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Authorities at odds over claim Adelaide Oval staff told not to admit Aboriginal people

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Instructions not to sell tickets were reportedly received before last year’s Naidoc Week AFL game Box office staff at the Adelaide Oval were reportedly directed to stop selling tickets to Aboriginal people while fans gathered before last year’s Naidoc Week AFL match celebrating Indigenous culture.The box office and Oval management said a supervisor “misinterpreted” an instruction from the police and security not to sell tickets to a specific group of people who were intoxicated and had been refused entry. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/mar/29/authorities-at-odds-over-claim-adelaide-oval-staff-told-not-to-admit-aboriginal-people

Author : Helen Davidson and Lorena Allam

Publish date : 2019-03-29 08:25:42

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