The highlight of the 2012 ARIAs will confirm the claim made in a certain superannuation ad starring human livewire Bernie Fraser: ‘From little things big things grow.’
Treaty, the global smash that kickstarted the career of Top Enders Yothu Yindi, grew out of a campfire chinwag with then PM Bob Hawke, back in 1988.
Tonight at the Sydney Entertainment Centre, Yothu Yindi are to be given the ARIA Hall of Fame royal treatment, in what will be a big moment of the glitzy music biz showcase. Kevin Rudd, champion of the Stolen Generation, no doubt, will be chuffed.
But did Treaty make it easier ...