Big Flag Mess
(News.co.au) MUSIC fans will be able to take Australian flags into the Big Day Out festival despite an attempt from organisers to lock out the "gang colours" they claim incited racial hatred last year.

Prime Minister John Howard said today it was "stupid and offensive" for Big Day Out promoter Ken West to attempt to stop fans taking Australian flags to Thursday's concert at the Sydney Showground. But BDO organisers insisted their plea to the expected crowd of 60,000 not to bring flags was "simply a request, not a command".

"If people show up with a flag they will not be refused entry if they have a valid ticket," a spokeswoman said. [see full story for more] - Click here for the Full Story

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