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Thursday, February 15, 2007

 

Greer out, Irwin in

‘She bagged him after he was fatally speared by a stingray – but Steve Irwin has overshadowed outspoken feminist Germaine Greer from beyond the grave.

His portrait has replaced the study of the writer and academic on the walls of Australia’s National Portrait Gallery.

The photograph of Greer, who penned a scathing criticism of Irwin days after his death, was pulled from the gallery and a portrait of the wildlife warrior installed in her place last week.’




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