Australia in the 1980s

Submerge yourself in 80s goodness with glimpses of fashion, music, technology, film, television, radio, sport and advertising from the decade.

The 1980s was all about excess: greed was good, hair was big and colours were bright. Free-to-air-television and VHS tapes were all we had to watch on TV. Charles and Diana were a dream couple, and pictures of Michael Hutchence and Kylie Minogue adorned kid’s bedrooms across the nation.

As well as Charles, Diana, Kylie and Michael, this collections stars Paul Hogan, Dame Edna Everage, Nicole Kidman, Jimmy Barnes, Sigourney Weaver, MP Linda Burney, Peter Russell-Clarke, Ken Done, David Attenborough, Dustin Hoffman, Adam Ant, Jeannie Little, Torvill and Dean and many more.