1991 Winners

In 1991 two new awards were initiated, namely Songwriter of the Year and the Ted Albert Memorial Award, in memory of the late music publisher and member of the APRA Board, which was awarded to a person who has contributed significantly to the music industry over a period of years.

Song of the Year:

Title: Treaty
Writers: Bakamana Yunipingu/Stuart Kellaway/Gurrumul Yunipingu/Milkayggu Mununggurr/Cal Williams/Paul Kelly
Publisher: Mushroom Music Pty Ltd

Songwriter of the Year:

Phil Buckle

Ted Albert Memorial Award:

Allan Hely

Most Performed Work (Australian):

Title: Heart in Danger
Writer: Phil Buckle
Publisher: BMG Music Pty Ltd

Most Performed Work (Foreign):

Title: I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
Writer: Bob Dylan
Publisher: Warner Bros Music Aust Pty Ltd

Most Performed Australian Work Overseas:

Title: Suicide Blonde
Writer: Andrew Farriss/Michael Hutchence
Publisher: Chris Gilbey Pty Ltd

Jazz Composition of the Year:

Title: And Zen Monk
Writer: Roger Frampton

Contemporary Classical Composition of the Year:

Title: Towards the Shining Light
Writer: Brenton Broadstock

Country Song of the Year:

Title: Harley & Rose
Writers: Joe Camilleri/Nick Smith
Publishers: Warner Bros Music Aust Pty Ltd/Rondor Music (Aust) Pty Ltd

Television Theme of the Year:

Title: Chances
Writer: Peter Sullivan
Publisher: Chris Gilbey Pty Ltd

Film Score of the Year:

Title: Death in Brunswick
Writer: Phil Judd
Publisher: Mana Music Pty Ltd