All the looks from the 2018 AACTA Awards red carpet

We've rounded up all the best looks from the 8th AACTA Awards.
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It’s been dubbed Australia’s version of the Oscars and the stars are dressed to impress at the 8th annual AACTA Awards at Sydney’s The Star Event Centre.

Hosted by Stephen Curry, this year is a special one as it will celebrate AFI/AACTA’s 60th anniversary as Australia’s longest standing national screen culture and industry development organisation.

Some of the country’s biggest names are up for awards and will be in attendance including Aussie national treasure Nicole Kidman who’s nominated for her role in drama Boy Erased as well as stars such as Simon Baker, Nash Edgerton, Deborah Mailman and Celia Pacquola.

And the stars aren’t just limited to the nominees, with presenters including Rebecca Gibney, Rodger Corser and Kath and Kim stars Jane Turner, Gina Riley and Magda Szubanski. That’s noice, different and unusual.

Bruce Beresford’s flick Ladies in Black has the most film nominations of the night with a total of 11 while Sweet Country follows with 10, Breath coming in third place with nine and Boy Erased earning seven nominations, including for Kidman for best actress and Lucas Hedges for lead actor.

Mystery Road and Riot lead the way in nominations for TV with 11 each, including lead actor and actress, supporting actor, direction, screenplay, editing and original music score, so the night could be anyone’s.

But before all the excitement of the awards gets underway, we know you want to see the best and worst frocks of the night.

Scroll through to see all the glamorous guests.

Nicole Kidman, mother Janelle Kidman and niece Lucia Hawley on the red carpet. (Image: Media Mode)

It’s a family affair for Nicole Kidman! The actress is bringing along niece Lucia, who she attended the ARIA Awards with last week, and her beloved mother Janelle. “Grateful to be going to the AACTA Awards with my mum and niece in Australia. Thank you so much for the nominations for #BoyErased, it means so much,” Nic penned alongside this sweet snap. (Image: Nicole Kidman Instagram)

Aww, We love how close Nic is to her family! (Image: Media Mode)*

Tonight, the Big Little Lies star will take to the stage to present an award. (Image: Getty)

Now to Love got up close and personal with Nicole on the red carpet and we can confirm she’s flawless! (Image: Now to Love)

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Nicole Kidman on the AACTAs red carpet-

Hollywood heavyweight Simon Baker has arrived! (Image: Getty)

It’s date night for actress Tasma Walton and husband Rove McManus. (Image: Getty)

We’re seeing stripes over Phoebe Tonkin’s eye-catching look! (Image: Getty)

Rosehaven‘s Celia Pacquola and Luke McGregor. (Image: Getty)

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Nicole Kidman’s niece Lucia Hawley on the AACTA Awards red carpet

Hard Chat‘s Tom Gleeson and Ellie Parker. (Image: Getty)

It’s a huge night for Deborah Mailman, who is up for the Best Guest or Supporting Actress in a Television Drama for Mystery Road. (Image: Getty)

Singer Katie Noonan. (Image: Getty)

Actress Leeanna Walsman. (Image: Getty)

Offspring‘s Kat Stewart. (Image: Getty)

Glittering goddess Sigrid Thornton. (Image: Getty)

House Rules‘ Johanna Griggs. (Image: Getty)

Mental‘s Lily Sullivan. (Image: Getty)

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Behind the scenes at the AACTAs with Ksenija Lukich

Bite Club‘s Todd Lasance. (Image: Getty)

Newly-single Shaynna Blaze’s teal jumpsuit has A LOT going on – from the oversized bow to the enormous train, The Block beauty almost needs an assistant to help her carry it on the red carpet! (Image: Getty)

Actress Heloise Ruinard. (Image: Getty)

Actress Kat Hoyos dazzles in this incredible creation by Antelia Sydney featuring a custom bow and shoulder detail. (Image: Getty)

Comedian Matt Okine. (Image: Getty)

Outlander‘s David Berry is looking mighty dapper. (Image: Getty)

Actress Brooke Satchwell. (Image: Getty)

Noni Hazlehurst is up for the Best Supporting Actress AACTA Award for her role in Ladies in Black. (Image: Getty)

Doctor Doctor’s Rodger Corser with his leading lady, wife Renae Berry. (Image: Getty)

Wanted‘s Rebecca Gibney is making a statement by pinning a Blue for Manus and Nauru ribbon on her black dress. The pin is part of a campaign to protest all asylum-seeker children detained on Nauru and Manus to be taken off the detention centres and brought to Australia.

Queen of the red carpet Kerri-Anne Kennerley has arrived in a fierce pair of flairs and a sequinned floral jacket. (Image: Getty)

Actress Sarah Snook rocks a plunging mint green suit. (Image: Getty)

Singer Vance Joy. (Image: Getty)

From Home and Away to Hollywood, it’s so good to see Isabel Lucas back on home turf. (Image: Media Mode)

A Place to Call Home’s Marta Dusseldorp. (Image: Getty)

Actress Tina Bursill and actor Andrew McFarlane. (Image: Getty)

Director Gracie Otto proves an LBD is forever on-trend. (Image: Getty)

It’s not a red carpet until there’s a Real Housewife star on it and Jackie Gillies is bringing her shine, shine, shine. (Image: Getty)

Underground: The Julian Assange Story star Alex Williams. (Image: Getty)

Actress Celia Massingham. (Image: Getty)

McLeod’s Daughters favourite Charlie Clausen. (Image: Getty)

Erik Thomson with Emma Leonard (L) and Melina Vidler (R). (Image: Media Mode)

RocKwiz Julia Zemiro is suited up for the occasion. (Image: Getty)

Brothers unite! Bernard and Stephen Curry share a hug on the red carpet. (Image: Getty)

Bloom star Ryan Corr. (Image: Getty)

E! starlet Ksenija Lukich is having a major princess moment in this dreamy white dress. (Image: Getty)

Ksenija takes a twirl. (Image: Getty)

Former NRL star and radio presenter Beau Ryan is the first to arrive. (Image: Beau Ryan)

Directors Stevie Cruz Martin and Daniel Monks. (Image: Getty)

Actress Kate Cheel stuns in this plunging black frock with a dramatic tulle train. (Image: Getty)

New Zealand-born beauty Simone Kessell oozes elegance in this deep-red gown. (Image: Getty)

Actor Conrad Coleby. (Image: Getty)

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