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The first issue of Drum Media appeared on 6 September 1990 and featured Midnight Oil on the cover. The magazine had been established after the entire staff of the long-running Sydney street press magazine On The Street staged a mass walk out on 28 August after a dispute with the owner over work conditions and pay. Following a meeting at the Excelsior Hotel in Surry Hills it was decided to start a new magazine with editor Margaret Cott and her sister, advertising manager Jennifer Cott, providing the initial capital. The magazine rented its first office in Orwell Street, Potts Point and the first issue was released ten days later.

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