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ARIA Hall of Fame
2008 ARIA Hall of Fame, 1 July, Melbourne Town Hall
Awarded for To honour the growing number of legendary performers, producers, songwriters and others who have had an impact on music culture in Australia.
Presented by Australian Recording Industry Association
Country Australia
First awarded 1988
Last awarded current
Television coverage
Network VH1 Australia
MTV Australia

Since 1988 the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) has inducted artists into its ARIA Hall of Fame.

List of inductees

Year Inductees
1988 Dame Joan Sutherland, Johnny O'Keefe, Slim Dusty, Col Joye, Vanda & Young, AC/DC
1989 Dame Nellie Melba, Ross Wilson
1990 Percy Grainger, Sherbet
1991 Billy Thorpe, Glenn Shorrock, Don Burrows, Peter Dawson
1992 Skyhooks
1993 Cold Chisel, Peter Allen
1994 Men at Work
1995 The Seekers
1996 Australian Crawl, Horrie Dargie
1997 The Bee Gees, Paul Kelly, Graeme Bell
1998 The Masters Apprentices, The Angels
1999 Richard Clapton, Jimmy Little
2000 No inductees
2001 INXS, The Saints
2002 Olivia Newton-John
2003 John Farnham
2004 Little River Band
2005 Jimmy Barnes, Smoky Dawson, Renée Geyer, Normie Rowe, Split Enz, The Easybeats, Hunters & Collectors
2006 Daddy Cool, Divinyls, Icehouse, Helen Reddy, Rose Tattoo, Lobby Loyde, Midnight Oil
2007 Frank Ifield, Hoodoo Gurus, Marcia Hines, Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons, Brian Cadd, Radio Birdman, Nick Cave
2008 Dragon, Russell Morris, Max Merritt, The Triffids
2009 Kev Carmody, The Dingoes, Little Pattie, Mental As Anything, John Paul Young
2010 The Church, Models, Johnny Young, John Williamson, The Loved Ones
2011 Kylie Minogue, The Wiggles

Repeat inductees

Seven artists have been inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame under more than one role:

  • Harry Vanda and George Young of Vanda & Young as songwriters and producers in 1987, as members of The Easybeats in 2005.
  • Ross Wilson as a solo artist in 1989, as a member of Daddy Cool in 2006.
  • Glen Shorrock as a solo artist in 1991, as a member of Little River Band in 2004.
  • Jimmy Barnes as a member of Cold Chisel in 1993, as a solo artist in 2005.
  • Gary Young as a member of Daddy Cool in 2006, as a member of Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons in 2007.
  • Richard Grossman as a member of Divinyls in 2006, as a member of Hoodoo Gurus in 2007.
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