Rock For Recognition Kicks Off

Campaigns and Advocacy, Indigenous Affairs, Media Releases, News article written on the 07 Nov 2012

Dan Sultan kicks off the inaugural Rock For Recognition concert series in Melbourne this Thursday 8 November at the Corner Hotel in Richmond, with the tour taking in Sydney, Perth and Fremantle. 

This is a landmark event, with Dan Sultan heading up a bill of Australia’s finest Aboriginal and non-Indigenous musicians to build momentum for change. The inaugural concert series marks the beginning of an artists’ movement to raise awareness and support for Constitutional Recognition of Australia’s First Peoples.

Date:                November 8

Venues:           Melbourne – Corner Hotel

Guests:           Leah Flanagan, DJ Ken Eavel

Time:               8.00pm


Date:                November 9

Venues:           Sydney – Factory Theatre

Guests:           Leah Flanagan, Dead Marines

Time:               8.00pm


Date:                November 10

Venues:           Perth – The Bakery Artrage

Guests:           Leah Flanagan, Wolves at the Door

Time:               8.00pm


Date:                November 11

Venues:           Fremantle – Fly by Night  

Guests:           Leah Flanagan, Wolves at the Door

Time:               7.00pm

Tickets: $30 online. Go to for more information.

Rock for Recognition is brought to you by ANTaR and Oxfam Australia, in association with the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples and YouMeUnity. For more information about the campaign for Constitutional Recognition go to one of the partner‘s websites.

Oxfam Media contact: Media Coordinator – Advocacy & Campaigns, Laurelle Keough – 0425 701 801