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Mosman Park Who's Who

Distinguished and Famous people from Mosman Park

John Curtin (1885-1945)

John Curtin, born in Creswick, Victoria, was an influential Australian politician and the 14th Prime Minister of Australia, leading the country during World War II. Although not originally from Mosman Park, he spent a significant part of his life in the region. Curtin served as the leader of the Australian Labor Party from 1935 until his death in 1945.

Louis F. Bernacchi (1876-1942)

Louis Bernacchi was an Australian polar explorer and scientist. He participated in two major Antarctic expeditions, joining Carsten Borchgrevink's Southern Cross Expedition in 1898-1900 and Robert Falcon Scott's Terra Nova Expedition in 1910-1913. Bernacchi made scientific contributions in various fields, including biology, meteorology, and geology.

Norman Albert Hasluck (1885-1964)

Sir Norman Hasluck was an Australian historian, author, and public servant. He held several prominent positions, including the Secretary of the Department of External Affairs and Australian Diplomat to the United States. Hasluck studied and wrote extensively about Australian history and published notable works such as "The Government and the People" and "The Black Australians."

Shane Warne (born 1969)

Shane Warne, one of the greatest cricketers in history, was born in Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria. He spent a significant portion of his childhood in Mosman Park. Warne's exceptional skills as a leg spin bowler earned him numerous accolades, including being named one of Wisden's Cricketers of the Century.

Sallyanne Atkinson (born 1942)

Sallyanne Atkinson is an Australian entrepreneur, businesswoman, and former politician. She became the first female Lord Mayor of Brisbane in 1985 and served in that position for four years. Atkinson has played a crucial role in community and government organizations, working towards social and economic development.

Stephen Koseff (born 1952)

Stephen Koseff is a South African-born Australian financier and philanthropist. He co-founded Investec, an international specialist banking and asset management group, and served as the CEO for more than 25 years. Koseff has been actively involved in charitable work and has received numerous honors for his contributions to business and society.

Gavin Wanganeen (born 1973)

Gavin Wanganeen is an Australian former professional Australian rules footballer, originally from Adelaide, South Australia. He had a highly successful career, playing for the Essendon Football Club and the Port Adelaide Football Club, and won the prestigious Brownlow Medal in 1993. Wanganeen is recognized as one of the most talented and influential Indigenous Australian footballers.

Pamela Burton (born 1932)

Pamela Burton is an acclaimed Australian sculptor, painter, and printmaker. She has gained recognition for her remarkable contributions to the arts, with her works being displayed in prominent galleries and public spaces across Australia. Burton has received several awards and is known for her unique artistic style.

Alan Bond (1938-2015)

Alan Bond was an Australian businessman and entrepreneur who became famous for his involvement in numerous high-profile business ventures. Born in London, England, Bond immigrated to Australia and played a key role in the success of Bond Corporation. Although his later years were marred by legal controversies, Bond made a significant impact in the corporate world.

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