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Which early Australian aviator was the first to fly to the USA from Australia in 1928?
'Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong' is the opening line to which Banjo Paterson bush ballad?
Following federation in 1901, who became the first Prime Minister of Australia?
Which explorer lead the Australasian Antarctic Expedition in 1911, one of the great survival stories?
Which saint co-founded the Josephites in South Australia in 1866?
Which writer gained fame through the publication of her sheep station novel 'The Thorn Birds' in 1977?
Which comedian and actor gained critical acclaim portraying serial con Mark 'Chopper' Read in the eponymous 2000's film Chopper?
Cyril Callister put a 'rose in every cheek' through the development of which staple foodstuff?
Which indigenous bantamweight became the first to win a world title bout when he defeated Flaming Harada in 15 rounds?
Currently a solitary singles grand slam ahead of Serena Williams, which tennis superstar amassed 24 titles in the open and amateur era's combined?
Averaging 99.94 in test cricket is which Australian star?
Which legendary swimmer won the 100 metre freestyle at the 1956, 1960 and 1964 Olympics?
Michael Hutchence was the lead singer of which 1980's band that gained global popularity?
Which author published 'The Female Eunuch' in 1977, fanning the growing flames of the feminist movement?

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