Sounds of then, sounds of now

Table of contents 

Introduction: Locating Australian popular music
Shane Homan & Tony Mitchell

1 Playing to the thinkers or the drinkers? The sites and sounds of Oz Rock
Shane Homan

2 Improvisation and popular music
John Whiteoak

3 The performance of Australian experimental music: From shattered glass to feedback instruments
Caleb Kelly

4 Localising global sounds: World music and multicultural influences in Australia
Aline Scott-Maxwell

5 Australian electronica: A brief history
Ross Harley & Andrew Murphie

6 Australian jazz: An overview
Bruce Johnson

7 Doof, dance and rave culture
Susan Luckman

8 Folk music: Movements, scenes and styles
Graeme Smith

9 ‘Ailan style’: An overview of the contemporary music of Torres Strait Islanders
Karl Neuenfeldt

10 Music and the internet: File sharing, the iPod revolution and the industry of the future
Susan Luckman

11 Bastard country, bastard music: The legacy of Australian punk
John Encarnacao

12 Metal ‘Downunderground’: Mapping the terrain of the ‘Great southern wasteland’
Michelle Phillipov

13 Australian hip hop’s multicultural literacies: A subculture emerges into the light
Tony Mitchell

14 Contemporary Aboriginal music
Chris Gibson & Peter Dunbar-Hall

15 Top 40 in Australia: Popular music and the mainstream
Alison Huber

Index

Evaluation report of the Youth Justice Liaison and Diversion Pilot Scheme

This report from the UK looks at the provision of healthcare within the youth justice system, and the results of a pilot program to identify and meet a range of health and developmental issues. Original article

22 Mar 2012

Telstra will stop billing young people up to $100 to use Kids Helpline

A spokesman from Telstra told The Sunday Telegraph the company would stop the charges to the 1800 number from mobile phones. The cost would be covered by Telstra's $250 million support fund for underprivileged customers. Original article

22 Mar 2012

LIFE newsletter

The recent issue of the LIFE (Living Is For Everyone) newsletter features commentary from Chris Tanti, CEO of headspace, on 'Young people, the internet and suicide risk'.  Original article

22 Mar 2012

Youth Week 2012 calendar of events

The Youth Week website has an events calendar listing events that have been planned so far for this year's Youth Week. Events can be added and the calendar sorted by location.  Original article

22 Mar 2012

Young leaders pave the way for constitutional change

You Me Unity reports on a forum organised by the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) in Redfern and supported by Reconciliation Australia that brought together 76 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for four days, representing all Australian states and territories. Original article

21 Mar 2012

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