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The Conversation: ‘The AFL has moved the grand final from Melbourne for the first time – but it has a far more pressing issue’.

By Gregory Phillips and Matthew Klugman

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In a year shaped by climate disasters and a pandemic, Australia’s most powerful sporting organisation – the Australian Football League (AFL) – continues to be confronted by another foundational issue: systemic racism.

At issue is not only the question of how the Australian sports industry engages with the Black Lives Matter movement, but also the continued failure of key Australian organisations to adequately reflect on, and reform, their own colonial values and power structures. Read more here…