Sydneysider | Cockroach Reference City Guide


A person hailing from Sydney is a Sydneysider with people from the state of New South Wales are Cockroaches.

State knicknames: Western Australia (Perth): Sandgroper, South Australia (Adelaide): Crow Eater, New South Wales (Sydney): Cockroach & Sydneysider, Queensland (Brisbane): Cane Toad & Brisburnian, Northern Territory (Darwin): Territorian & Darwinian, Tasmania: Tasmanian & Victoria: Mexican & Melburnian


◉ Alan Dargin
Alan Dargin
Sydney
Alan Dargin (b. July 13, 1967; d. February 24, 2008) was a didgeridoo player from Wee Waa, New South Wales, Australia. He started learning the instrument at age five, being taught by his grandfather. His sig

Alan Dargin
◉ Alex Dimitriades
Alex Dimitriades
Sydney
Alex Dimitriades (born 28 December 1973) is an Australian film and television actor. Dimitriades was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, the son of first generation Greek immigrants. He grew up in Ea

Alex Dimitriades
◉ Andrew Denton
Andrew Denton
Sydney
Andrew Christopher Denton (born 4 May 1960) is an Australian comedian and Gold Logie nominated television presenter, the host of the ABCs weekly interview program Enough Rope. He is known as one of Australias m

Andrew Denton
◉ Antonia Kidman
Antonia Kidman
Sydney
Antonia Kidman (born 1970 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian journalist and the younger sister of actress Nicole Kidman. Born in Melbourne, her family moved to Sydney when she was two. She attended Mo

Antonia Kidman
◉ Banjo Paterson
Banjo Paterson
Sydney
Andrew Barton Paterson (17 February 1864 - 5 February 1941), more affectionately referred as Banjo Paterson, was an Australian bush poet, journalist and author, widely renowned for his poems Waltzing Matilda

Banjo Paterson
◉ Bill Brown
Bill Brown
Sydney
Bill Brown (July 31, 1912 - March 16, 2008) The cricketing community is mourning the death of one of Australias test greats, Bill Brown, after he passed away aged 95. Born in Toowoomba in 1912, Brown move

Bill Brown
◉ Biography Search-Sydney-IMDb
Biography Search-Sydney-IMDb
Sydney
IMDb - Earths biggest movie database listing of actors actress and directors with an association with Sydney and New South Wales. The associations include born or died in Sydney. The classification of "actor

Biography Search-Sydney-IMDb
◉ Casey Donovan
Casey Donovan
Sydney
Casey Lee Donovan (born May 13, 1988) is an Australian singer and the youngest winner of the Idol series anywhere in the world, winning the second season of Australian Idol, at the age of 16. Donovan came fr

Casey Donovan
◉ Chris Abrahams
Chris Abrahams
Sydney
Chris Abrahams (born 1961 in New Zealand) is a Sydney-based pianist, best known for his jazz work. He first came to public attention with the formation of the Benders in the early eighties. During this time

Chris Abrahams
◉ Dame Joan Sutherland
Dame Joan Sutherland
Sydney
Dame Joan Sutherland, OM, AC, DBE (born November 7, 1926) is an Australian dramatic coloratura soprano. She is particularly noted for her contribution to the bel canto renaissance of the 1950s and 1960s. Sut

Dame Joan Sutherland
◉ Dawn Fraser
Dawn Fraser
Dawn Fraser Sydney
Dawn Fraser is considered by many Australias greatest Olympian. In November 1999, Dawn was awarded "World Athlete of the Century" at the World Sport Awards in Vienna. In the same year was also awarded "Athle

Dawn Fraser
Dawn Fraser
◉ Dr Victor Chang
Dr Victor Chang
Sydney
Doctor Victor Peter Chang AC (21 November 1936-4 July 1991) was a Chinese-Australian heart surgeon, and one of the pioneers of modern heart transplantation. Born in Shanghai to Australian-born Chinese parent

Dr Victor Chang
◉ Frank Bennett
Frank Bennett
Sydney
Frank Bennett (born David Wray in 1959 in Sydney, Australia, ) is an Australian jazz singer whose stage name is formed from Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett. His vocal style is clearly influenced by these two

