- — Steve Bennett (@Stebenet)Wed, Jan 08 2014 02:19:33The colony of Australia was established in 1788 thats a fact! If thats offensive then so be it. http://www.smh.com.au/national/aldi-pressured-to-pull-australia-est-1788-shirts-20140108-30g81.html … via @smh
- — Ayal Tusia (@AyalTusia)Wed, Jan 08 2014 02:18:30
- — NITV National News (@NITVNews)Wed, Jan 08 2014 02:10:09Aldi pressured to pull 'Australia Est. 1788' shirts http://www.smh.com.au/national/aldi-pressured-to-pull-australia-est-1788-shirts-20140108-30g81.html … via @smh
- — Ben Doyle (@bj_doyle88)Wed, Jan 08 2014 02:18:31Australia Day should celebrate everything that's great about this country, not the day it was colonised. Terra Nullius is an ongoing shame.
- — ALDI Australia (@ALDIAustralia)Tue, Jan 07 2014 04:51:36@gorgeouspalaces We apologise for any offense taken in regards to our Australia Day T-shirts. We have passed your feedback on to the team.
- — Bridie Jabour (@bkjabour)Wed, Jan 08 2014 01:55:22Aldi is removing the "Australia est 1788" t-shirts from their Australia Day range after what they say was a "limited" number of comments.
Aldi withdraws 'racist' Australia Day offerings from sale
Supermarket chain @ALDIAustralia has pulled a T-shirt apparently celebrating European arrival in Australia, with the logo "AUSTRALIA EST 1788", while apologising for any offence caused.
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