Australian Broadcasting Corporation

  1. Australia’s Triple J To Power Over-30s Station Dig Music

    October 24, 2013 5:18 AM EDT Australia’s Triple J network now has a music station targeting the over-30s. The government-funded Triple J has the enviable reputation as Australia’s key music discovery platform. And for many artists here and abroad, it’s the launch-pad into t ...

  2. Police Rule Out Foul Play in Death of Men At Work's Greg Ham

    April 20, 2012 12:16 PM EDT Australian police have ruled out foul play in the death of Men At Work's Greg Ham, whose body was found Thursday at his Melbourne home. He was 58. Ham's body was discovered by friends who checked in on him. The state of Victoria's H ...

  3. Australia's Triple J Radio Launches Unearthed Digital Station

    October 05, 2011 11:30 AM EDT In what has been described as an "historic moment" for Australian music, the influential Triple J radio network flipped the switch yesterday on a second digital station, Triple J Unearthed. The new 24/7 station is dedicated solely to new ...

  4. Australia's 'Video Hits' TV Show Canceled After 24-Years On-Air

    July 06, 2011 12:40 PM EDT Australian TV's Network Ten television has confirmed its long-running music clip show "Video Hits" has been canceled after a 24-year run. Since airing for the first time on Feb. 15, 1987, "Video Hits" has helped further th ...

  5. Australian Record Labels' Lawsuit to Increase Radio Royalties to Reach High Court in May

    April 28, 2011 1:43 PM EDT Australian record labels' legal attempt to increase broadcast license fees will reach the country's High Court next month. On May 10, the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) -- the neighboring rights collection society f ...

  6. Australia’s Indigenous Artists ‘Disenfranchised’

    June 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Australia's indigenous artists aren't getting a fair break on radio down under, according to the findings of a new research project. The findings are published in a comprehensive new study entitled "Song Cycles," a joint projec ...

  7. Australian Music Publisher Norm Lurie To Retire In 2011

    April 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Australian music publishing executive Norm Lurie has announced plans to retire from his company, Music Sales. But it won't happen until the end of next year. Lurie, who currently serves as the publisher's managing director, will ...

  8. Music Soundtracks Australia Day

    January 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST Music played a big role in today’s Australia's Day celebrations Down Under, with children's favorites the Wiggles and British folk-rock quartet Mumford & Sons taking centre stage. The Wiggles were recognized in this year's Austr ...

  9. Australia Set For Sound Relief Concerts

    March 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The stages are set for Saturday's Sound Relief bushfire benefit concerts in Sydney and Melbourne. Developments behind the scenes continue apace for the historic live events taking place in Australia's two biggest cities. National youth r ...