Pauline Hanson Says She'd Like To Give Girl Who Protested The National Anthem "A Kick Up The Backside"

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Pauline Hanson Says She'd Like To Give Girl Who Protested The National Anthem "A Kick Up The Backside" Pauline Hanson/Facebook

Pauline Hanson has said she’d like to give a nine-year-old who protested the national anthem a “kick up the backside”. 

The Queensland senator has uploaded a Facebook video in response to Harper Nielsen, a Brisbane school girl who is facing disciplinary action after she protested singing the national anthem.

“I’ve got no problems with standing your ground,” Hanson said in the video, adding: “we’re talking about a child who has no idea what is history, what is happening”.

Nielsen said she believed the national anthem did not fairly represent Indigenous Australians.

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Queensland Department of Education and Training said in a statement, Kenmore South has been in contact with Nielsen’s parents and the school allows students who do not wish to sing the anthem to stand outside.

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