50 Notable alumni of
University of Technology Sydney

The University of Technology Sydney is 1046th in the world, 22nd in Oceania, and 17th in Australia by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 50 notable alumni from the University of Technology Sydney sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Hugh Jackman

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    Hugh Jackman
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    singerfilm producermusicianstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Hugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, singer, and producer. He is best known for playing Wolverine/Logan in the X-Men film series (2000–2017), a role for which he holds the Guinness World Record for "longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero".

  2. Natasha Liu Bordizzo

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    Natasha Liu Bordizzo
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortaekwondo athlete
    Biography

    Natasha Liu Bordizzo is an Australian actress and model. She made her debut portraying the character of Snow Vase in Netflix's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny. In 2019, she portrayed the character of Helena in Netflix's The Society.

  3. Hotman Paris Hutapea

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    Hotman Paris Hutapea
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    lawyercelebrity
    Biography

    Hotman Paris Hutapea is an Indonesian lawyer, famous for his flamboyant style, high-profile clients, luxurious lifestyle and his mistresses.

  4. Sonia Kruger

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    Sonia Kruger
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    dancer
    Biography

    Sonia Melissa Kruger is an Australian television presenter and media personality, who has been a prominent figure in the media for over 20 years. Kruger is currently the host of Big Brother Australia and presenter on The Voice Australia.

  5. Tanya Plibersek

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    Tanya Plibersek
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Tanya Joan Plibersek is an Australian politician who served as Deputy Leader of the Labor Party and Deputy Leader of the Opposition from 2013 to 2019, and has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Sydney since 1998. A member of the Labor Party, Plibersek served as a Cabinet Minister in the Rudd and Gillard Governments. She is currently the Shadow Minister for Education and Shadow Minister for Women.

  6. Zoe Naylor

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    Zoe Naylor
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    actormodelfilm actor
    Biography

    Zoe Naylor is an Australian actress, journalist and television presenter.

  7. Craig Thomson

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    Craig Thomson
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in the University of Technology Sydney
    Graduated with Bachelor of Laws
    Occupations
    politiciantrade unionist
    Biography

    Craig Robert Thomson is an Australian former trade union official and a former politician implicated in the Health Services Union expenses affair. On 15 December 2014 Thomson was found guilty in the County Court of Victoria of thirteen charges of theft, and later convicted and fined A$25,000. Other charges of obtaining financial advantage by deception were dismissed on appeal.

  8. Kate Grenville

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    Kate Grenville
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    writernovelistshort story writerteacher
    Biography

    Catherine Elizabeth Grenville is an Australian author. She has published fifteen books, including fiction, non-fiction, biography, and books about the writing process. In 2001, she won the Orange Prize for The Idea of Perfection, and in 2006 she won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for The Secret River. The Secret River was also shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

  9. Chris Taylor

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    Chris Taylor
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwriter
    Biography

    Christopher Thornton Taylor is an Australian comedy writer, performer and broadcaster from Sydney. As a member of The Chaser, he is best known for co-writing and appearing on satirical ABC Television shows CNNNN (2002–2003) and The Chaser's War on Everything (2006 – July 2009). He formerly co-hosted the drive radio show Today Today (2004–05) on Triple J with fellow Chaser member Craig Reucassel, and in 2007, he wrote the musical comedy Dead Caesar. Taylor also hosted the mini documentary series 'Australia's Heritage: National Treasures'. In 2010, with his Chaser colleague Andrew Hansen, Taylor made a musical comedy series for Triple J titled The Blow Parade, which became the number one podcast in the country, and won the 2010 ARIA Award for Best Comedy Release. In 2019, Taylor was the creator and co-writer of the drama Upright starring Tim Minchin. The series screened to critical acclaim in both Australia and the UK.

  10. Lara Pitt

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    Lara Pitt
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    television presenter
    Biography

    Lara Pitt is an Australian television presenter and sports journalist, mainly known for reporting for Fox Sports on their NRL coverage and Monday Night with Matty Johns.

