Midnight Oil

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Midnight Oil and Tame Impala win top honours at Australian music awards
Oils’ first single in 17 years named song of the year at the Apra awards, which celebrated live music’s return and the life of Michael Gudinski

Guardian staff

28, Apr, 2021 @11:45 AM

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Womadelaide 2021: Archie Roach bids farewell in a 'festival' forced to redefine itself
The annual celebration of world music adapts to Covid with an exclusively domestic program featuring Sarah Blasko, Lior and Midnight Oil

Walter Marsh

06, Mar, 2021 @12:57 AM

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Michael Gudinski: record industry mogul who lived and breathed Australian music until the end
Obituary: the polarising but passionate co-founder of Mushroom Records championed the careers of Kylie Minogue, Jimmy Barnes, Archie Roach and Paul Kelly, and put Australian music on the world stage

Andrew Stafford

03, Mar, 2021 @1:48 AM

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Bones Hillman's bass was exemplary but his vocals were intrinsic to Midnight Oil's sound
The musician, who died on Saturday, gave the Oils’ music an unexpected sweetness, but his warmth and humour was the glue that kept them together

Andrew Stafford

09, Nov, 2020 @2:32 AM

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Bones Hillman, Midnight Oil's 'bassist with the beautiful voice', dies aged 62
Band pay tribute to New Zealand-born musician who died at home in US of cancer

Elias Visontay

08, Nov, 2020 @10:39 PM

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Midnight Oil: The Makarrata Project review – a chorus of anger over stolen land
Voices of Indigenous musicians from Alice Skye to the late Gurrumul are given equal weight in Australian rock band’s first new music for two decades

Bernard Zuel

29, Oct, 2020 @4:30 PM

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Midnight Oil win Sydney Peace Foundation's gold medal for human rights
Band awarded for environmental activism and ‘drive to promote justice’ two weeks prior to release of new album, The Makarrata Proje

Guardian staff

13, Oct, 2020 @9:19 PM

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Some mostly fond and generally inaccurate recollections of the Sydney 2000 Olympics | First Dog on the Moon
Cathy Freeman was the hero of everything and everyone

First Dog on the Moon

16, Sep, 2020 @7:49 AM

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Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms
Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainability

Andrew Stafford

03, Jun, 2019 @8:26 PM

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Peter Garrett: you thank your lucky stars to be in a band like Midnight Oil
Documentary Midnight Oil: 1984 captures the band riding high with their first number one album – but Peter Garrett was on the verge of leaving for politics

Andrew Stafford

01, Sep, 2018 @2:09 AM

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Midnight Oil: 1984 review – the year Australian rock music went nuclear
Ray Argall’s film captures a fascinating moment in history alongside a band that was on top of the world – and trying to save it

Andrew Stafford

10, May, 2018 @1:39 AM

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AB Original named songwriter of year at Apra awards
Paul Kelly wins song of the year, while gongs go to Sarah Aarons, Amy Shark and Midnight Oil

Steph Harmon and Australian Associated Press

11, Apr, 2018 @1:48 AM

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