terms & conditions

The Unearthed Artist Agreement and General Competition terms and conditions apply to this competition.

This competition starts 8am AEST on Tuesday 23rd June 2015 and closes at midnight AEST Monday 3rd August 2015.

To enter the competition, you must have created an artist profile on and have signed the artist agreement; have at least 50% of your band currently attending high school; produce an audio recording of an original song and upload it to the Unearthed site by the closing date.

The finalists and the winner will be chosen by a panel of triple j experts.

We will be choosing one national winner.

The winner will be selected based on the quality of song writing, musicianship and the potential to benefit from a recording of a track.

The finalists will be announced on Monday 10th August 2015.

The winners will be announced in accordance with the General Terms & Conditions on Thursday 20th August 2015.

The prize consists of the following:

  • triple j will visit the winning school
  • Accommodation for band members and one guardian during recording
  • Airfares from nearest capital city to triple j studios for band members and one guardian
  • An opportunity to record, produce or remaster a track with triple j in our studios
  • Professional advice from a selected artist and their management.  This consists of at least one face to face meeting (either in person or via video conference) and a minimum of one follow up email with the artist and/or their management within 12 months of winning. triple j is not responsible for the advice given, and the winning artist is under no obligation to follow it.

Total prize value estimated at $5000

A winning band or artist who ordinarily resides in the city where the recording will take place is not eligible to win the Accommodation and Airfares.