  11. Marc Fennell

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    Marc Fennell
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    film criticjournalist
    Biography

    Marc Fennell is an Australian film critic, technology journalist, radio personality, author and television presenter. Fennell is the co-anchor on The Feed.

  12. Todd Greenberg

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    Todd Greenberg
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    athlete
    Biography

    Todd Greenberg is an Australian rugby league administrator who was Chief Executive Officer of the NRL between March 2016 and April 2020.

  13. Janine Shepherd

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    Janine Shepherd
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    skiermotivational speaker
    Biography

    Janine Shepherd, is an Australian author, aerobatics pilot and former cross-country skier. Shepherd's career as an athlete ended when she suffered life-threatening injuries when hit by a truck during a training bike ride. Before the accident, she had been in contention to win Australia's first ever medal at the Winter Olympics. Though she was told she would never walk again or have children, and doctors had significant doubts as to whether she would survive at all, she defied all of these, and her story later became the focus of national attention, as well as a popular telemovie.

  14. Dominic Knight

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    Dominic Knight
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    screenwriterradio personalitynovelist
    Biography

    Dominic John Sebastian Knight is an Australian novelist, comedy writer, radio host and media commentator. Best known as a member of the Australian political satire comedy Logie Award–winning group The Chaser, he is also an occasional writer, columnist and blogger for the Sydney Morning Herald, and a former host of Evenings on ABC Local Radio across NSW and the ACT. Along with fellow Sydney University students Charles Firth, Julian Morrow and Craig Reucassel, Knight founded The Chaser newspaper, launched in May 1999.

  15. Karen Tso

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    Karen Tso
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Karen Tso is an Australian television journalist and anchor at CNBC Europe.

  16. Shawn Atleo

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    Shawn Atleo
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, is an activist and politician, a former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations in Canada (serving 2009 to 2014). He also has served since 1999 as a Hereditary Chief of the Ahousaht First Nation, part of the Nuu-chah-nulth Nation based in British Columbia.

  17. Anthony Roberts

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    Anthony Roberts
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Anthony John Roberts, an Australian politician, is the New South Wales Minister for Counter Terrorism and Corrections in the second Berejiklian ministry since April 2019. Roberts is a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing Lane Cove for the Liberal Party since 2003.

  18. Elizabeth Broderick

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    Elizabeth Broderick
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Elizabeth Broderick is an Australian lawyer, who was the Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner for over eight years from 2007 to 2015 and has a United Nations special rapporteur for Discrimination against Women and Girls since 2017. She is a former partner and head of legal technology at Ashurst Australia, a global commercial law firm.

  19. Jenny Leong

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    Jenny Leong
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jenny Leong, an Australian politician, is a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing Newtown for the Greens since 2015. Leong is the first person to represent Newtown in its current form, as it was created for the 2015 election.

  20. Mieke Buchan

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    Mieke Buchan
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    television presentersports commentator
    Biography

    Mieke Buchan is an Australian television and radio presenter, writer and producer, born in Brisbane (Australia). She has covered major events including: The Olympics, the US Open Tennis, 5 Super Bowls, Formula One, the Red Bull Air Race World Championship and the Oscars. She has worked for American and Australian television networks, including FOX Sport America, ESPN, SBS and Encore Movie Networks.

  21. Prue MacSween

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    Prue MacSween
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Prudence Gai MacSween is an Australian television and radio personality, journalist, social commentator and public relations director. She is the public relations director of Verve Communications, and as a media commentator, MacSween has made a number of controversial comments.

  22. Anne McCue

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    Anne McCue
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    singerrecord producercomposer
    Biography

    Anne McCue is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, music-recording producer, video director, and radio host from Australia, more recently based in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

  23. Alyssa McClelland

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    Alyssa McClelland
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Alyssa McClelland is an Australian director, writer and actress.

  24. Samantha Rebillet

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    Samantha Rebillet
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1972-2017 (aged 45)
    Occupations
    film directorsongwriteractorscreenwriterfilm producer
    Biography

    Samantha Rebillet was an Australian film director, actress, screenwriter, producer, singer and songwriter. She had guest roles in various Australian television series and roles in several films. Rebillet wrote, directed and produced several films and documentaries including the 2004 documentary Butterfly Man which won a Silver Cub Award at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam.

