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The Australia Day debate: an exercise in puritanical Gnosticism

26 January 2023

7:00 AM

26 January 2023

7:00 AM

Michael Mansell, an Aboriginal Elder from the Aboriginal Land council Tasmania and secretary of the independence movement The Aboriginal Provisional Government, has called for a ban on the playing of all sport on Australia Day:

‘Sporting bodies have a responsibility to take the lead. They shouldn’t be playing on January 26, any sport, they should get rid of the day.

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