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Australia
Australia
Appearances 5 (4 finals) (ESC)
4 (JESC)
First appearance 2015 (ESC)
2015 (JESC)
Best result 2nd (2016) (ESC)
3rd (2017, 2018) (JESC)
Worst result 20th (2018) (ESC)
8th (2015) (JESC)
Australia has participated in the Contest five times, debuting in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 as an automatic qualifier for the 60th anniversary celebrations. Following their positive reception, it was decided that they should be allowed to participate full time and so far they have qualified for the final twice and achieved their best result at the 2016 Contest when their representative Dami Im finished as runner-up having won the televote.

It is the first country from the Oceania region (and the second country outside Eurasia, after Morocco in 1980) to participate in the Contest. It was originally decided that should they ever win, one of the Big Five nations will host the Contest the following year. However, since then it has been revealed that if they win they will host the Contest in Europe.

The country also debuted at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Sofia, where entrant Bella Paige finished in eighth place. Since then they have had three Top 5 results with two third place results at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 and the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 respectively.

Participants

Eurovision Song Contest

Year Performer(s) Song Final Points Semi Points
2015 Guy Sebastian "Tonight Again" 5 196 Automatic finalist
2016 Dami Im "Sound of Silence" 2 511 1 330
2017 Isaiah "Don't Come Easy" 9 173 6 160
2018 Jessica Mauboy "We Got Love" 20 99 4 212
2019 Kate Miller-Heidke "Zero Gravity"


Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Year Performer(s) Song Final Points
2015 Bella Paige "My Girls" 8 64
2016 Alexa Curtis "We Are" 5 202
2017 Isabella Clarke "Speak Up" 3 72
2018 Jael Wena "Champion" 3 201


Eurovision Song Contest
Winning Songs
RefrainNet als toenDors, mon amourEen beetjeTom PillibiNous les amoureuxUn premier amourDanseviseNon ho l'etàPoupée de cire, poupée de sonMerci, chériePuppet on a StringLa, La, LaVivo cantandoBoom Bang-a-BangDe troubadourUn jour, un enfantAll Kinds of EverythingUn banc, un arbre, une rueAprès toiTu te reconnaîtrasWaterlooDing-a-DongSave Your Kisses For MeL'oiseau et l'enfantA-Ba-Ni-BiHallelujahWhat's Another YearMaking Your Mind UpEin bißchen FriedenSi la vie est cadeauDiggi-Loo Diggi-LeyLa det swingeJ'aime la vieHold Me NowNe partez pas sans moiRock MeInsieme: 1992Fångad av en stormvindWhy Me?In Your EyesRock 'n' Roll KidsNocturneThe VoiceLove Shine a LightDivaTake Me to Your HeavenFly on the Wings of LoveEverybodyI WannaEvery Way That I CanWild DancesMy Number OneHard Rock HallelujahMolitvaBelieveFairytaleSatelliteRunning ScaredEuphoriaOnly TeardropsRise Like a PhoenixHeroes1944Amar pelos doisToy
Contests
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Junior Eurovision Song Contest
Winning Songs
"Ti si moja prva ljubav" • "Antes muerta que sencilla" • "My vmeste" • "Vesenniy Jazz" • "S druz'yami" • "Bzz.." • "Click Clack" • "Mama" • "Candy Music" • "Nebo" • "The Start" • "Tu primo grande amore" • "Not My Soul" • "Mzeo" • "Wings" • "Anyone I Want to Be"
Contests
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