Notable Frankston residents includes the legendary Australian entertainer Graham Kennedy, the eighth Australian Prime Minister Stanley Bruce, the 39th Premier of Victoria Sir Rupert Hamer, the "father" of the GM Holden car company Sir Laurence Hartnett, famed artists Sir Daryl and Lady Joan Lindsay, children's author Paul Jennings, poet and novelest Myra Morris, and Australian rules footballers Dermott Brereton, Nathan Burke, Robert Harvey and the coach Leigh Matthews.
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