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New South Wales


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Northern Tablelands Who's Who

Distinguished and Famous people from Northern Tablelands

Sir Zelman Cowen

Sir Zelman Cowen (1919-2011) was born in Melbourne, Victoria but spent much of his early life in the town of Armidale, located in the Northern Tablelands region of New South Wales. He served as the 19th Governor-General of Australia from 1977 to 1982.

Chris Watson

Chris Watson (1867-1941) was an Australian politician and the third Prime Minister of Australia. Although he was born in Chile, he grew up in Tamworth, which lies within the Northern Tablelands region.

Alice Jane Windeyer

Alice Jane Windeyer (1836-1926) was an Australian writer, poet, and suffragist. She was born in Walcha, a town in the Northern Tablelands area and became known for her socially progressive writings and advocacy for women's rights.

Ben Lexcen

Ben Lexcen (1936-1992), born as Robert Miller, was an Australian yachtsman and marine architect. He hailed from Uralla, a small town in the Northern Tablelands, and gained worldwide fame for designing and producing the winged keel used by Australia II to win the America's Cup in 1983.

Peter Allen

Peter Allen (1944-1992) was an Australian singer-songwriter and entertainer. He was born in Tenterfield, a town in the Northern Tablelands, and achieved international success with his songs such as "I Go to Rio" and "I Still Call Australia Home."

Adam Eckersley

Adam Eckersley is a renowned musician and songwriter hailing from Armidale within the Northern Tablelands region. He rose to fame as the lead singer of the Adam Eckersley Band, and later formed a duo with his wife, Brooke McClymont, called Adam & Brooke.

Janie Mac

Janie Mac (born 1969) is a notable artist and muralist who resides in Glen Innes, New South Wales, situated within the Northern Tablelands. Her vibrant and distinctive artwork often captures the spirit of the region's landscapes and cultural heritage.

John Constable

John Constable (born 1944) is an Australian archaeologist and academic who was born in Guyra, a small town in the Northern Tablelands. He specializes in Aboriginal archaeology and has conducted extensive research on the region's rich Indigenous history.

Jim Belshaw

Jim Belshaw is a prominent economist, demographer, and social researcher from Armidale, Northern Tablelands. He has published several works on regional development, focusing on rural areas in Australia.

Mrs Southey

Mrs Southey is the pseudonym of Caroline Southey, an early Australian novelist who lived in the Northern Tablelands. She gained recognition for her novels depicting rural life, such as "A Week in the Future," which was published in 1889.

Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts (1856-1931) was a renowned Australian artist and a key figure in the Heidelberg School art movement. Though born in England, he spent a significant part of his childhood in the Northern Tablelands region and developed a deep connection to the area's landscapes, which often inspired his artwork.

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