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    Mr Archie Roach

Archie Roach is a beloved and much admired Australian artist whose iconic song, ‘Took the Children Away’, was recently added to the National Film and Sound Archive’s Sounds of Australia collection. As a member of the stolen generations, he has also become a powerful voice for indigenous Australians and is one of this country’s greatest storytellers. Archie’s career has spanned three decades. He has released 10 albums including a 4CD box set, ‘Creation’, a retrospective of his first four albums His work has been recognised locally and internationally, in mainstream and indigenous circles. He has shared the stage with some of the world’s most iconic artists, including Leonard Cohen, Rodriguez, Bob Dylan, Tracy Chapman, Billy Bragg, Paul Simon and Joan Armatrading. His music speaks the stories of his people, of this land and of the human condition. His voice - uniquely Australian and undeniably universal - continues to resonate for us all.