Triple J Won’t Move Hottest 100 Despite Protests It’s Insulting To Aboriginals

Triple J Won’t Move Hottest 100 Despite Protests It’s Insulting To Aboriginals

Youth station Triple J says it has no plans to move its annual Hottest 100 competition from Australia Day despite a campaign suggesting it was offensive to indigenous people.

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The annual music poll is the station’s biggest event and has run every Australia Day since 1989. However, there has been an ongoing campaign to have the poll moved.

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In a statement, Triple J said: “Future years are under review and we’ll continue to talk to Indigenous communities, artists and our audience about this.”

There is presently a petition on Change.org to have the event moved and it presently has more than 3000 signatures.

You can read Triple J’s response here.