By Amy McQuire, November 10, 2013, Tracker Magazine. NATIONAL: I love seeing black faces on our predominately white screens, writes AMY MCQUIRE*. For so long, the only time we saw ourselves was through the long lens of white Australia. These negative images were filmed from afar – from the days of black and white to […]Read more "Knocking them off their pedestals"
By Amy McQuire, August 6, 2013, Tracker Magazine. NATIONAL:When we talk about Aboriginal people in sport, we talk about the Johnathan Thurston’s, the Greg Inglis’, the Lewis Jetta’s and the Buddy Franklin’s. But for every one of these elite athletes, there are hundreds of Aboriginal kids who see no such future. How can sport help […]Read more "A sporting chance"
BY AMY MCQUIRE, AUGUST 10, 2011 Originally published by Tracker Magazine. Aboriginal AFL star Lance Franklin was the victim of racial taunts recently. (AAP IMAGE) NATIONAL: The AFL and other football codes have largely missed the ball in working to eliminate racism in their sporting codes. That’s the view of Professor Colin Tatz , an expert on Aboriginal […]Read more "Penalties needed to give racism the boot, says Tatz"