Interactive table: Top 50 Rich Families

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Rank Family name Worth $m Last year ($m) Sector Residence
1 Smorgon 2,640 2,630 Investment Melbourne
2 Besen 2,100 2,150 Property, retail Melbourne
3 Liberman 2,100 2,200 Investment Melbourne
4 Myer 2,010 2,020 Investment, retail, property Melbourne
5 Wilson 1,830 1,440 Retail Melbourne
6 Roberts 1,820 1,740 Investment, property Perth, Sydney
7 Wright 1,530 1,950 Resources Perth
8 Talbot 1,210 1,290 Resources Brisbane
9 Salteri 1,170 1,090 Manufacturing Sydney
10 Tieck 1,070 1,020 Investment, property Sydney
11 Saunders 970 960 Property Sydney
12 Paspaley 915 900 Rural, property, aviation Sydney, Darwin
13 Barro 910 720 Manufacturing Melbourne
14 Millner 810 735 Investment Sydney
15 Lewis 700 710 Property Sydney
16 Darling 650 590 Investment, property Melbourne, Sydney
17 Hannan 605 640 Media Sydney
18 Spooner 600 590 Property, manufacturing Melbourne
19 Fairfax 590 405 Investment, media Sydney, Brisbane
20 Belgiorno-Nettis 560 640 Construction Sydney
21 Baillieu 540 530 Investment, property Melbourne
22 Wagner 540 465 Manufacturing Toowoomba
23 Baiada 490 475 Rural Sydney
24 Cooper 450 375 Manufacturing Adelaide
25 Menegazzo 445 460 Rural Brisbane
26 Wyllie 440 430 Property, investment Perth
27 Burger 435 440 Property Sydney
28 Kornhauser 430 415 Property Melbourne
29 Richards 390 305 Services Brisbane
30 Knowles 375 375 Services Melbourne
31 Handbury 370 390 Property, investment, media Victoria, Sydney
32 McDonald 365 385 Rural Cloncurry, Qld
33 Scott 365 350 Transport Mount Gambier, South Australia
34 Casella 360 395 Rural Griffith, NSW
35 Kidman 355 395 Rural Adelaide
36 Laidlaw 355 345 Property, investment Melbourne
37 Anderson 335 355 Manufacturing, property Brisbane
38 Rabinowicz 335 310 Investment, property Melbourne
39 Roth 325 345 Property, investment Sydney
40 Scheinberg 315 335 Property, investment Sydney
41 White 315 Re-entry Services Sydney, Brisbane
42 Chan 310 Re-entry Property Sydney
43 Valmorbida 310 325 Wholesaling Melbourne
44 Maple-Brown 295 285 Investment Sydney
45 Pellicano 285 Re-entry Property Melbourne
46 Farrell 275 Re-entry Entertainment, services Sydney
47 Hutchinson 260 Debut Construction Brisbane
48 Young 255 Re-entry Entertainment Netherlands, Portugal, Sydney
49 Schwartz 250 Re-entry Property Sydney
50 Mitchell 240 Re-entry Resources, energy Brisbane

By Edmund Tadros and Les Hewitt | Source: BRW