Gallery | Meet Australia’s Young Rich

Published 26 September 2012 15:01, Updated 01 October 2012 05:03

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Atlassian founders Mike Cannon-Brookes (left) and Scott Farquar have topped BRW’s Young Rich in 2012 with a shared fortune of $480 million.Natalie Boog

Nathan Tinkler ($400 million) sat atop the BRW Young Rich since 2009, but a steep decline in his fortune has relegated him to No. 2 in 2012.Jonathan Carroll

National Plant and Equipment Hire founder Mark Ackroyd is the 3rd richest Australian aged under 41, with a fortune of $290 million.Photo: Glenn Hunt

Simon Clausen ($230 million) is one of 24 Young Rich members who made their fortune in technology.Louise Kennerley

Catch of the Day’s Hezi Leibovich is the richest young Victorian, with wealth of $155 million.Jesse Marlow

Ruslan Kogan moves into the top 10 this year after his fortune rose to $145 million, up from $62 million a year ago.Luis Enrique Ascui

Perth based internet entrepreneur Zhenya Tsvetnenko is the richest young Western Australian, with wealth of $70 million.Ross Swanborough

With wealth of $28 million, Mark McConnell is the only ACT-based young rich member.Andrew Meares

Finance Mutual Australia CEO Jason Di Iulio ($25 million) is the only South Australian entrant in the Young Rich this year.David Mariuz

Carman’s Fine Foods founder Carolyn Creswell is Australia’s richest young woman after her wealth rose from $40 million last year to $50 million.Luis Enrique Ascui

At 28, COzero co-owner Nick Armstrong is the youngest young rich member, with a shared fortune of $22 million.Tamara Voninski

Golfer Karrie Webb has featured in the Young Rich since the first edition in 2003.Getty Images