• The annual event that celebrates and spotlights First Nations artists will proceed via a virtual setting on August 8 across TV, radio and online.

    Host TV broadcaster NITV will join with radio and online partners to create a unique presentation live from Darwin, Larrakia Country and locations across Australia.

    Channel manager at NITV, Tanya Denning-Orman, said the network is proud to continue the tradition broadcasting the important awards and performances.

    NITV is committed to celebrating Indigenous musicians from all over Australia. Music has always been a strong part of our people’s Cultures,” said Denning-Orman.

    Viewers will be encouraged to join in on social media and “will contribute to the event live, bringing the country together in an ambitious production”.