It’s time to recognise Aborigines, vote on gun control, and acknowledge racism

It has been one of those weeks when the news ranged from the depressing to the positively uplifting. On the depressing side, the release of the Australian Crime Commission report on drugs and organised crime in sport last Thursday, called “the blackest day in Australian sport” by the former head of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping … Continue reading It’s time to recognise Aborigines, vote on gun control, and acknowledge racism

A line in the sand for Australian sport

It’s the biggest story in Melbourne and possibly the largest scandal in AFL history, which now involves every sport in the nation, following an Australian Crime Commission report released today. Eighty per cent of players on the Essendon football club used a supplement last year injected by club fitness staff to boost body mass and … Continue reading A line in the sand for Australian sport