New move by Australian sporting codes to combat spectator racism

Cricket Australia, the NRL and AFL, and Tennis Australia are among 20 signatory bodies that have backed new guidelines released by the Australian Human Rights Commission.

Major Australian sporting codes have endorsed guidelines released by the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) to curb issues of spectator racism in their games.

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The AHRC on Tuesday released the Guidelines for Addressing Spectator Racism in Sport with suggestions for organisations to implement in line with existing policies to provide a zero-tolerance approach to racism.

“When racist incidents happen, they can have a long-lasting impact on those affected, and…

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