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Flat White

AFLW disrespect a towering female role model

15 September 2022

10:00 AM

15 September 2022

10:00 AM

The AFL decision to renege on its commitment last weekend to observe a minute’s silence to honour the passing of Queen Elizabeth II before AFLW matches has greater long-term repercussions for Australia’s future than we realise.

The move comes after some clubs were worried that commemorating Her Majesty could be offensive to Indigenous Australians.

Unless we dismantle the logic behind the move, similar cancellations will continue to occur in the future.

To start with, this is not an isolated occurrence.

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