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“One of the standout images of the weekend’s protests between far right and anti-racism groups was the sight of the deputy leader of an anti-Islam political party addressing a flag pride protest wearing an Australian flag dress with her clenched fist raised.
Rise Up Australia candidate Rosalie Crestani delivered a speech to members of the True Blue Crew and United Patriots Front on Sunday to ‘protect our Aussie flag’ outside Royal Exhibition Building, where the flag was first raised in 1901, in central Melbourne.
In May this year – 2016- This Face book post was made…
“Now we just need to get rid of the racist Australian flag on top of state parliament and get a red one up there and my work is done.” Roz Ward
Roz Ward, Controversial Safe Schools Coalition co-ordinator and co-founder, made this facebook post on the Tuesday after the Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews apologised to the gay community for past discrimination. The government then hoisted a gay-pride rainbow flag on parliament house as part of the event. Ms Ward also posted a photo of the rainbow flag on facebook along with that comment.
The Australian News paper discovered the post where he/she labelled the national flag “racist;” the exposure forced Ward into resigning from a Victorian government advisory role which he/she had held.