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Adam Goodes: Australian rules footballer
Adam Roy Goodes is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Sydney Swans in the Australian Football League (AFL). Goodes holds an elite place in VFL/AFL history as a dual Brownlow Medallist, dual premiership player, four-time All-Australian, member of the Indigenous Team of the Century and representative of Australia in the International Rules Series. In addition, he has held the record for the most VFL/AFL games played by an Indigenous player, surpassing Andrew McLeod's record of 340 during the 2014 AFL season before having his own record surpassed by Shaun Burgoyne during the 2019 AFL season.

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Vincent Namatjira becomes the first Aboriginal artist to win the Archibald Prize

Artist and Western Arrernte man Vincent Namatjira has won the 2020 Archibald Prize, for his portrait of Indigenous footballer and community leader Adam Goodes.
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Indigenous Australians must tell the truth, so don't ask us for fairytales

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'We will walk off the field if you do it': Indigenous AFL players considered walkoffs

There are more than 70 indigenous players in the AFL and they watched The Final Quarter documentary about Adam Goodes as a group.
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'It's a coward act': Latrell Mitchell vows to keep shaming racists

Latrell Mitchell got the backing of Adam Goodes after he shared a racist online slur against him and the Sydney Roosters star vows to keep fighting abuse.
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Adam Goodes documentary gets standing ovation at world premiere

A documentary about the racism faced by Australian of the Year and former Swans star Adam Goodes may be confronting but it's also about hope, its writer says.
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'Confronting' Goodes film also about hope

A documentary about the racism faced by Australian of the Year and former Swans star Adam Goodes may be confronting but it's also about hope, its writer says.
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Adam Goodes documentary set to make Festival debut

A documentary about AFL champion Adam Goodes charts the dual Brownlow medallist's successful playing career and controversy surrounding a 2013 racist incident.
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Festival debut for Adam Goodes documentary

A documentary about AFL champion Adam Goodes charts the dual Brownlow medallist's successful playing career and controversy surrounding a 2013 racist incident.
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Schoolchildren point out good reasons to support Adam Goodes

When Kanju Biri artist Kathryn Dodd Farrawell started painting a mural at Vaucluse Public School, she didn't intend to include AFL star Adam Goodes.
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Eddie McGuire reflects on 'heartbreaking' Adam Goodes documentary

The screening of The Final Quarter on Thursday has led to an emotional outpouring about the treatment of Adam Goodes.
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Was booing Goodes racist? By asking this question, Australia reaches a higher mark

The Adam Goodes documentary The Final Quarter, screened on television on Thursday night, confronted Australia with its casual racism - and that's a good thing.
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Trump's racist tweets have parallels to the abuse of Adam Goodes

It’s worth analysing this latest instance of presidential racism, because there’s a revealing logic to it that’s important to grasp.
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I walked out of the Adam Goodes' doco an angry man

Over the final three years of Adam’s career I wish I had of done more.
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AFL apologises to Adam Goodes for racism saga

The AFL has admitted it didn't do enough to call out the racism that overshadowed the end of Adam Goodes' career.
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