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‘No Indians or Asians’ job advertisement triggers outrage in Australia


A contractor of Australia’s supermarket chain Coles has come under fire for publishing a job advertisement, which barred Indians or Asians from applying.

“Store requires no Indians or Asians please. Must speak English (sic)”, read the online ad posted on Sunday.

The ad on the Gumtree website sought cleaners for a supermarket at Eastlands Shopping Centre in Hobart, according to local media reports.

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