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Australia Young LNP leader faces racism backlash

02:05  03 december  2019
02:05  03 december  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A Young LNP leader on the Gold Coast has been accused of endorsing calls to stop celebrating indigenous culture because 'they couldn't invent the wheel'. © AAP Images A Young LNP leader on the Gold Coast has been accused of endorsing calls to stop celebrating indigenous culture because 'they couldn't invent the wheel'.

A Young LNP leader in Queensland has been accused of endorsing racism after he was filmed laughing at demands Australia "stop celebrating a culture that couldn't even invent the bloody wheel".

Indigenous Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch says opposition must condemn young LNP members over "disturbing" and racist comments about Australian Aboriginal culture.

In footage posted on social media Barclay McGain - who says he's the chair of the Gold Coast Young LNP - interviews schoolies revellers about whether the Australian flag and anthem should be "kept or ditched".

He is seen laughing when one school leaver says: "I'm fed up with having all these sports stars stand out on our stages and not sing the national anthem ... I mean we've got to stop celebrating a culture that couldn't even invent the bloody wheel for God's sake."

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