Is Australia a racist country? We asked 5 experts

Over the weekend at the Sydney Writers’ Festival, high-profile political journalist Laura Tingle told the audience Australia is a racist country, and always has been. It prompted widespread media coverage and criticism from Coalition politicians and media commentators.


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But is it true? Is Australia fundamentally a racist country?

We asked five experts what they think. Here’s what they had to say.

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