This month, we all have a crucial chance to recognise Australia’s First Peoples by voting Yes in The Voice referendum, so we spoke to Reconciliation Australia about why a Yes vote is so important.
October is also one of Melbourne’s biggest festival months. Striking Japanese punks Otoboke Beaver are our October cover stars, headlining High Street’s inau- gural Eighty-Six festival. We also feature Catherine McClintock before her show at Melbourne Fringe and Cécile McLorin Salvant before she closes Melbourne International Jazz Festival, in addition to a guide to Melbourne International Games Week’s Big Games Night Out.
We also chat to Dan Sultan, Tina Arena, David M Western, Didirri, Phony Ppl and Baby Animals, before they play shows across the city over the next few weeks.