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List of notable or famous journalists from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Australia and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Australia is included when available.

List is made up of many different people, including David Koch and Julian Assange.

This historic journalists from Australia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Australian journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from Australia?" These prominent journalists of Australia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Australian journalists.

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David Koch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 62
David James Koch, nicknamed Kochie, is an Australian television presenter and financial commentator. He is also the Chairman of the Port Adelaide Football Club.

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Julian Assange is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 47
ulian Paul Assange is an Australian publisher and journalist. He is known as the editor-in-chief of the website WikiLeaks, which he co-founded in 2006 after an earlier career in programming. ...more

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Germaine Greer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 80
Germaine Greer is an Australian theorist, academic and journalist, who is regarded as having been a major feminist voice of the mid-20th century. She resides in the United Kingdom, where she is ...more

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Kylie Gillies is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 51
Kylie Gillies is an Australian television presenter for the Seven Network, based in Sydney, Australia. Gillies is the co-host of The Morning Show with Larry Emdur.

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Zoe Naylor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 41
Zoe Naylor is an Australian actress as well as journalist, MC, keynote speaker, writer, voice-artist and producer.

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Phillip Adams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 79
Phillip Andrew Hedley Adams, AO, FAHA, FRSA is an Australian humanist, social commentator, broadcaster, public intellectual and farmer. He hosts an ABC Radio National program, Late Night Live, ...more

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Antonella Gambotto-Burke is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 53
Antonella Gambotto-Burke is an Australian author and journalist. Gambotto-Burke has written one novel, The Pure Weight of the Heart, two anthologies, Lunch of Blood and An Instinct for the Kill, ...more

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Anton Enus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
Anton Enus, is a South African-born Australian news presenter. Enus is currently co-host of SBS World News on Special Broadcasting Service.

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Sandra Sully is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 54
Sandra Sully is an Australian journalist and news presenter for Sydney's Ten Eyewitness News since 2011, previously being the presenter of the news bulletin on Network Ten's Ten Late News with ...more

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Edwin Maher is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
Edwin Maher is a New Zealand-born TV journalist who now works for CCTV International in Beijing. Maher established his broadcast career in Australia, working many minor roles, particularly as a ...more

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Richard Carleton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
Dec. at 63 (1943-2006)
Richard George Carleton was a multi-Logie Award winning Australian television journalist.

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Natarsha Belling is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 43
Natarsha Belling is an Australian national news presenter on Network Ten. Belling was the co-host of Network Ten's breakfast show Wake Up, which launched on 4 November 2013 and concluded 23 May

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Aravind Adiga is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 44
Aravind Adiga is an Indian-Australian writer and journalist. His debut novel, The White Tiger, won the 2008 Man Booker Prize.

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Robert Gottliebsen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
Robert Gottliebsen is an Australian investment reporter.

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Melissa Doyle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 49
Melissa Jane Doyle is an Australian television presenter, author and personality. Doyle currently presents Seven Afternoon News. She was previously co-host of the Seven Network's breakfast ...more

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Mary Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
Dec. at 97 (1865-1962)
Dame Mary Gilmore DBE was a prominent Australian socialist poet and journalist.

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Chris Bath is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 51
Christine "Chris" Bath is an Australian journalist and television personality. Bath is currently the weekend presenter of Seven News Sydney and host of Seven's current affairs program

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Allison Langdon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 39
Allison Langdon is a reporter and news presenter for Australia's Nine News, and also an author.

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Matt Preston is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 57
Matt Preston is an English-Australian food journalist, restaurant critic, writer, and television personality. He is known for his role as a judge on Network Ten's MasterChef Australia and his ...more

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Naomi Robson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 55
Naomi Robson is an Australian television presenter who is best known as the former presenter of the east coast edition of Today Tonight, an Australian current affairs program which was broadcast ...more

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Bob Ellis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 77
Robert "Bob" Ellis is an Australian writer, journalist, filmmaker and political commentator. He was a student at the University of Sydney at the same time as other notable Australians ...more

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James McAuley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
Dec. at 59 (1917-1976)
James Phillip McAuley was an Australian academic, poet, journalist, literary critic and a prominent convert to Roman Catholicism. Peter Coleman considers that "no one else in Australian ...more

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Ali Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
age 54
Ali Moore is an Australian TV journalist and radio broadcaster.

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Keith Dunstan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
Keith Dunstan Dec. at 88 (1925-2013)
John Keith Dunstan OAM, known as Keith Dunstan, was an Australian journalist and author born in East Malvern, Victoria, the son of William Dunstan VC and Marjorie Dunstan. He attended Geelong ...more

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Louisa Lawson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Journalists from Australia
Dec. at 72 (1848-1920)
Louisa Lawson was an Australian poet, writer, publisher, suffragist, and feminist. She was the mother of the poet and author Henry Lawson.