From the ABC, Australian rock legend Chrissy Amphlett, best known as the singer of the Divinyls, has died in New York aged 53.
The charismatic frontwoman was surrounded by family and friends at her home when she died on Monday morning.
Christine Joy Amphlett was born in Geelong, Victoria, in 1959.
She gained fans for her energetic performances, complete with a signature outfit of a school uniform and fishnet stockings.
Amphlett revealed her fight against multiple sclerosis in 2007 and in 2010 announced she had breast cancer.