Collingwood Football Club: What’s happened to the ‘Do Better’ report into systemic racism?

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The past months have been challenging for the Collingwood Football Club. Since President Eddie McGuire’s resignation in February, it’s become embroiled in a factional power play, and now confronts a future without coach Nathan Buckley, who’s announced his resignation. These events have shifted attention from a more pressing concern – Collingwood’s repeated failure to address systemic racism. Last July, Collingwood appointed Indigenous academic Larissa Behrendt and Lindon Coombes to review allegations of racism by former player Heritier Lumumba.

Period10 Jun 2021

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