Australian Greens spokesperson for sport and multiculturalism, Senator Richard Di Natale, today called for Peter Norman to be celebrated as part of the Australian story.
“Peter Norman’s story should be celebrated as part of the Australian story.
“Peter Norman was faced with a choice at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics and in that moment he decided to take a stand against racism. His brave actions live alongside the likes of Nicky Winmar lifting his jumper and pointing to his skin.
“Unfortunately his story has been ignored in Australia for too long.