, and liberal political activist. He is the director and producer of Fahrenheit 9/11, a ...more

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Peter Crawley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Peter Crawley

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Agnes Milowka is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Flinders University Alumni
Author Agnes Milowka was an Australian technical diver, underwater photographer, author, maritime archaeologist and cave explorer. She gained international recognition for penetrating deeper than ...more