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The Eighth Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (generally known as the ARIA Music Awards or simply The ARIAS) was held on 30 March 1994 at the State Theatre in Sydney.[1][2] Host, Richard Stubbs, was assisted by presenters to distribute 26 awards.[1]

1994 ARIA Music Awards
Date30 March 1994 (1994-03-30)
VenueState Theatre,
Sydney, New South Wales
Television/radio coverage
NetworkNetwork Ten

In addition to previous categories, new categories for "Best Alternative Release" and "Best Pop Release" were presented for the first time; and a "Special Achievement Award" was presented to former Go-Set journalist and pioneer radio DJ, Stan Rofe.[1] The ARIA Hall of Fame inducted Men at Work.[1]



Nominees for most awards are shown, in plain, with winners in bold.

ARIA AwardsEdit

Fine Arts AwardsEdit

Artisan AwardsEdit

Special Achievement AwardEdit

ARIA Hall of Fame inducteeEdit

The Hall Of Fame inductee was:



  1. ^ a b c d "Winners by Year 1994". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Archived from the original on 9 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Australia 1994 ARIA Awards". Archived from the original on 25 February 2012. Retrieved 5 December 2009.
  3. ^ "17th Annual ARIA Awards". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 23 February 2004. Retrieved 6 December 2013. Note: User may be required to access archived information by selecting 'The History', then 'By Award', 'Producer of the Year' and 'Option Show Nominations'.
  4. ^ Baker, Glenn A. (16 April 1994). "New Artists, Indie Labels Dominate Australian Music Awards". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media: 51. Retrieved 22 May 2012.

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