The Australian accent is a fascinating melting pot of dialects including Scots, Irish, Cockney, Aboriginals, and booze. Yup you read that right, according to academic Dean Frenkel the heavy use of alcohol by Australia’s first settlers and the inevitable slurring of words forever changed the country’s accent!
The Australian actors at Voquent the voice actor agency can harness this boozie accent like no other.
Don't miss out on the opportunity to make use of such a well-known and loved English accent for your project. Not only can you turn heads and capture the eyes and ears of international audiences with an Australian accent, but you can also forge a deeper bond with Australian audiences.
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The Australian accent is very well known thanks to popular soaps like Neighbours and big names like Kylie Minogue and Mel Gibson.
The Australian accent is a popular choice for many global brands. Especially the softer general accent. Listeners will often confuse an Australian voice with the American or Transatlantic accent. And that’s the point.
A voice with a general Australian accent sounds ‘worldly’ but also down-to-earth and fun. This is why it’s favoured by travel, airline, and beer brands.
‘Dux’ Australian actors
Dux is Aussie slang for ‘top of the class’. There are a lot of Australian voice actors in Hollywood and here are links to videos featuring some of the best known Dux Australians:
Nicole Kidman is an Oscar-winning actress and producer and has a soft general Aussie accent:
Hugh Jackman is a megastar and is probably most recognized in his role as The Wolverine:
Cate Blanchett played Lady Galadriel in Lord of the Rings but her natural accent is Australian. Even Ian McKellen is impressed by how easily she can switch accents!
Heath Ledger role as The Joker will never be forgotten and he has a native Australian accent:
On this page, you can hear adept Australian voice actors speaking with the general Australian accent. Voquent is a global voice actor agency and offers more than just Australian voices; if you intended to find another accent or language, please visit our search page where you can listen to many more English accents including British-RP, American, Transatlantic and Scots.
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Why select a voice actor with an Australian Accent?
A light Australian accent is commonly preferred for the following types of voiced projects...
Australians love to travel and a friendly Australian voice actor will inspire others.
the Aussie accent sounds full of wonder and will keep an audience engaged.
Australian actors are versatile performers adept at many accents.