November 17, 2022

Midnight Oil are the Double J Australian Artist of the Year for 2022

Midnight Oil are the Double J Australian Artist of the Year for 2022.

The news was announced as part of the J Awards celebrations this morning, with drummer Rob Hirst accepting the award on behalf of the band.

“We started this tour in the first or second week of January and we really didn’t stop all year until about five weeks ago,”  Hirst told triple j’s Lucy Smith.

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October 12, 2022

Midnight Oil Nominated for Two Aria Awards – Vote Now

Midnight Oil have been nominated in two categories for this year’s ARIA Awards, which will take on Thursday 24 November.

The two categories are:

Best Group 

Best Australian Live Act

The winner of the Best Australian Live Act category will be decided by public vote. Register your vote here:


October 4, 2022

Midnight Oil bid farewell with a near 4 hour show at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion – ‘One For The Road’

To everyone who came to a gig. To all with whom we shared the stage. To our brilliant crew, and to everyone else backstage who worked so hard to help make it happen. Deepest thanks from Jim, Martin, Peter & Rob.

(Photos 1,2,3,4 by Joseph Mayers)
(Photos 5,6 by Joel Cangy)