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Metro Tasmania is participating in the national “Racism. It Stops With Me” campaign with
advertisements on buses in Burnie, Launceston and Hobart.
Unveiling the Burnie bus advertisement today, Metro’s Chief Executive Officer Heather
Haselgrove said Metro strongly supported the campaign which aims to counter racism.
Prominent sports and community leaders, including Australian cricket captain Michael
Clarke and Sydney AFL player Adam Goodes, feature in the campaign’s national
advertisements and many businesses and organisations have signed up to support the
Ms Haselgrove said that six Metro employees were featured in bus ads including Metro
Chairperson Lynn Mason and bus driver David Snook in Burnie, Jackie Barnes and Ian
Leighton in Launceston and Melanie Lincoln and Graham Jones In Hobart.
“Metro actively supports a number of campaigns including those against bullying and we’re
very proud to support this campaign which encourages people to speak up and take a stand
against racism if they see or hear something,” she said.
“This is a campaign which invites all Australians to reflect on what they can do to counter
racism wherever it happens,” Ms Haselgrove said.