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Through Raffaella Ciccarelli

At a news conference yesterday, Bandt declined to stand in front of the national emblem, arguing that the symbol is hurtful to First Peoples.

“For many Australians, this flag represents expropriation and the lingering pain of colonisation,” he said, calling for a new flag.

“This kind of antics, this virtue that says, ‘I love First Nations People more than anyone else,’ is like the crunchy papper of Australian politics,” he said.

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