Australians take for granted providing comfy studios in Paris for our writers, and generous funds for our opera and ballet. But rock music has never been viewed as ‘worthy ’ of public support. Would subsidised pop lose its cutting edge? Or could public support for the local product break the overseas stranglehold on our airwaves? Graeme Turner charts a course through these and other dilemmas.
Recommended CitationTurner, Graeme, Rocky Road, Australian Left Review, 1(108), 1988, 12-16.