Story by Chantel D'Innocenzo for the Music Network.

Northern Territory Indigenous music label Skinnyfish Music's founders Michael Hohnen and Mark Grose were announced, today, as NT finalists in the 2013 Australian of the Year awards.

The pair have been responsible for mentoring bands through business development, connecting remote communities with mainstream music markets and making an outstanding contribution to the preservation of Indigenous language and culture for the past 14 years.

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