Jessica Mauboy Jessica Mauboy is an Indigenous Australian, R&B

Can you name the famous
Indigenous Australians on
the following slides
Do you also know
what they are
famous for?
We would like to caution people viewing this presentation that it
contains images of Indigenous Australians now deceased.
Cathy Freeman, Olympian
Albert Namatjira,
Buddy (Lance)
AFL player
David Gulpilil,
actor in
films such as
Walkabout, 10 Canoes
and Australia
David Unaipon, Preacher, author, inventor
David Unaipon (1872 - 1967) was a Ngarrindjeri man. Among his patents was a helicopter
design based on the principle of a boomerang. He is featured on the front of Australia's
50-dollar note, along with drawings from one of his inventions, and an extract from the
original manuscript of his book Legendary Tales of the Australian Aborigines.
Jessica Mauboy is
an Indigenous
Australian, R&B
and actress. She
was the runner up
in the 2006 series of
Australian Idol
Ernie Dingo, Actor
Neville Bonner, Senator
Neville Bonner was the first Aboriginal person to sit in Federal
Parliament as a Senator for Queensland from 1971 to 1983
Preston Campbell (front)
with Nathan Merritt, Justin Hodges and Scott Prince
NRL All Stars-Indigenous players
Eddie Mabo
Eddie Mabo’s appeal to the High Court resulted in the Meriam People’s recognition as
traditional owners of their homeland. This landmark decision paved the way for the
recognition and protection of native title across Australia and led to the Native Title
Act. Mrs B. Mabo granted permission to use the image of her late husband.
Stan Grant
Journalist and TV presenter
That’s all…. how did you go?
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