List of Top 25 singles for 1986 in Australia

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The following lists the top 25 (end of year) charting singles on the Australian Singles Charts, for the year of 1986. These were the best charting singles in Australia for 1986. The source for this year is the "Kent Music Report", known from 1987 onwards as the "Australian Music Report".

# Title Artist Highest pos. reached weeks at No. 1
1. "You're the Voice" John Farnham 1 7
2. "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going Billy Ocean 1 6
3. "Touch Me (I Want Your Body)" Samantha Fox 1 3
4. "Venus" Bananarama 1 7
5. "Stimulation" Wa Wa Nee 2
6. "Take My Breath Away" Berlin 2
7. "Living Doll" Cliff Richard & The Young Ones 1 6
8. "A Good Heart" Feargal Sharkey 1 2
9. "Papa Don't Preach" Madonna 1 6
10. "Addicted to Love" Robert Palmer 1 2
11. "We Built This City" Starship 1 4
12. "That's What Friends are For" Dionne Warwick 1 1
13. "Stuck with You" Huey Lewis and the News 2
14. "Chain Reaction" Diana Ross 1 3
15. "Dancing on the Ceiling" Lionel Richie 2
16. "Manic Monday" The Bangles 3
17. "Don't Leave Me This Way" Communards 2
18. "A Matter of Trust" Billy Joel 3
19. "True Colours" Cyndi Lauper 3
20. "Hit That Perfect Beat" Bronski Beat 3
21. "You Can Call Me Al" Paul Simon 2
22. "How Will I Know" Whitney Houston 2
23. "Concrete and Clay" Martin Plaza 2
24. "Lady in Red" Chris de Burgh 3
25. "Kiss" Prince & the Revolution 2

These charts are calculated by David Kent of the Kent Music Report and they are based on the number of weeks and position the records reach within the top 100 singles for each week.

source: David Kent's "Australian Chart Book 1970-1992"