  25. Susan Templeman

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    Susan Templeman
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in the University of Technology Sydney
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianradio journalist
    Biography

    Susan Raye Templeman is an Australian politician. She is the member for Macquarie in the Australian House of Representatives. She is a member of the Australian Labor Party and defeated the Liberal Louise Markus at the 2016 federal election. She was re-elected in 2019. Templeman had previously run twice for the same seat, in 2010 and 2013.

  26. Julia Kempe

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    Julia Kempe
    Occupations
    computer scientistmathematicianphysicist
    Biography

    Julia Kempe is a French, German, and Israeli researcher in quantum computing. She is currently the Director of the Center for Data Science at NYU and Professor at the Courant Institute

  27. Henry Tsang

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    Henry Tsang
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politicianarchitect
    Biography

    Henry Shiu-Lung Tsang is an Australian architect, politician and formerly a Labor Party member of the New South Wales Legislative Council from 1999 until his resignation effective 3 December 2009.

  28. Sekai Holland

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    Sekai Holland
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politicianhuman rights activist
    Biography

    Sekai Holland is the former Zimbabwean Co-Minister of State for National Healing, Reconciliation and Integration in the Cabinet of President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai. Sekai has been involved in a number of human rights issues, from those of the Australian Aborigines, ending the apartheid system in South Africa, the rights of women and democracy in Zimbabwe.

  29. Amanda Palmer

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    Amanda Palmer
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    journalistfilm producer
    Biography

    Amanda Palmer is an Australian-English media and film executive and international journalist, whose 18-year-career in film and media entertainment, content creation and entertainment platforms has spanned Australia, Britain, United States and the Middle East.

  30. Jessica M. Thompson

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    Jessica M. Thompson
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    film editorfilm director
    Biography

    Jessica M. Thompson is an Australian film and television writer, director, editor and producer, who resides in Los Angeles.

  31. Kathryn Eisman

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    Kathryn Eisman
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    writertelevision personality
    Biography

    Kathryn Eisman is an Australian fashion, lifestyle and entertainment television journalist, author, model and designer. She was part of the two-time Emmy nominated E! News Entertainment team, is the entertainment correspondent for Sunrise on the Seven Network, and the author of two books. She is the founder of High Heel Jungle Socks. Kathryn is daughter of Peter and Sylvia Eisman, a Sydney based pediatrician and an educator, respectively. She is niece of John Eisman honored the Order of Australia. and granddaughter of Anna Reich, the last known holocaust survivor from Sydney to have been in Schindler’s List. She later went to Australia where she became a fashion identity, philanthropist and businesswoman.

  32. Katie Kelly

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    Katie Kelly
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    triathlete
    Biography

    Kathleen Margaret "Katie" Kelly is an Australian paratriathlete, who has a degenerative disease known as Usher syndrome. Kelly began competing in the PT5 paratriathlon classification in February 2015 when her condition deteriorated to a legally blind state. She has just 30 per cent of her vision. With her guide Michellie Jones, Kelly won gold medals at the 2015 and 2017 ITU World Championships and 2016 Rio Paralympics.

  33. Greg Natale

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    Greg Natale
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    interior designer
    Biography

    Greg Natale is an Australian interior designer, and the founder of Greg Natale Design.

  34. John Robertson

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    John Robertson
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politiciantrade unionistelectrician
    Biography

    John Cameron "Robbo" Robertson is a former Australian politician who served as the leader of the Labor Party in New South Wales from 2011 to 2014. Before entering politics he was prominent in the union movement.

  35. Pamela Freeman

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    Pamela Freeman
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    writerchildren's writer
    Biography

    Pamela Freeman is an Australian author of books for both adults and children. Most of her work is fantasy but she has also written mystery stories, science fiction, family dramas and non-fiction. Her first adult series, the Castings Trilogy is published globally by Orbit books. She is best known in Australia for the junior novel Victor’s Quest and an associated series, the Floramonde books, and for The Black Dress: Mary MacKillop’s Early Years, which won the NSW Premier's History Prize in 2006.

