Who are the wealthiest people in Australia?

Click on the images or links below to see a little about what makes the richest Australians tick, where they come from and where they are going. Or simply start here with this year’s number one, Gina Rinehart.

These profiles will be updated regularly and the relative rankings shifted as the fortunes of these major players waxes and wanes. As a guide we have followed the 2011 BRW Rich 200, a summary of which can be found at who are the richest Australians.

Gina Rinehart #1 Gina Rinehart
You don’t need to meet mining mogul Gina Rinehart to know she is a formidable and determined woman. And with a net worth approaching $20 billion she is clearly in a league of her own. More >
Ivan Glasenberg #2 Ivan Glasenberg
Ivan Glasenberg, has not had the largest of media profiles which is surprising considering he ranks amongst 100 of the world’s richest people. More>
Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest #3 Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest
Call John Andrew Henry ‘Twiggy’ Forrest what you will but you could never call him a quitter. Be it childhood obstacles, to epic corporate and government battles. More >
Anthony Pratt #4 Anthony Pratt
Paper, packaging and recycling is big business. $5.2 billion to be more precise for Anthony Pratt and Family, heirs to the Visy Industries empire. More >
Clive Palmer #5 Clive Palmer
From real estate to minerals, Clive Palmer is political, generous, hard working and that rare person who has succeeded in two separate careers. More >
Frank Lowy #6 Frank Lowy
Frank Lowy has seen a darker side of life than most. And while he has shown a canny head for business, his main interest now seems to be the beautiful game. More >
Harry Triguboff #7 Harry Triguboff
While Harry Triguboff, of Meriton fame, is a proponent of a Big Australia he is very much his own man when it comes to business. He is hands on, independent and clearly driven. More >
James Packer #8 James Packer
From serious business coverage to TV and the gossip rags, James Packer’s professional and personal life has always been in the spotlight. More >