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Perth Central Who's Who

Distinguished and Famous people from Perth Central

Perth Central, located in Western Australia, has been the birthplace of several distinguished individuals who have made significant contributions in various fields. Here are some of the notable people associated with this region:

Arts and Entertainment

  • Russell Crowe - Academy Award-winning actor, born in Wellington St, Perth Central on April 7, 1964.
  • Heath Ledger - Acclaimed actor, born in Subiaco, Perth Central on April 4, 1979. Best known for his role as the Joker in The Dark Knight.
  • Tim Minchin - Comedian, actor, and musician, born in Northampton, England on October 7, 1975. Raised in Perth Central.
  • John Butler - Musician and songwriter, born in Torrance, California, USA on April 1, 1975. Moved to Perth Central at a young age.
  • Judy Davis - Award-winning actress, born in Perth, Western Australia on April 23, 1955. Grew up in Perth Central.
  • Bon Scott - Former lead vocalist of AC/DC, born in Kirriemuir, Scotland on July 9, 1946. Migrated to Perth Central at age six.


  • Daniel Ricciardo - Formula One driver, born in Perth, Western Australia on July 1, 1989. Participated in multiple World Championship races.
  • Sam Kerr - Professional footballer, born in East Fremantle, Perth Central on September 10, 1993. Captain of the Australian women's national soccer team.
  • Liz Ellis - Retired netball player and sports commentator, born in Seymour, Victoria, Australia on February 17, 1973. Resided in Perth Central during her career.
  • Brett Rumford - Professional golfer, born in Perth, Western Australia on July 27, 1977. Has competed in various global tournaments.
  • Samantha Stosur - Professional tennis player, born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on March 30, 1984. Has won numerous Grand Slam titles.

Public Figures

  • Gareth Evans - Former Australian politician and academic, born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on September 5, 1944. Attended the University of Western Australia in Perth Central.
  • Julie Bishop - Former Australian politician, born in Lobethal, South Australia on July 17, 1956. Served as Minister for Foreign Affairs.
  • Geoff Gallop - Former Premier of Western Australia, born in Geraldton, Western Australia on January 27, 1951. Completed his education in Perth Central.
  • Ben Wyatt - Former Australian politician and member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly, born in Subiaco, Perth Central on February 28, 1974. Also served as the State Treasurer.
  • Hayden Kennedy - Australian rules football umpire, born in Subiaco, Perth Central on November 26, 1986. Officiated in multiple Australian Football League (AFL) Grand Finals.

Note: The above list represents just a few of the many distinguished individuals associated with Perth Central, Western Australia. The region has nurtured talent across various fields, contributing to the diversity and success of Australia as a whole.

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St Georges Terrace the main street in the city of Perth runs parallel to the Swan River through the central business district
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