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Flat White

Trust is a big fat nothing burger

24 March 2023

6:00 AM

24 March 2023

6:00 AM

I was back at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the opener of the 2023 AFL Season. This time last year, of course, I wasn’t allowed to attend. Did any of the 88,000 fans in attendance remember that? For all the hype, the ‘it’s great to have the footy back’ tropes, and the ‘Welcome to Country’ lecture – nobody at the AFL or either of the clubs involved evidently thought a word of regret about the outright medical apartheid imposed last year was worth including in the pre-game build-up.

Not that I was expecting one.

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