Born on August 11, 1983, in Melbourne, Chris Hemsworth is an Australian actor who rose to international fame
for his portrayal of Thor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films. He spent his early years in the suburb of
Melton before his family relocated to the Northern Territory.
Born on September 9, 1974, in Mount Gambier, South Australia, Shane Crawford is a former Australian rules
footballer who played for the Hawthorn Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He spent his
childhood in Melton and later became a prominent sports figure, winning the Brownlow Medal in 1999 and
representing Australia in international matches.
Born on April 26, 1980, in Melbourne, Stephen Milne is a retired Australian rules footballer who played for
the St Kilda Football Club in the AFL. Known for his goal-kicking abilities, Milne spent his early years in
Melton and went on to have a successful career in Australian rules football.
Born on January 28, 1985, in Brisbane, Queensland, Lisbeth Trickett (formerly known as Lisbeth Lenton) is a
former competitive swimmer who specialized in sprint freestyle and butterfly events. She spent her formative
years in the Melton area before becoming an Olympic champion, winning multiple medals at the Olympic Games
and World Championships.
Catherine Astrid Salome Freeman:
Born on February 16, 1973, in Mackay, Queensland, Catherine Freeman is a former sprinter who specialized in
the 400 meters event. She spent some of her early years in Melton before moving to other parts of Australia.
Freeman became a symbol of national pride for Australia after winning gold in the 400 meters at the Sydney
2000 Olympic Games.
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