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Here's Proof The Gold Logies Have Always Been A Symbol Of Diversity In Modern Australia

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The Logies - Australia's paramount awards ceremony for TV personalities - has been copping a bit of flack lately. Turns out not everyone is happy with the nomination of two TV hosts for the big gong: the Gold Logie.

Of the six nominated for "Best Personality On Australian TV" this year, SBS News presenter Lee Lin Chin and The Project's Waleed Aly, have been marked by some as being "not worthy". Can you guess why?

Many were quick to point out that maybe the issue with the nominees wasn't to do with their success. Perhaps.... something else? Like... the colour of their skin?

No one complained when Bickmore got a Gold Logie (for The Project) but when Waleed gets a nom (for the Project) people lose their minds.

For the first time in the history of the #Logies two non-whites have been nominated And News Ltd has bagged them both in the past few days


Racism and the Logies. Two thing which confirm our status as a gutter nation together at last.

Japanese-Australian ABC News presenter Kumi Taguchi spoke out about the controversy on her Facebook page.

"From where I sit, Waleed Aly's and Lee Lin Chin's nominations simply echo their rise and popularity in an increasingly diverse media world. I enjoy their work. I've enjoyed watching them cross over a threshold of traditional opinions and presentation, and take new viewers into new spaces," she wrote.

"But when people feel threatened they say crappy things, so I thought I'd take a look at the past 20 years of Gold Logie winners to see if there was any trend. There is one. And it doesn't take much to see it."

So, with all of that in mind, here's every Gold Logie winner this millenium.


Scott Cam, gazing through the camera and seeing the disappointing DIY projects you attempted at home before half-finishing them and putting on the TV. Gold Logie winner 2014.