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

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

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A. D. Hope is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Psychologists from Australia
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Alec Derwent Hope (21 July 1907 – 13 July 2000) was an Australian poet and essayist known for his satirical slant. He was also a critic, teacher and academic. He was referred to in an American journal as "the 20th century's greatest 18th-century poet". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 93 (1907-2000)

Birthplace: Cooma, Australia

Amanda Rishworth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Psychologists from Australia
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Amanda Louise Rishworth (born 10 July 1978) is an Australian politician serving as the Australian Labor Party member for the House of Representatives seat of Kingston in South Australia since the 2007 election. Rishworth is Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development, Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs, and Shadow Minister for Defence Personnel in the Shorten Shadow Ministry. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

Bettina Arndt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Psychologists from Australia
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Bettina Arndt (born 1 August 1949) is an Australian sex therapist, journalist, and author. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 69

Birthplace: Australia

Carmel Hill is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Psychologists from Australia
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