Mat Ward

March 2020 political albums artwork

Stuck in isolation? Mat Ward looks at some of the best political albums of March for you to pass the time with.

10 new political albums that you've got to hear album artwork

Here's a look back at February's political news and the best new albums that related to it. What albums would you suggest? Comment on TwitterFacebook, or email

10 new political albums january 2020 album artwork

Mat Ward takes a look back at January's political news and the best new albums that related to it.

Political albums from November 2019.

Here are the best new albums that relate to this month's political news, including the album of the year. If you read to the end, there's also a bonus. What albums would you suggest? Comment on TwitterFacebook, or email

Political albums October 2019

In a month when Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists rose up all over the world, there was plenty of new music providing inspiration. Here are the best new albums that relate to this month's political news.

Well-documented corruption on a huge scale has dried out the Murray-Darling river system. Aboriginal communities along the rivers and its tributaries are calling it genocide. From September 28 to October 4, Aboriginal activist Bruce Shillingsworth helped those communities hold the Yaama Ngunna Baaka Corroboree Festival. Green Left Weekly's Mat Ward, who took his nine-year-old son on the second bus, gives a blow-by-blow account of the trip.

Day 1: Sydney to Brewarrina

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