Aussie Oscar nominees

<b>Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman in Les Miserables. Photo: Philippa Hawker</b>

Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman in Les Miserables. Photo: Philippa Hawker

<b>Anne Hathaway as Fantine and Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables.</b>

Anne Hathaway as Fantine and Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables.

<b>Hair and makeup artist Rick Findlater nominated for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.</b>

Hair and makeup artist Rick Findlater nominated for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

<b>Hair and makeup artist Rick Findlater nominated for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.</b>

Hair and makeup artist Rick Findlater nominated for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

<b>Hair and makeup artist Rick Findlater nominated for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.</b>

Hair and makeup artist Rick Findlater nominated for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

<b>Australian actress Jacki Weaver in a film still from Silver Linings Playbook.</b>

Australian actress Jacki Weaver in a film still from Silver Linings Playbook.

<b>Australian actress Jacki Weaver in a film still from Silver Linings Playbook.</b>

Australian actress Jacki Weaver in a film still from Silver Linings Playbook.

<b>Jacki Weaver and Robert De Niro in Silver Linings Playbook.</b>

Jacki Weaver and Robert De Niro in Silver Linings Playbook.

<b>Australian actress Naomi Watts in a film still from The Impossible.</b>

Australian actress Naomi Watts in a film still from The Impossible.

<b>Australian actress Naomi Watts in a film still from The Impossible.</b>

Australian actress Naomi Watts in a film still from The Impossible.

<b>Naomi Watts in The Impossible.</b>

Naomi Watts in The Impossible.

<b>Australian actress Naomi Watts in a film still from The Impossible.</b>

Australian actress Naomi Watts in a film still from The Impossible.

<b>This film image released by Universal Pictures shows Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean in a scene from "Les Miserables." </b>

This film image released by Universal Pictures shows Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean in a scene from "Les Miserables."

Our homegrown talent, Australians Jacki Weaver, Naomi Watts and Hugh Jackman have each been nominated for an Oscar in 2013. 

Actor Hugh Jackman and actress Naomi Watts have been nominated for best actors in a leading role in Les Miserables and The Impossible respectively and Jacki Weaver for best supporting actress in Silver Linings Playbook.

<b>This film image released by Universal Pictures shows Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, center, in a scene from "Les Miserables."</b>

This film image released by Universal Pictures shows Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, center, in a scene from "Les Miserables."