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Aussie Icons Parties

Here are some Aussie Icon ideas but once you start thinking about them, there are lots more. Don’t forget to practice the voices and cliched lines.

  • Australian TV / Comedy Characters
    • Dame Edna is the obvious one, or extend it to all of the Barry Mackenzie cast with Bazza himself, Les Patterson, Madge.
    • Norman Gunston (the Little Aussie Bleeder) you need a comb over and some toilet paper
    • Kath & Kim
  • Australian Politicians.  The wigs for Julia, the budgie smugglers for Tony Abbott… Think of your favourite, and least favourite, politicians – at any level of government, current or old-timers.
  • Australian Music, Musicians and Bands
    • 70’s Bands. Don’t forget at least one Molly Meldrum
    • Bee Gees – all those costumes and hairstyles and songs
  • Australian Films – not necessarily your favourite or the best films, think of the films that offer the best characters, props, music or games.
    • Priscilla Queen of the Desert – everything from the drag queens to the outback Aussie’s in their singlets.
    • Mad Max!
    • Crocodile Dundee
    • Strictly Ballroom
  • Aussie Cliches – you’ve got a lot of freedom to expose your prejudices here
    • The Aussie Bloke and Sheila
    • Lifesavers, Surfers and Beach Girls.
    • Footballers and other sports “personalities”

Aussie Icon Party Costumes, Gifts & Prizes

Wigs, glasses, accessories and maybe a bit of make-up are often all you need – unless you want to go all out and have a Priscilla Party.