The AFL has responded to criticism after it asked for volunteers to be apart of the Grand Final entertainment.
The league came under fire from many in the entertainment industry after a casting call was revealed, asking for “volunteer performers” for “a large scale event in Brisbane on the 24th of October 2020”.
That was in reference to the Grand Final, which will be held at the Gabba for the first time.
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“For this large scale performance to take place we are seeking strong performers who are 15 years and over to take part as a volunteer performer,” it said.
“This will be a once in a lifetime opportunity for them, as it will be the largest mass scale televised event of the year.
“All performers will be engaged as volunteer…