Yothu Yindi inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame

Campaigning for change article written on the 30 Nov 2012

Did you see Yothu Yindi use their induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame last night to call for constitutional recognition?

Speaking ahead of the ceremony, the band’s inspiring frontman – Yolngu elder Mandawuy Yunupingu – hit the nail on the head.

“As musicians, recognition from our peers is important to us. As Aboriginal Australians, recognition from our Constitution is even more important.”

Check out this pre-ARIAs interview with Mandawuy calling on the nation to unite in the cause of recognition: