Lorena Allam is a descendent from the Gamilaraay and Yawalaraay nations of northwest NSW and is the Guardian’s Indigenous affairs editor, recently Lorena wrote an article titled “Freeing the Aboriginal flag: how a ‘uniting symbol’ ended up in the hands of a few”.

Our second guest is Laura Thompson from “Clothing The Gap” in Victoria.
Back in 2019, Laura and many Indigenous owned and operated businesses were hit with a “cease and desist” letter from WAM Clothing. WAM Clothing has exclusive worldwide copyright of the Aboriginal flag.