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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian Murray View Post
    A new anti-racism taskforce is being set up in Victoria

    An anti-racism taskforce is being set up in Victoria to advise the state government on the development of a strategy to address race and faith-based discrimination.

    The taskforce, set to be announced on Wednesday, will consider issues such as unconscious bias, privilege, and how race intersects with other forms of discrimination, as well as how racism manifests through employment and in access to services. ...
    so NOT giving a job to an Indigenous when there are other applicants who are more skilled/worthy of the job will soon be considered to be discrimination...no wonder. Instead, may be look into the real racism when someone is actually being racist, such as racial abuse of some international students.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian Murray View Post
    Victorian netballers exit club in latest local sport racism saga

    A group of proud Aboriginal netballers have given up on "the sport they love," following racial abuse by their teammate.

    An incident took place this month during a local country A-grade netball game, as part of the Kyabram District League - located near Shepparton in regional Victoria.

    Recounts detailed in a letter from club management described the exchange where a player had used a racial slur toward an Indigenous player and had repeated the slur after being told this was inappropriate. ...
    those responsible for racism against them should be held accountable! Should definitely be subject to police investigation with action taking upon the outcome of the investigation!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MichaelBaron View Post
    those responsible for racism against them should be held accountable! Should definitely be subject to police investigation with action taking upon the outcome of the investigation!
    "An investigation has been concluded by the Ardmona Football Netball Club with the player in question receiving a life ban and a 'strong recommendation' that she attend Cultural safety training. "

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