List of Australian alternative rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as alternative rock solo artists from Australia are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Australian music that you've never heard before. The alternative rock bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Australia. If you think the best Australian alternative rock band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.
Examples of bands on this list include Natalie Imbruglia and Michael Hutchence.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular alternative rock bands from Australia?" and "Which alternative rock bands started in Australia?" then this list will answer your questions.