Today marks the 60th birthday of the Australian Financial Review.

The newspaper will today take a look what the next 60 years of politics, economics, technology, financial markets, environment and energy, property, resources and taxation will look like.

Through a reader vote it has compiled a list of the most influential Australian’s of the past 60 years.

  1. Paul Keating
  2. John Howard
  3. Gough Whitlam
  4. Bob Hawke
  5. Rupert Murdoch
  6. Robert Menzies
  7. Kerry Packer
  8. John Symonds
  9. Nugget Coombs
  10. Peter Costello
Sean Greaney
BY Sean Greaney ON 16 August 2011
Managing editor, Marketing magazine &