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List of famous politicians from Australia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Australian politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Australian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Australia and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Australia, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list includes Adam Bandt, Anne Urquhart and more politicians.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Australia in order to get more information about each one.

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Adair Blain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
Adair Blain Died at 89 (1894-1983)
Adair Macalister "Chill" Blain was a long serving independent member of the Australian House of Representatives. Born in Inverell, New South Wales, Blain was educated in Perth, Western ...more

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Adam Bandt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
age 47
Adam Paul Bandt is an Australian politician, former industrial lawyer and the Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens. Bandt was elected to the Division of Melbourne in the House of ...more

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Adam Marshall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
Adam Marshall age 34
Adam John Marshall, an Australian politician, is a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, and has been representing Northern Tablelands since a 2013 by-election, as a member of the ...more

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Adele Carles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
age 50
Adele Simone Carles is an Australian politician. She was a member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly from 2009 to 2013, representing the electorate of Fremantle. She was initially ...more

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Adele Farina is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
age 54
Adele Farina is an Australian politician. She has been an Australian Labor Party member of the Western Australian Legislative Council since 2001, representing South West Region. She served as ...more

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Aden Ridgeway is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
age 56
Aden Derek Ridgeway, Australian politician, was a member of the Australian Senate for New South Wales, from 1999 to 2005, representing the Australian Democrats. During his term he was the only ...more

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Adrian Bennett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
Died at 73 (1933-2006)
Adrian Frank Bennett was an Australian politician. Born in Perth, Western Australia, he was educated at Catholic schools before becoming a transport worker. He was secretary of the Transport ...more

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Adrian Gibson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
age 83
Adrian Gibson OAM is a retired Australian politician. Born in Hobart, Tasmania, he was educated there at Hutchins School and at the University of Tasmania where he graduated with a Bachelor of ...more

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Adrian Pederick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
Adrian Pederick age 56
Adrian Stephen Pederick is an Australian politician who won the safe Liberal seat of Hammond for the Liberal party, re-claiming it from Liberal-turned-independent Peter Lewis who left to contest ...more

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Adrian Piccoli is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
age 48
Adrian Piccoli is an Australian politician representing the electoral district of Murrumbidgee in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly. He is the deputy leader of the The Nationals in the ...more

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Agar Wynne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
Died at 84 (1850-1934)
Agar Wynne was an Australian politician. Wynne was born in London, but his family emigrated to Australia when he was a child. He educated at Melbourne Church of England Grammar School and ...more

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Agnes Robertson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
Agnes Robertson Died at 86 (1882-1968)
Agnes Robertson Robertson was an Australian Senator for Western Australia. She was elected to the senate in 1950 as a Liberal Party representative; in 1955 she switched her allegiance and ...more

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Aidan McLindon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
Aidan McLindon age 38
Aidan Patrick McLindon is an Australian politician. He was first elected for the seat of Beaudesert to the Queensland State Parliament for the Liberal National Party at the 2009 state election. ...more

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Al Grassby is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
Died at 79 (1926-2005)
Albert Jaime Grassby, AM, Australian politician, was Minister for Immigration in the Whitlam Labor government. He initiated sweeping reforms in immigration, human rights, and is often known as ...more

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Alan Anderson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
Alan Anderson age 41

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Alan Ashton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
Alan Ashton age 66
Alan John Ashton is an Australian former politician, previously a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly. Ashton received a Master of Arts and Diploma of Education from the ...more

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Alan Bird is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
Died at 56 (1906-1962)
Alan Charles Bird was an Australian politician. Born in Launceston, Tasmania, he was educated at state primary schools in Melbourne and at Melbourne High School before becoming an engineer. As ...more

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Alan Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
Alan Brown age 72
Alan John Brown, Australian politician, was a Liberal member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly and Leader of the Opposition from 1989 to 1991. A local businessman before entering politics, ...more

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Alan Cadman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
age 81
Alan Glyndwr Cadman, OAM, Australian politician, was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives from 18 May 1974 to 17 October 2007, representing the Division of Mitchell, New ...more

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Alan Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
age 61
Alan John Carpenter is a former Australian politician who served as the 28th Premier of Western Australia, from 2006 to 2008. From Albany, Carpenter graduated from the University of Western ...more

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Alan Eggleston is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
age 77
Alan Eggleston is an Australian politician, who was a Liberal member of the Australian Senate from 1996 to 2014 representing Western Australia.

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Alan Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
age 75
Alan Baird Ferguson, Australian politician, has been a Liberal member of the Australian Senate since May 1992, representing South Australia. On 14 August 2007 Senator Ferguson became the 22nd ...more

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Alan Griffin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
age 58
Alan Peter Griffin, an Australian politician, is an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian House of Representatives since March 1993, representing the Division of Corinella between 1993 ...more

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Alan Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
age 66
Alan Gordon Griffiths, is a former Australian politician who represented the Division of Maribyrnong for the Australian Labor Party from March 1983 to January 1996. Griffiths was a senior ...more

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Alan Hulme is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Australia
Died at 82 (1907-1989)
Sir Alan Shallcross Hulme KBE was an Australian politician, accountant and cattle breeder. He was born in the Sydney suburb of Mosman and moved to Queensland before World War II, where he ...more