Frank Bennett
◉ Fred Hollows
Fred Hollows
Sydney
Fred Hollows (1929-1993) was a New Zealand-born ophthalmologist who became known for his work in restoring eyesight for countless thousands of people in Australia and many other countries. It has been estima

Fred Hollows
◉ Gough Whitlam
Gough Whitlam
Sydney
Edward Gough Whitlam, AC, QC (born 11 July 1916), known as Gough Whitlam (pronounced "Goff") became Australias 21st Prime Minister on 5 December 1972. A member of the Australian Labor Party (ALP), Whitlam en

Gough Whitlam
◉ Henry Lawson
Henry Lawson
Sydney
Henry Lawson (17 June 1867 - 2 September 1922) Henry Lawson is one of Australias best known writers. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction wr

Henry Lawson
◉ Jane McGrath
Jane McGrath
Sydney
Jane Louise McGrath (nee Steele), was born May 4, 1966 and passed away June 22, 2008 (aged 42) in her Cronulla home in New South Wales, Australia. Known as a devoted Cancer support campaigner and for her mar

Jane McGrath
◉ Jeff Fenech
Jeff Fenech
Sydney
Jeff Fenech aka The Marrickville Mauler (born May 28, 1964 in Marrickville, Sydney, Australia) is an Australian of Maltese parents, a former boxer and current boxing trainer. Fenech had a stellar amateur car

Jeff Fenech
◉ Jeff Harding
Jeff Harding
Sydney
Jeff Harding (born February 5, 1965 in Sydney) was a world champion boxer from Australia, known as "Hit Man". Jeff lived in South Grafton N.S.W. Australia and was a student at South Grafton High School. He trai

Jeff Harding
◉ Joern Utzon
Joern Utzon
Sydney
Joern Utzon, the visionary Danish architect who designed the Sydney Opera House, has died. Utzon, 90, who won a competition to design the Opera House in 1956, died of a heart attack early on Saturday (27 Nov

Joern Utzon
◉ Joh Bailey
Joh Bailey
Sydney
Joh Bailey is an Australian hair stylist based in Sydney. His career has spanned 20 years and he has had considerable success, with high-profile clientele and a chain of self-branded salons. Bailey has r

Joh Bailey
◉ John Howard | Actor
John Howard | Actor
Sydney
John Howard (born 22 October 1952 in Corowa, New South Wales) is an Australian stage and screen actor. He is best known for his appearances in the film The Club, the Australian comedy film, The Crop and the

John Howard | Actor
◉ John Howard | Prime Minister
John Howard | Prime Minister
Sydney
(Former Australian Prime Minister) John Winston Howard (born 26 July 1939) was the 25th Prime Minister of Australia from 11 March 1996 to 3 December 2007. He is the second-longest serving Australian Prime

John Howard | Prime Minister
◉ Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson
Wahroonga
Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson AO is an American actor and filmmaker (screenwriter, producer, and director). Gibson was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York. After his American family moved to Australia

Mel Gibson
◉ Michael Pate
Michael Pate
Sydney
Michael Pate (26 February 1920 - 1 September 2008) was an Australian actor and writer. Pate was born on 26 February 1920 in Drummoyne, Sydney. In 1938, he became a writer and broadcaster for the Australian B

Michael Pate
◉ Neville Bonner AO
Neville Bonner AO
Sydney
In his own words New South Wales-born Neville Bonner was educated in the school of hard knocks and he certainly came up the hard way, with a minimum of formal schooling. Yet the quietly spoken, articulate Ne

Neville Bonner AO
◉ Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
Sydney
Nicole Mary Kidman, AC (born 20 June 1967) is an Academy Award-winning Australian actress and occasional singer. In 2006, she became the highest paid actress in the film industry. In the same year, Kidman wa

Nicole Kidman
◉ Norm ONeill
Norm ONeill
Sydney
Norm ONeill (February 19, 1937 - March 3, 2008) Former Australian cricketer Norm ONeill played 42 Tests in the 1950 and 1960s, in which he scored 2779 runs at 45.55, with six centuries and a highest score of

