A group closely affiliated with Melbourne Football Club is planning its season launch event at one of the country’s oldest male-only members clubs, the Australian Club in Melbourne.
- Melbourne Football Club’s key supporter group is holding a function at a male-only club
- The Australian Club in Melbourne excludes women from membership
- Women’s group Respect Victoria says the choice of venue sends the wrong message
The event, promoted on the group’s social media page, is being held on March 9, the day after International Women’s Day.
Featured guests on the night will include Melbourne Football Club president Glen Bartlett and former AFL players Gary Pert, Mark Williams, Adem Yze, Alan Richardson and Gary Lyon.
According to Melbourne…