The Who's Who in Australia
is an Australian biographical dictionary, first published Fred Johns
in 1906 as Johns's Notable Australians
, it has been published under its current name since 1923.
The dictionary is currently produced by Crown Content, a reference publishing company owned by the Bennelong Group.
There are three products in the current Who's Who line including,
- Who's Who in Australia - which includes biographical 13,600 entries
- Who's Who in Business - an Australian business dictionary which includes 24,000 biographies and 8,000 companies
- Who’s Who of Australian Women - released for the first time in 2006, it contains 4600 biographies of notable Australian Women.
The books are available in hardcopy annually and via the internet with a paid subscription.
Three new State Editions (South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia) of Who’s Who titles will be released during 2007.
Who’s Who in Australia 2007 was released on 17 November 2006 with approximately 550 new entrants.
Individuals can self-nominate for inclusion in the book. Criteria for inclusion are those who are assessed by the editors as having contributed "to Australian life on a national or international level". The editors assert that entry cannot be bought.