Former Australian of the Year and Northern Territory Treaty Commissioner Michael Dodson has called Scott Morrison’s comments about Australia “selfish” and that the Prime Minister is “very lightweight when it comes to understanding Australian history”.
- Michael Dodson said the PM’s comments on Australia Day exposed a “shallow understanding” of the impact of the First Fleet on Indigenous Australians
- Dodson praised Cricket Australia for its work in having an inclusive policy
- Melbourne BBL franchises will not drop Australia Day from their promotional material
The Prime Minister on Thursday criticised Cricket Australia for its decision to recommend that teams drop the term “Australia Day” from its Big Bash promotions.
“Australia Day is…