• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: IMP0260

Anthony, Julie Moncrieff

(1949 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 24 August, 1949, Lameroo South Australia Australia
  • Occupation Singer


Julie Anthony has gained recognition as one of the most popular entertainers in Australia. She consistently won awards such as Female Variety Performer of the Year, Entertainer of the Year and Most Popular Female Performer during the 1970s and 1980s. She was lead singer in ‘The Seekers’ from 1989-1991 and performed at the 2000 Olympic Games, which were held in Sydney. A versatile performer, she has played the leading role in musicals such as Irene and the Sound of Music. She is particularly appreciated for her performance of the Australian National Anthem, ‘Advance Australia Fair’ at national sporting and other occasions. On 31 December 1979, she was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire for her services to entertainment and in 1989 Member of the Order of Australia.

Published resources

  • Sound recording
    • Julie Anthony sings Advance Australia Fair with the Sydney International Orchestra and Sydney Philharmonia Choir, Anthony, Julie, 1986
  • Music score
    • Look for a rainbow[music]., Anthony, Julie, 1988
  • Site Exhibition
  • Edited Book
    • Who's Who in Australia 2002, Herd, Margaret, 2002
  • Resource

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia
    • [Biographical cuttings on Julie Anthony, singer/entertainer, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]