Video: 'Rooting for Wallabies' ad causes controversy in Australia before Lions test.

Jun 10, 2013

The tongue-in-cheek ad, daubed across a field on the approach to Melbourne international airport ahead of Australia's rugby series with the British and Irish Lions, shows a wallaby in an Australia jersey winking as he hugs a red-shirted lion from behind. Victorian state Environment Minister Ryan Smith was not impressed, saying the offensive sign should be removed.

 

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