Can you spot what’s wrong with this photo?

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How great’s diversity?

Channel Seven has unveiled its commentary team for AFL in 2017 and props to them – they’ve gone far, wide, above and beyond to ensure their panel is inclusive and diverse.

Take a look at the photo:

  • We have diversity in suit colour – blue and black (!!) to make sure not everyone looks you know, a bit same-same.
  • We have diversity in hair colour, which, in my opinion feels just a little bit like a disingenuous nod to red-heads, but you’ve got to start somewhere!
  • We have diversity in age, and facial hair, for anyone feeling like their age or moustache preferences aren’t represented in mainstream media enough.
  • We have diversity in tie colour.
  • We have a few different hand poses to change things up – some clasping together, others in pockets.

Admittedly, there are no women, but everyone knows women don’t know anything about footy anyway. It’s a man’s game, they don’t know how to play! Same deal with people that aren’t white.

Except, oops, women and people of colour do. And they can.

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Where’s Sam Lane at? Or Daisy Pearce? Or Leila Gurruwiwi? Kelli Underwood?

Probably couldn’t get there. Because as we all know, women can’t drive either.

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