Greens senator Rachel Siewert has tabled a petition in the senate which calls on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to "stand against" talkback radio host Alan Jones after he said Australia needs a "new Stolen Generation" to save Aboriginal children.
Outrage came thick and fast for Jones, and a petition calling for the prime minister to step in has garnered over 21,000 signatures online.
Formerly with BuzzFeed News, Allan Clarke is a NITV reporter based in Sydney.
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