1. A term used by Aussie's to express a job well done.
2. Aussie slang for "Thanks" or any other gratitude
1. Good on ya, mate! I knew you'd hit the target.
2. Good on ya. Glad your on board
by Dr. Lu March 9, 2004
A phrase used to denote congratulations or happiness with deeds.
"You broke up with that buck-toothed harpie? Good on ya, mate!"
by A. "Good on ya" Cox March 18, 2004
Kudos, Congratulations, Way to go? FIrst place I heard it was on Andy of Mayberry.
by John the Baptist March 16, 2004
Another way of showing you are impressed/proud/excited by someone elses actions.

Often used in a father to son chat about something the son has done well (maybe at school).

"Nice one mate!" & "Well done son!" may also be used
Son - I got in my first fight at school today dad!
Dad - Did ya, good on ya son. Did you win??
by lukester March 16, 2004
a casual blessing, of irish origin, bestowing health, wealth and happiness on the recipient
an unexpected short along with a pint from a friend might illicit the response:"Jack Daniels as well, good on ya, mate"
by big nico March 15, 2004
Phrase said to mock someone who has just failed at a task. Tonal qualities are important if the intended rebuke is to be effective. A downward inflected "on" and upward inflected "ya" are proper use in this instance.
Hey Bob, I hear you got busted shagging you're neighbour's wife. Good on ya!
by Steve March 9, 2004