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Distinguished and Famous people from Forster

Forster, a coastal town in New South Wales, Australia, is known for its scenic beauty and remarkable community. Through its history, Forster has produced some exceptional and famous personalities who have made significant contributions to the society. Here are some of the distinguished and famous people from Forster:

1. Rachael Leahcar – Rachael Leahcar is a singer from Forster who gained fame after appearing on the first season of The Voice Australia. She was born with retinitis pigmentosa, a genetic eye condition that has left her legally blind, but that has not stopped her from pursuing her passion for music. Rachael has released several albums and has gone on tour across Australia.

2. Robert Borsak – Robert Borsak is a member of the New South Wales Legislative Council since 2015. He was born in Forster and has been an avid hunter and environmentalist his entire life. In 2009, he founded the Shooting and Fishing Party, which is known for its stance on protecting the rights of hunters and fishers.

3. Judy Nunn – Judy Nunn is a popular television personality and novelist, born in Forster in 1945. She has appeared in various Australian television shows such as Home and Away and is known for her roles in the medical drama All Saints. Judy has also written a range of novels set in Australia's rural towns that have gained acclaim from readers and critics alike.

4. Ben Judd – Born in Forster, Ben Judd is an acclaimed sculptor and artist known for his thought-provoking sculptures. His art has been exhibited in galleries across Australia and internationally. He is the recipient of numerous arts awards and has been commissioned for several public artworks.

5. Ross Gittins – Ross Gittins was born in Forster and is an Australian journalist and economics editor of The Sydney Morning Herald. He has won several awards for his journalism and is known for his insightful analysis of economic issues and policymaking.

6. Glen Tomlinson – Glen Tomlinson played rugby league for the Australian national team and was born and raised in Forster. He played for the Gold Coast Titans and the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the NRL. He is also known for his work as a rugby league coach.

7. Allan Hird Sr. – Allan Hird Sr. is a former Australian rules footballer born in Forster. He played for the Essendon Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL) and is a member of Essendon's Team of the Century.

These are some of the many distinguished and famous individuals who have made their mark on Forster and the world. From singers to politicians, artists to athletes, Forster has produced some remarkable individuals who will always be remembered for their contributions to society.

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