Beyond personal use, we are basically forbidden to engage in the use of our own flag. Surely, the proposition is too simple to need any argument.
Why does Howard Thomas not cop any criticism for selling a what they think is a national symbol to the higest bidder rather than allowing its free use in the community? Kayo is your ticket to the 2020 Toyota AFL Premiership Season. Aboriginal flag copyright talks confirmed. WAM Clothing’s co-owner tells inquiry she cannot answer certain questions about arrangements with Indigenous artist who created flag, saying details are confidential, Mon 14 Sep 2020 02.43 EDT If they recognize the signs of the times, they will help the foreign cloth boycott movement by cheapening their cloth and taking to areas not served at present by khaddar. If the Liberals and the Congressmen, stung by the Kenya decision, hurled the ineffective boycott of Empire goods at the heads of the white Colonists of Kenya, why will they not, in their cooler moments, concentrate their effort upon the complete success of the khaddar movement and thereby ensure the boycott of all foreign cloth?
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“There is a desire from all parties to resolve this as soon as possible in a way that can end the divisiveness.”. I say let WAM have it and let the individual nations come up with their own symbols. We believe that this control of the market by a non-Indigenous business has to stop and that the flag should be free for all to use and celebrate without fees or royalties. I know it’s not the point of the post but looking at all the AFL club logos there and Gold Coast need a new logo. “Do you then say to people boycott this company. “It entails a conversation that needs to be had with the owner, Mr Thomas, and to respect his wishes.”. While campaigners had … Australians can freely fly the flag but there are limitations to its use in other ways. I think artists (be they painters/sculpturs/musicians/whatever) should own their work.
WAM Clothing was granted the exclusive licence to reproduce the Aboriginal flag on clothing, physical and digital media by its designer and copyright holder, Thomas, in November 2018. Boycott of foreign cloth is a vital necessity for all time. I did notice the poor formatting, if I could change OP to yours I would. Last updated by Shara Lili Esbenshade Feb 15, 2012. Brooke Boney and Karl Stefanovic slammed the ban on the Aboriginal flag. “This company that we have to look at are WAM, they’re sending cease and desist orders to Aboriginal organisations and footy teams not to use the flag,” she said on Today.
Press J to jump to the feed. The AFL has reportedly paid WAM Clothing for use of the flag in the past, however they failed to strike an agreement this year.
It's Mabo. ... “Do you then say to people boycott … Maybe they do should do something for the 10 years in the AFL.
The flag will be a notable absentee from AFL games this weekend as the league celebrates the country’s Indigenous heritage. Indigenous artist and copyright holder Harold Thomas designed the flag in 1971 and non-Indigenous company WAM Clothing owns the commercial licensing rights.
Boycott the Aboriginal Flag!