'Painful and sorrowful day': Major sports, clubs address Australia Day controversy

Melanie Dinjaski
Updated January 26 2024 - 1:48pm, first published 11:43am

In recent years the controversy surrounding the date Australia Day is celebrated has sparked nationwide debate, and sport has not been immune to the conversation.

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Melanie Dinjaski

Melanie Dinjaski

Sports Reporter

Melanie Dinjaski is an experienced sports journalist at the Canberra Times with a genuine love of all sports. She's covered every code from NRL to NFL. Melanie aims to bring Canberrans all the sports news they need to know. If you have a story worth sharing, get in touch!