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17 Disgusted Reactions To The Pub Barring Indigenous Australians

A publican has caused outrage with a poster barring Aboriginal Australians.

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8. Many pointed out that Indigenous Australians had a greater claim on Coolgardie than white Australians.


After initially claiming there was nothing wrong with the sign, Ovens later went on talk radio to apologise.

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"I was pretty upset and in hindsight I know it was the wrong thing to do and I do apologise to the Aboriginal community and I was just hurt," she said on Radio 6PR.

"I've lived in an Aboriginal community for the last decade and I have complete respect for the whole people as I say, so putting that on the sign was wrong."