ARCHIE ROACH ACHIEVEMENTS


1990    


“Charcoal Lane” released 24 May

Produced by: Paul Kelly & Steve Connolly

Key tracks: Took The Children Away; Down City Streets; Charcoal Lane


Performed at Melbourne Town Hall to welcome Nelson Mandela, 25 October
   


1991    


ARIA Award – Best New Talent


ARIA Award - Best Indigenous Release – “Charcoal Lane”



1992    


Human Rights Achievement Award – “Took The Children Away”


ARIA Nomination – Best Indigenous Release – “Down City Streets”


Mo Award – Folk Performer of the Year



1993    


Mo Award – Folk Performer of the Year


“Jamu Dreaming” released 24 May

Produced by: David Bridie

Key tracks: From Paradise; Walking Into Doors; Weeping In The Forest



1994    


ARIA Nomination – Best Indigenous Release – “Jamu Dreaming”



1997    


ARIA Award – Best Indigenous Release – “Hold On Tight”


Deadly Award – Male Artist of the Year


“Looking for Butter Boy” released 28 October

Produced by: Malcolm Burn

Key tracks: Beggar Man; A Child Was Born Here; Hold On Tight



1998    


ARIA Award – Best Indigenous Release – “Looking For Butter Boy”


ARIA Award – Best Adult Contemporary – “Looking For Butter Boy”


Deadly Award – Male Artist of the Year



2000   


Performed at the Inaugural World Reconciliation Day concert in Melbourne, September
Concert included appearances by Nelson Mandela and Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter



2002    


“Sensual Being” released 26 July

 Produced by: Richard Pleasance

 Key tracks: Small Child; Alien Invasion; Many Waters Rise


“The Tracker – original soundtrack” – released 1 August

Produced by: Rolf de Heer
Music by Graham Tardiff, lyrics by Rolf de Heer


ARIA Nomination – Best Original Soundtrack – “The Tracker”


ARIA Nomination – Producer of the Year – “Sensual Being”


ARIA Nomination – Best Adult Contemporary – “Sensual Being”


Deadly Award – Male Artist of the Year



2003    


Deadly Award – Outstanding Contribution to Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Strait Islander Music (with Ruby Hunter)



2004    


Deadly Award – Excellence in Film & Theatrical Score – “Ruby’s Story”

   

“The Definitive Collection” – released 7 July
Featuring tracks from the first four albums

   


2005    


“Ruby” (with Ruby Hunter and the Australian Art Orchestra)
Produced & arranged by: Paul Grabowsky


Helpmann Award – Best Australian Contemporary Concert – “Songs from the River” (with Ruby Hunter)



2007

    

“Journey” – released 29 October
Produced by: Shane Howard and Nash Chambers


Companion piece to documentary – Liyarn Ngarn



2008    


ARIA Nomination – Best World Music album – “Journey”


Sidney Myer Performing Artist Award for contribution to the Australian society through the performing arts.


National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance (NAIDOC) Lifetime Achievement Award



2009    


“Music Deli Presents Archie Roach 1988” – released 13 November.


Live recordings from ABC Music Deli

   


2010    


ARIA Nomination – Best World Music Album – “Music Deli Presents Archie Roach 1988”


Deadly Award – Album release of the Year – “Music Deli Presents Archie Roach 1988”



2011    


Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll 2011 inductee


Australia Council for the Arts National Indigenous Arts Awards - Red Ochre Award for lifelong contribution to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts both nationally and internationally



2012    


“Into The Bloodstream”  - released 19 October
Produced by: Craig Pilkington
Key tracks: Song to Sing; Old Mission Road; We Won’t Cry



2013    


“Creation – four album boxed set” – released 15 October
 Includes: Charcoal Lane, Jamu Dreaming, Looking for Butter Boy, Sensual Being


NIMA – Inducted into Hall Of Fame


NIMA – Album of the Year – “Into the Bloodstream”


NIMA – Cover Art of the Year – “Into the Bloodstream”


NIMA – Film Clip of the Year – “Song to Sing”


Deadly Awards – Lifetime Achievement Award


Deadly Awards – Album of the Year – “Into the Bloodstream”


National Film and Sound Archive – Sounds of Australia - “Took the Children Away”


Helpmann Nomination – Best Australian Contemporary Concert - “Into the Bloodstream”


The Age Music Victoria Awards – Best Folk Roots Album – “Into the Bloodstream”



2015    


Australia Council Don Banks Award


Inductee The Age Music Victoria Awards Hall Of Fame


Adelaide Music Collective South Australian Music Hall of Fame


Member of the Order of Australia (AM) – Queen’s Birthday honours list for services to music and a prominent               supporter of social justice


Screen Music Awards – Best Original Song Composed for the Screen – “A Secret River”, composed by Shane Howard and Archie Roach



2016


Included in the Ai Weiwei - “Letgo Room” (featuring prominent Australian human rights campaigners) as part of the Andy Warhol - Ai Weiwei exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria


Distinguished Artist Award - International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA)


Performed for the Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, at Government House, Melbourne, 17 July


“Let Love Rule” – released 23 September
Produced by: Craig Pilkington
Key tracks: Let Love Rule, It’s Not Too Late, Mighty Clarence River