Triple J has made a surprise announcement today that their Hottest 100 countdown will no longer be held on Invasion Day / Australia Day.
Starting from 2018 the countdown will be held on January 27th and will continue on January 28th with an extension that includes showcasing the songs that ranked from 100 – 200 in the rankings.
Told ya. pic.twitter.com/Yayue0Ijj1
— Senator Briggs (@Briggs) November 27, 2017
Triple J had been conducting surveys to consider how well supported this move would be. It was almost moved last year but it didn’t quite happen. However from 2018, Triple J’s hottest 100 on Australia Day / Invasion Day will be history.
How much longer will it take before Australia Day is moved to a new date?
You can read the full media release from Triple J here.