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Aboriginal voice given to debate over Indigenous flags at Albury war memorial | The Border Mail



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NOT flying Indigenous flags at the Albury war memorial hurts Aboriginal people, a Wiradjuri man says. Bobby Whybrow has applied to address councillors on Monday night before they decide whether to overturn a motion from December that supported funding two poles on Monument Hill for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags. The prospect of Indigenous flags has sparked a backlash with the Albury RSL sub-branch passing a motion unanimously opposing “the addition of any further flags at the Albury War Memorial”. Mr Whybrow said the “whole debate is ridiculous” and it appeared as though the RSL was “ashamed of Aboriginal people”. “I don’t see the point of people being angry about not wanting to recognise First…

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