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‘Tokenistic’: Anthony Mundine slams one-word national anthem change – SBS News

The federal government’s decision to change one word in the national anthem has been met with mixed reactions, with some critical and others welcoming.



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Boxing great Anthony Mundine has slammed a one-word change to Australias national anthem as tokenistic, saying the whole song needs to be rewritten to incorporate Indigenous Australian heritage.
It comes as the federal government is due to release a long-awaited options paper regarding an Indigenous voice to parliament next week.
SBS News understands the interim report on the voice to parliament options is expected to be released within the next week and will trigger the next stage of public consultations.

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