17 Touching Tributes From Aussie Celebs, Following News Of Olivia Newton-John's Passing

    RIP to an unforgettable Australian icon.

    Australian musician, actor and all-round icon, Olivia Newton-John, has died at age 73, following a 30-year-long battle with cancer.

    In a statement posted to the musician's Instagram, her husband, John Easterling, said: "Olivia has been a symbol of triumphs and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer. Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience with plant medicine continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund, dedicated to researching plant medicine and cancer."

    Following the announcement, several Aussie celebs have come out and paid tribute to Newton-John — an unforgettable Australian legend.

    1. Delta Goodrem

    2. Bindi Irwin

    3. Kylie Minogue

    4. Hugh Jackman

    5. Anthony Albanese

    Olivia Newton-John was a star. A bright, joyful glow in our lives. From the moment we saw her, she was a warm, enduring presence and her voice became a big part of the Australian soundtrack. Above all she was a wonderful, generous person.

    Twitter: @AlboMP

    6. David Campbell

    7. Rebel Wilson

    8. Rove McManus

    What an absolute saint Olivia Newton-John was. A beaming light of positivity who touched all that came into contact with her. Equal parts sweetheart and warrior, there will never ever be another like her. What a legacy she leaves with our sadness.

    Twitter: @Rove

    9. Magda Szubanski

    Vale Olivia Newton-John What a sad sad day. Thank you for all you gave us Your beautiful soul will be so missed My deepest condolences to John, Chloe, Gregg and Rod Rest In Peace darling Olivia I Honestly Love You ❤️🙏

    Twitter: @MagdaSzubanski

    10. Jessica Rowe

    11. Darren Hayes

    Oh dear, sweet, magical, eternal Olivia. You gave so much to this world and to this little boy who saw acceptance in your twinkling eyes and glittering world. You made us all feel held by the sweetness of your voice and the capacity of your heart. I hope you are in Xanadu.

    Twitter: @darrenhayes

    12. Linda Burney

    Heartbreaking news that Olivia Newton-John has passed away. An Australian icon and a compelling advocate for Cancer research. Her quiet strength gave hope to so many battling the disease. Vale Olivia Newton-John.

    Twitter: @LindaBurneyMP

    13. Erin Holland

    Twitter: @erinvholland

    14. Bill Shorten

    15. Malcolm Turnbull

    Thank you Olivia Newton-John for your remarkable life - you lit up our lives with music and dance and you saved so many lives with your passionate and advocacy for cancer research and treatment.

    Twitter: @TurnbullMalcolm

    16. Dannii Minogue

    17. And finally, Kevin Rudd

    This is really sad news. Really sad. A great Australian woman. And a great advocate for global cancer research. Taken from her family far too early. Vale Olivia. https://t.co/roW1lNtA6F

    Twitter: @MrKRudd

    Rest in peace, Olivia Newton-John. 🤍🤍🤍