Top Australian Hit Songs of the ’80s


1. John Farnham – Age of Reason
2. Air Supply – All Out of Love
3. AC/DC – Back in Black
4. Midnight Oil – Beds Are Burning
5. Crowded House – Better Be Home Soon
6. Pat Wilson – Bop Girl
7. Divinyls – Boys in Town
8. Real Life – Catch Me I’m Falling
9. Rick Springfield – Celebrate Youth
10. Mondo Rock – Come Said the Boy
11. The Swingers – Counting the Beat
12. Icehouse – Crazy
13. INXS – Devil Inside
14. Crowded House – Don’t Dream It’s Over
15. Rick Springfield – Don’t Talk to Strangers
16. Men at Work – Down Under
17. Men at Work – Dr. Heckyll & Mr. Jive
18. Slim Dusty – Duncan
19. Icehouse – Electric Blue
20. Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan – Especially for You
21. Air Supply – Even the Nights Are Better
22. Jason Donovan – Every Day (I Love You More)
23. Cold Chisel – Forever Now
24. Pseudo Echo – Funkytown
25. INXS & Jimmy Barnes – Good Times
26. Kylie Minogue – Got to Be Certain
27. Icehouse – Great Southern Land
28. Kylie Minogue – Hand on Your Heart
29. Olivia Newton-John – Heart Attack
30. AC/DC – Heatseeker
31. AC/DC – Hells Bells
32. Icehouse – Hey Little Girl
33. Split Enz – I Got You
34. Kylie Minogue – I Should Be So Lucky
35. Red Gum – I Was Only 19
36. 1927 – If I Could
37. Men at Work – It’s a Mistake
38. Kylie Minogue – Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi
39. Rick Springfield – Jessie’s Girl
40. Mental As Anything – Live It Up
41. Air Supply – Lost in Love
42. Rick Springfield – Love Somebody
43. Olivia Newton-John – Magic
44. Olivia Newton-John – Make a Move on Me
45. Air Supply – Making Love Out of Nothing At All
46. Icehouse – My Obsession
47. INXS – Need You Tonight
48. INXS – Never Tear Us Apart
49. Kylie Minogue – Never Too Late
50. INXS – New Sensation
51. Jason Donovan – Nothing Can Divide Us
52. INXS – Original Sin
53. Models – Out of Mind, Out of Sight
54. Men at Work – Overkill
55. Olivia Newton-John – Physical
56. Divinyls – Pleasure and Pain
57. John Farnham – Pressure Down
58. Dragon – Rain
59. Australian Crawl – Reckless
60. Jason Donovan – Sealed with a Kiss
61. Real Life – Send Me an Angel
62. Joe Dolce Music Theatre – Shaddap You Face
63. Split Enz – Six Months in a Leaky Boat
64. Dave Dobbyn – Slice of Heaven
65. Crowded House – Something So Strong
66. Wa Wa Nee – Stimulation
67. Icehouse – Street Café
68. Angry Anderson – Suddenly
69. Little River Band – Take It Easy on Me
70. 1927 – That’s When I Think of You
71. Midnight Oil – The Dead Heart
72. Kylie Minogue – The Loco-Motion
73. Little River Band – The Night Owls
74. Air Supply – The One That You Love
75. Little River Band – The Other Guy
76. Jason Donovan – Too Many Broken Hearts
77. Jimmy Barnes – Too Much Ain’t Enough Love
78. Olivia Newton-John – Twist of Fate
79. John Farnham – Two Strong Hearts
80. Little River Band – We Two
81. Moving Pictures – What About Me
82. Jason Donovan – When You Come Back to Me
83. Men at Work – Who Can It Be Now?
84. AC/DC – Who Made Who
85. Jimmy Barnes – Working Class Man
86. Kylie Minogue – Wouldn’t Change a Thing
87. Olivia Newton-John – Xanadu
88. AC/DC – You Shook Me All Night Long
89. Billy Field – You Weren’t in Love with Me
90. John Farnham – You’re the Voice

This is a list of the commercially most successful ’80s songs by artists from Australia and New Zealand. Song snippets are kept short due to copyright reasons.

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