terms & conditions

All Indigenous artists with tracks uploaded to who have entered Unearthed High will also be eligible to win the Unearthed High Indigenous Initiative and the winners will be chosen by a panel of music specialists at triple j.
An Indigenous artist is any artist that satisfies the following criteria: Any artist who is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, i.e. this is defined as someone who is of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, who identifies as such and is accepted as such in the communities where he or she lives, or come from. In the case of groups or duos at least 50% of the members of the group must satisfy at least one of the above criteria. triple j reserves the discretion to grant eligibility in special circumstances.
We will be picking one winner. The winner will be selected based on the quality of song writing, musicianship and the potential to benefit from professional development.
The winners will be announced in accordance with the General Terms & Conditions in the week commencing Monday 6th August.
The prize consists of:
• Ongoing mentorship via video, phone, and email for a minimum of 3 months with an experienced manager who belongs to the Association of Artist Managers ( Face to face meetings may also be organised where practicable.
• One song writing and production workshop at the winner’s school, delivered by Songmakers - the APRA AMCOS school music mentoring program ( Two high-profile mentors - one songwriter/artist and one producer – will be matched with the winner by genre. Workshop to be held within 12 months of win.
This prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash. No replacement will be offered in the event that the prize cannot be claimed on the stipulated dates.
Judges’ decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
As a winner, you will be representing triple j. As such you are obligated to behave responsibly and professionally and comply with the rules and requests that triple j and associated partners ask of you.