Norm ONeill
◉ Notable Sydneysiders
Notable Sydneysiders
Sydney
The following is a List of notable Sydneysiders who come from or who have significant associations with Sydney, Australia: A person from Sydney is a Sydneysider, or the variant spelling Sydney-sider. ALau

Notable Sydneysiders
◉ Paul Charles William Davies
Paul Charles William Davies
Sydney
Paul Charles William Davies (born April 22, 1946) is a British-born physicist, writer and broadcaster, presently a professor at Arizona State University, as well as the Director of BEYOND: Center for Fundamenta

Paul Charles William Davies
◉ Paul Hogan
Paul Hogan
Lightning Ridge
Paul Hogan is one of Australias best known and loved actors known for his television comedy shows and Crocodile Dundee, for which he won a Golden Globe award. Hogan was born on 8th October 1939 in Lightning

Paul Hogan
◉ Paul Keating
Paul Keating
Sydney
Paul John Keating (born 18 January 1944) was the 24th Prime Minister of Australia, from 1991 to 1996. He came to prominence as the reformist Treasurer in the Hawke government from 1983. As Prime Minister, he

Paul Keating
◉ Peter Doyle
Peter Doyle
Sydney
Dr Peter Doyle, BA, Phd (born 1951 Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales) is a doctor of Media and Mass Communications, author, musician, and visual artist. He lives in Newtown, and works for Macquarie Universit

Peter Doyle
◉ Peter Garrett, AM, MP
Peter Garrett, AM, MP
Sydney
Peter Garrett was born in Sydney and attended Barker College in Hornsby before studying arts/law at the University of New South Wales. Elected as Labor Member for Kingsford Smith at the 2004 federal election

Peter Garrett, AM, MP
◉ Peter Greenwood
Peter Greenwood
Sydney
Peter Greenwood (born October 17, 1962 in Sydney, Australia) is an actor and voice actor who has also been involved in crew work, special effects, and the art departments for various TV shows and cartoons. H

Peter Greenwood
◉ Robert Ampt
Robert Ampt
Sydney
Robert Ampt has been the Sydney City Organist since his return from Vienna to Australia in 1978, after four years of study with Anton Heller. A former teacher/lecturer at the Sydney Conservatorium, Sydney Un

Robert Ampt
◉ Robert Luketic
Robert Luketic
Sydney
Robert Luketic (born 1973) is a Sydney-born film director. He directed the films Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, Legally Blonde, Monster in Law and 21. Born in Sydney from an Italian mother and Croatian fathe

Robert Luketic
◉ Rose Tattoo
Rose Tattoo
Sydney
Rose Tattoo led by Angry Anderson was an Australian hard rock band, . Their sound is mixed with blues rock influences. Among their best known songs are "We Cant Be Beaten", "Scarred for Life", "Rock n Roll

Rose Tattoo
◉ Ruth Park
Ruth Park
Sydney
Ruth Park (24 August 1917 - 16 December 2010) was one of Australias most-loved and awarded authors, the author of the highly acclaimed The Harp in the South and The Muddleheaded Wombat. Park wa

Ruth Park
◉ Sarah Blasko
Sarah Blasko
Sydney
Sarah Blasko (born September 23, 1976) is an ARIA Award winning Australian musician. She was born in Sydney soon after her family returned from French-speaking Reunion where her parents had been missionaries

Sarah Blasko
◉ Sir Donald Bradman
Sir Donald Bradman
Cootamundra
Sir Donald George Bradman (born in the western N.S.W. town of Cootamundra on 27 August 1908) is an Australian sporting legend. No other sportsperson in Australian history has captured the respect and admirat

Sir Donald Bradman
◉ Skippy the Bush Kangaroo
Skippy the Bush Kangaroo
Sydney
Skippy the Bush Kangaroo was a popular Australian television series for children telling the adventures of a young boy and his intelligent pet kangaroo, in the Waratah National Park, near Sydney, New South Wale

Skippy the Bush Kangaroo
◉ Toni Collette
Toni Collette
Sydney
Toni Collette was born Antonia Collette in Blacktown, Sydney, New South Wales. When Collette was eleven years old she faked appendicitis out of boredom and longing for attention. She was so convincing that doct

Toni Collette