Australian Pop Music groups

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  • Feminist and Love songs

    Feminist and Love songs
    Young female singers, like Little Pettie were popular for singing to Australain troops in Vietnam (australia.gov.au). During the 1960's bands like Bee Gees and The seekers were very popular. I the 1970's, the growing feminist movement helped Helen Reddy wiht her career, when she released her pop anthem 'I am Woman' (australia.gov.au).
  • Disco and Dance

    Disco and Dance
    The Bee Gees are an example of a succesful Australian pop group, in the disco and dance period (austrlia.gov.au). Olivia Newton-John and John Farnham are Austrlian pop performers that were popular from the 1970's-1980's.
  • Soap Operas and Pop Stars

    Soap Operas and Pop Stars
    In the 1980's Soap Opera Stars started to break away from the TV shows and start their sinigng careers as Australian pop music artisits. Actors such as Kylie Minogue, Delta Goodrem, Natalie Bassingthwaite and Natalie Imbruglia are some of the actors who have transitioned into Australian pop music stars (australia.gov.au).
  • Alternative and Indie Pop

    Alternative and Indie Pop
    In the 1980's alternative pop music (a.k.a independently produced or 'indie' music) became very popular (australia.gov.au). The Go-Betweens had huge success in the Worldwide music industry.
  • Folksy Pop music

    Folksy Pop music
    In the 1990's off-beat pop music with a more folksy feel was being embraced, by artists like Ben Lee and the Whitlams.
  • Digital Rap and Punk Sounds

    Digital Rap and Punk Sounds
    From the 2000's onwards indie music from Missy Higgins and Kisschasey has also been accompanied by the digital rap and punk stylings of the Rogue Traders and Butterfingers (australia.gov.au).