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  1. Djimongurr (1910–1969) cultural storyteller, marrkidjbu (healer), and rock art artist
  2. Dennison, Charles (Charlie) (1846–1956) stockman, horse whisperer, and cultural man
  3. Daniels, Dexter (1936–1999) union organiser and political activist
  4. Dalaipi (1795–1863) headman, orator, rainmaker, guide, philosopher, and mediator
  5. Crow, Jim (1825–1884) guide, host, and symbolic figure
  6. Croft, Joseph (Joe) (1925–1996) surveyor and public servant
  7. Cooper, Lynch (1906–1971) Yorta Yorta man, professional runner, and house painter
  8. Coomindah, Mary Ann (1865–1929) gdanja (herbalist), healer, and domestic servant
  9. Cook, Sydney James (1937–1983) state ward and union organiser
  10. Chaseland, Tommy (1800–1869) sealer, whaler, and expatriate
  11. Carter, Roland Wenzel (1892–1960) soldier and community leader
  12. Bussamarai (1795–1852) Aboriginal resistance leader
  13. Bungarie, John (1829–1854) native police officer
  14. Brooks, Walter Woodman (Jacky) (1906–1968) rugby league footballer
  15. Brice, Annie (1849–1931) domestic servant
  16. Bohemia, Jack Nyibayarri (1903–1994) Gooniyandi cultural leader and police tracker
  17. Bogan, Billy (1860–1900) tracker and fugitive
  18. Blackman, Thomas Henry (1843–1920) rural labourer, farmer, and bushrangers’ associate
  19. Bellear, Lisa (1961–2006) Indigenous activist, photographer, and radio broadcaster
  20. Barlow, Billy (1825–1860) Gubbi Gubbi headman and resistance leader
  21. Ballandella (1831–1863) stolen child
  22. Arabanoo (1759–1789) Aboriginal leader
  23. Apma, Undelya (Minnie) (1909–1990) Arrernte woman and domestic servant
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