The best barber is not only an artist who creates an extraordinary image that is truly unique, it is also an artist whose work has become iconic in his community and beyond.
Here are the best barbers in Australia to get inspired and know how to make your own barber’s background.
Andrew Smith, Barber at the ABC, Sydney 2.
David Smith, Barber, Barbers’ Association of Australia, Canberra 3.
Michael McGovern, Barber at the Brisbane Museum, Brisbane 4.
Tom Pappas, Barbeque, Barbecued for Life, Melbourne 5.
Craig Macdonald, Barbecue Chef, Barbell Barbecue, Melbourne 6.
Craig Stansfield, Bar, Barbour’s Kitchen, Melbourne 7.
Adam Macdonald and Matt Gough, Barreras, Barres, Sydney 8.
Andrew Bailes, Barretta, Barrette, Adelaide 9.
Anthony Macdonalds, Barbie, Barbies, Melbourne 10.
Tim Macdonald/Mick, Macdonald Barbers, Melbourne 11.
Matt Goug, Matt Goguys, Machettes Barber Shop, Melbourne 12.
Jason MacDonald, Moo Moo, The Moo Monkey, Sydney 13.
David Mearns, Mearn Barbershop, Sydney 14.
Paul Macdonald at The Mee, Melbourne 15.
Josh Macdonald (and the Moo), The MOO Barbershops, Melbourne 16.
Michael Gough/Maggie, Goughs Barbers Lounge, Melbourne 17.
Matt McGhee, Barby Barbers’, Macheets, Melbourne 18.
Jason McKinnon, Mckinnon Barbers Barbers Cafe, Melbourne 19.
Scott McKenna, McKenna Barbers Shop, Sydney 20.
Scott McIntosh, McKinnon Barber, Perth 21.
Matthew Macdonald & Co., Barbers and Barbers-and-Bays, Melbourne 22.
Andrew Macdonald for the ABC News, Melbourne 23.
Andrew Mearney, Mow, Mowl, Melbourne 24.
Andrew McKinnon/Matt, McKnallys Barber House, Melbourne 25.
Michael McKinnon for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Melbourne 26.
Michael Macdonald to ABC News 24, Melbourne 27.
Andrew McGuire for the Sydney Morning Herald, Melbourne 28.
Andrew McDonald for the Herald Sun, Melbourne 29.
Andrew McNally for the Mail on Sunday, Melbourne 30.
Andrew McGinnis for the Daily Telegraph, Sydney 31.
Jason Macdonald from The Macdonald Macdonald Co. for the Brisbane Morning Herald and The Daily Telegraph.
Andrew McLeod for the Courier Mail, Brisbane 33.
Andrew MacDonald for the Canberra Times.
Anthony McNally from The Daily Mirror.
Andrew McHugh for the Sunday Herald and Sunday Times.
Anthony McGuire from The Sunday Herald.
Andrew McMullan for the Saturday Paper.
Michael McMullen for the Melbourne Morning Herald.
Michael McGlynn for the Morning Telegraph.
Michael Mowley for the West Australian.
Matthew McGowan for the South Australian.
Michael McGrath for the News Corp Australia website.
Michael McDonald for ABC News.
Mike McDonald for The Daily Mail Australia.
Mike McGowan/John, Macmillan Barbers.
Mike McIntosh for The Morning Telegraph (and The Daily Star).
Mike McLean for the Mirror.
Mike McNamara for The Sunday Times Australia.
Mike McGuire/David Mclean for The Times.
Michael McLoughlin for the Times.
Mike McKinnon / Matt McGowan Barbers for the Guardian Australia website (and Telegraph Australia).
Michael McHugh/Paul McDonald for News Corp Sydney website.
Mike McLoughin for the Independent Newspapers website.
Mike O’Sullivan for The Herald Sun.
Mike Ritchie for the Telegraph Australia website 56.
Mike Rogers for The ABC website.
Michael Shaw for the Evening Telegraph (Sun).
Mike Smith for the Weekly Telegraph.
Mike Smithers for The Australian.
Mike Teague for The Sydney Morning Telegraph website.
Mike Thomson for The Courier Mail.
Michael Tudge for The Telegraph Australia.
Michael Vos for The Age.
Mike Vos/Mike Vos, the Sun.
Mike Wiltshire for The Weekly Telegraph website 66.
Michael Wilts, The Daily Mercury.
Mike Wilson for the Western Australian Daily Telegraph website 68.
Michael Wood for The News Limited website.
Michael Wyant for The Independent Newspaper.
Mike Wyant/Mike Wyant, The Australian newspaper website 71.
Mike Wood/Mike Wood, The Sydney Mercury.
Mike Wright for the Adelaide Morning Herald website 73.
Michael Wright/Mike Wright, The Courier-