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All the people in the questions below were born in Australia 

Star of 'A knight's Tale' and 'Brokeback Mountain' who tragically died aged just 28
Heath Ledger


Born Helen Lyndon Goff, she wrote the series of Mary Poppins books under what pen name?
PL Travers


Born in 1931, he married Jerry in 2016, and his children are named James, Lachlan, Elizabeth, Chloe, Grace, and Prudence. Oh and he's very rich.
Rupert Murdoch


Comedy actress who was in the films Bridesmaids and Pitch Perfect? 
Rebel Wilson 


Publishing tycoon who is best remembered for starting World Series Cricket
Kerry Packer


Wildlife expert and television personality who had the nickname 'The Crocodile Hunter'
Steve Irwin


Born in Hobart in 1909, he found fame in Hollywood with his romantic swashbuckler roles.
Errol Flynn


Director perhaps best known for the films Strictly Ballroom and Moulin Rouge! amongst many others.
Baz Luhrmann


He has 5 Olympic gold medals, the most won by any Australian, and also has 11 world Championship golds.
Ian Thorpe


Outlaw whose gang wore metal armour for their final showdown with the police.
Ned Kelly