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AFL slugged with retrospective bill for use of Aboriginal flag as fans urged to bring their own – The Guardian

Majority of leagues’ clubs have joined ‘free the flag’ campaign to petition government to help resolve issue with non-Indigenous licence-holders

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The AFL has been hit with a bill for its past use of the Aboriginal flag on merchandise produced during the Indigenous round, and this has been a factor in its decision not to enter into an agreement with the non-Indigenous owned company who have a worldwide exclusive licence to the flag.
The admission comes as 16 of the AFLs 18 clubs have signed on to support the free the flag campaign set up to petition the government to help resolve the issue.
The flags designer, Luritja artist Harold Thoma…

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