The Stems, Yothu Yindi, Men At Work, INXS, Midnight Oil, AC/DC, Dead Can Dance, The Go-Betweens[?], Paul Kelly and Kylie Minogue all found wide audiences at home and abroad. While most Australian bands from the 80s remained cult acts outside of Australia, some, including INXS and AC/DC, found wide success for years, while others, like Men at Work, became one-hit wonders throughout most of the world.
Throughout the developed world, indie rock of various kinds became more popular during the 1990s, especially grunge music. Notable Australian independent acts included the Falling Joys[?] from Canberra; Regurgitator[?], Powderfinger[?] and Custard[?] from Brisbane; RatCat[?] and The Clouds[?] from Sydney; and Silverchair[?] from Newcastle.