The powerful songs of Archie Roach (1956–2022) tell his story of heartbreaking loss, love and healing through music.
Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter were partners in life and music for more than 35 years before Ruby's death in 2010.
Music festivals in the 1970s offered unprecedented opportunities for enterprising promoters and homegrown musicians, and were spaces where participants enacted ideals of counterculture and community building.
Cover art for David Bridie / All India Radio album Reconstructions from Zenith Records.
Ruby Hunter and Archie Roach were photographed on tour in London in 1993 by Tim Webster.
A portrait of Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter taken in 2008, two years before Ruby died at the age of 54. The two had been together for 38 years.
At the official opening of the Kyana festival of Aboriginal arts, music and dance, on the Perth Esplanade in February 1993, Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter perform the song 'Louis St John'.
Archie Roach talks about his musical family.
On the ABC Radio National program AWAYE!, Archie Roach talks to host Daniel Browning about his partner in life and music, Ruby Hunter.