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Midnight Oil and Tame Impala win top honours at Australian music awards | Music

Midnight Oil took home the highest honour of the Australian Performing Rights Association (Apras) awards on Wednesday night, winning the peer-voted song of the year category for Gadigal Land.

The band’s first single in 17 years, Gadigal Land came from their mini album the Makarrata Project, a collection of seven songs released in 2020. Featuring collaborations with First Nations leaders and artists, all proceeds from the project went to organisations working to elevate the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

A political anthem of rage and healing, Gadigal Land is a multilingual song written by Rob Hirst, Gadigal and Dunghutti poet

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