  36. Nina Curtis

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    Nina Curtis
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    skipper
    Biography

    Nina Curtis is an Australian sailor. She represented Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in sailing, winning a silver medal.

  37. Danielle Small

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    Danielle Small
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Danielle Margaret Small is a retired Australian soccer player, who played for Sydney FC in the Australian W-League.

  38. Tom Budin

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    Tom Budin
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    disc jockeyrecord producer
    Biography

    Tom Budin is an Australian DJ and record producer based in Sydney, Australia. He is known for officially remixing songs for musicians such as Lost Frequencies, Zedd, Britney Spears, G-Eazy and Timmy Trumpet.

  39. Patricia Holmes

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    Patricia Holmes
    Years
    20th Century
    Enrolled in the University of Technology Sydney
    Graduated with Graduate Diploma in Law
    Occupations
    diplomatpoliticianlawyer
    Biography

    Patricia Ann Holmes is an Australian diplomat and is an officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

  40. Angus Roberts

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    Angus Roberts
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Angus Roberts is a professional Australian rugby union player for the Melbourne Rebels. His preferred positions are fullback and flyhalf.

  41. Allanah Zitserman

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    Allanah Zitserman
    Occupations
    film producer
    Biography

    Allanah Zitserman is a scriptwriter and film producer, and founder of the Dungog Film Festival. Zitserman is also the director of Lumila Films.

  42. Kyla Ward

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    Kyla Ward
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Occupations
    novelistpoet
    Biography

    Kyla Ward is an Australian writer of speculative fiction, poet and actor. Her work has been nominated multiple times for the Ditmar Award, the Aurealis Award, the Australian Shadows Award, the Bram Stoker Award and the Rhysling Award. She won the Aurealis Award in 2006 for her collaborative novel Prismatic (as by 'Edwina Grey').

  43. Ken Canning

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    Ken Canning
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Ken Canning is a Murri activist, writer and poet, whose people are from the Kunja Clan of the Bidjara Nation in south west Queensland, Australia. Canning now lives and teaches in Sydney. Ken works with the Rainbow Lodge program where he supports Aboriginal men leaving custody.

  44. Davina Reichman

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    Davina Reichman
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    Davina Reichman is an Australian business consultant who launched fashion shows and iPad accessories.

  45. Bart Bunting

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    Bart Bunting
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    alpine skier
    Biography

    Bartholomew Bunting is an Australian blind Paralympic alpine skier. He started skiing in 1998 with his guide Nathan Chivers. He won two gold medals and a silver medal with Chivers at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Paralympics and competed at the 2010 Vancouver Paralympics.

  46. Theodora Cowan

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    Theodora Cowan
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1868-1949 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    sculptorwatercolorist
    Biography

    Theodora Esther Cowan was an Australian artist, regarded as the first Australian-born woman sculptor. She was one of a number of women sculptors who were working at the end of the 19th century. Apart from being the first to be born in Australia, Cowan (along with Margaret Baskerville) was among the first to achieve success, especially for her portrait work.

  47. Beatriz Copello

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    Beatriz Copello
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    poetwriter
    Biography

    Beatriz Copello is an Australian writer, poet, playwright and psychologist. Her fiction and poetry has been published in Australia and overseas, in literary journals such as Southerly and Australian Women's Book Review, and in several anthologies and feminist publications. Her poems have been translated into Italian, Spanish, Polish and Chinese. She is the recipient of several prizes, including a first prize at the 2000 Sydney Writers' Festival. Her book of lesbian poetry Women Souls and Shadows is her best-known work.

  48. Zara Pasfield

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    Zara Pasfield
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Zara Pasfield is a retired Australian figure skater. She is the 2011 NZ Winter Games bronze medalist and the 2012 Australian national champion.

  49. Alister Munro Campbell

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    Alister Munro Campbell
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Alister Campbell is an Australian rugby union player. He is a lock for the Melbourne Rebels.

  50. Vicki Karaminas

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    Vicki Karaminas
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Vicki Karaminas is a New Zealand fashion academic, and a full professor at Massey University.