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The ARIA Awards Turn 30

The 2016 ARIA Awards presented by Telstra were always destined to be the biggest yet, when Australia’s music stars will came together to celebrate 30 glorious years of the ARIAs.

As presenting partner of the Awards, Telstra was proud to bring you exclusive behind the scenes glimpses on the night.


Get closer to the magic of the ARIA Awards.

Ever wondered what the glitz and glam of an awards ceremony feels like for Australian musicians? We’re showing you what happens off camera when our favourite music stars come together to celebrate.


If we weren’t already excited, we are now! Get a sneak peek of who you’ll see on stage in this iconic 30th year. One thing’s for sure,  these performances are going to go down in history!

Before the awards

From arriving on the red carpet to catching up at the VIP cocktails, see what the stars get up to before the Awards begin.


Back Stage

Once upon a time, these artists dreamed of what it would be like coming off the ARIAs stage… and now they’re living it! We’re capturing those moments to share with you.

ARIA nominees

Congratulations to the 2016 nominees

On the 5th October, Australian music royalty gathered at the Telstra CIC Theatre as the nominees for this year’s ARIA Awards were announced. Congratulations and good luck to the talented artists, bands, engineers and producers who were recognised with a nomination.


30 years of the ARIA Awards

Take a look back at the music we’ve celebrated over the last 30 years from some of our favourite artists including John Farnham, Kylie Minogue, Powderfinger, INXS, Tina Arena, Hilltop Hoods Missy Higgins and Jet – major playlist inspiration.


6 months data-free music streaming with Apple Music

If you are already a Telstra mobile customer on a plan, it's easy to claim your complimentary 6 month Apple Music membership with a compatible device.

Find out more

Apple Music offer from Telstra are not available on Business or Enterprise mobile services. Offer ends before 26 December 2018 and must be redeemed by 26 February 2019. Video streaming and non music content will incur data charges. Fair play policy applies. For use in Australia.


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