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Matt Okine uses ARIA speech to call out lack of female representation in category

Four for you, Matt Okine. You go, Matt Okine. And none for ARIAs. Bye.

So this is pretty great then.

Matt Okine, the winner of the ARIA Award for best comedy release has taken a serious approach to his acceptance speech, highlighting the lack of women in his category.

There weren’t ANY women in his category, actually.

No solo woman has ever won an ARIA for best comedy album, and a nominee list without a female name is not a rarity.

The Triple J breakfast co-host said to the crowd: “I didn't feel great reading that list of people."

Awesome he used his platform to call out sexism. The speech was cut from the broadcast on Channel Ten.

Okine later told reporters: "People might say that's something you would say for attention, but I feel like, what should I do, just be passive? A lot of guys my age think you're doing enough by not doing anything bad."

Again, you go, Matt Okine.