Australia's Most Trusted People 2012

The results of our annual Most Trusted People survey are out. Read here for the full list of Australia's Most Trusted People 2012.
From Reader's Digest Magazine

Reader's Digest Trust Poll 2012 People 

AU top 5 most trusted
 
What Australians said;

Charlie Teo
 
"He saves people's lives and is a very humble person. He's inspirational and a great role model"

"He is such a good bloke and works hard for the benefit of others."
 
Libby Tricket
 
"She seems like a really trustworthy person."
 
Harry Cooper
 
"A person who can love, save and change the lives of animals, usually has the capacity to love all living beings."
 
 
 
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Kevin Rudd
 
"While he made some mistakes, I believe he was a great Prime Minister and genuinely held Australia's best interests close to his heart."
 
Hugh Jackman

"He is an all-round good guy that you know you can depend on."
 

1. Charlie Teo, neurosurgeon
2. Fiona Wood, burns specialist
3. Hugh Jackman, actor
4. Mary Donaldson, crown princess of Denmark
5. Dick Smith, entrepreneur
6. Father Chris Riley, founder of Youth off the Streets
7. Ian Frazer, immunologist, cancer vaccine researcher
8. Harry Cooper, TV vet
9. Ben Roberts-Smith, Victoria Cross recipient
10. Graeme Clark, cochlear implant pioneer
11. Ian Kiernan, clean up australia founder
12. Chris Brown, TV vet
13. Maggie Beer, author, restaurateur
14. Rebecca Gibney, actor
15. The Wiggles, children’s entertainers
16. Geoffrey Rush, actor
17. Karl Kruszelnicki, scientist, author, TV personality
18. Fiona Stanley, child and public health specialist
19. Libby Trickett, swimmer
20. John Farnham, singer
21. Deborra-Lee Furness, actor, child adoption advocate
22. Cate Blanchett, actor
23. Ian “Molly” Meldrum, TV personality
24. Tim Costello, World Vision Australia CEO
25. Michael Caton, actor
26. Ita Buttrose, journalist
27. Quentin Bryce, Governor-General
28. Cadel Evans, cyclist
29. Liz Ellis, former netballer
30. Adam Hills, comedian
31. Elizabeth Blackburn, biologist, nobel laureate
32. Kylie Minogue, singer
33. Anh Do, comedian, author
34. Bryce Courtenay, novelist
35. Sally Pearson, hurdler
36. Kerry O’Brien, journalist
37. Ian Thorpe, former swimmer
38. Geoffrey Robertson, human rights barrister
39. Michael Clarke, cricketer
40. Patti Newton, entertainer
41. Ricky Ponting, cricketer
42. Jessica Watson, round-the-world sailor
43. George Negus, journalist
44. Father Bob Maguire, Catholic priest
45. Curtis Stone, chef
46. David Koch, TV personality
47. Melissa Doyle, TV personality
48. Ray Meagher, actor
49. Tim Flannery, scientist
50. Lisa Wilkinson, TV personality
51. Charlie Pickering, comedian, TV personality
52. Stephanie Rice, swimmer
53. Robert French, chief Justice of the high court
54. Michelle Bridges, personal trainer
55. Carrie Bickmore, TV personality
56. Pat Farmer, endurance runner
57. Wayne Bennett, NRL coach
58. Darren Lockyer, former NRL player
59. Kevin Sheedy, AFL coach
60. Matt Preston, food critic, TV personality
61. Tim Cahill, soccer player
62. Karl Stefanovic, TV personality
63. Tony Negus, commissioner Australian Federal police
64. Simon McKeon,businessman, Australian of the Year 2011
65. Andrew O’Keefe, TV personality
66. Frank Lowy, businessman, philanthropist
67. Gerry Harvey, businessman
68. Lindsay Fox, businessman
69. Glenn Stevens, governor of Reserve Bank of Australia
70. Mia Freedman, journalist, blogger
71. Bernard Tomic, tennis player
72. Eddie McGuire, businessman, TV personality
73. Mick Dodson, land rights activist, lawyer
74. Kevin Rudd, labor politician
75. Julian Assange, editor-in-chief of Wikileaks
76. Malcolm Turnbull, liberal politician
77. Campbell Newman, Premier of Queensland
78. Germaine Greer, feminist academic
79. Penny Wong, Minister for Finance and Deregulation
80. Joe Hockey, Shadow Treasurer
81. Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs
82. Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest, businessman
83. Andrew Wilkie, independent Member for Denison, Tasmania
84. Julie Bishop, Deputy leader of the opposition
85. Gina Rinehart, businesswoman
86. Bob Brown, former senator for Tasmania, former leader of the Greens
87. Bob Katter, independent Member for Kennedy, Qld
87. Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas
89. Barnaby Joyce, senator for Queensland
90. James Packer, businessman
91. Tony Abbott, leader of the opposition
92. Clive Palmer, businessman
93. Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer
94. Shane Warne, former cricketer
95. Julia Gillard, Prime Minister
96. Nick D’Arcy, swimmer
97. Rupert Murdoch, businessman
98. Brendan Fevola, former AFL player
99. Kyle Sandilands, radio personality
 
         
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