Australian defence force bands only formally welcomed women in the 1980s – but during the second world war, women often performed with the RAAF bands.
Music recommendation algorithms are more likely to suggest music by male than female artists.
The PM’s Spotify playlists are significant as they offer insight into what he sees as valuable in popular culture. They also remind us how women are excluded from the music canon.
Australia is home to a diverse range of female hip hop artists. Here’s our guide to five of the best.