Aussie man sues UK bosses claiming 'G'day sport' tag was racist

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Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): An Australian man, who has been working in the UK, has decided to sue bosses claiming colleagues made racist comments, including constantly greeting him with "G'day, sport".

According to the Daily Mail, Geoff Stephens, 48, who is originally from Adelaide, is a community warden who has lived in Britain for 26 years, and he stays with wife Christine and young family in Folkestone, Kent.

He said he was on a "cocktail of anti-depressants" because of the constant abuse, which he claims will "eventually kill him".

He added that he asked fellow wardens to stop making Australian jokes, but they continued.

Stephens has worked as a warden in Dymchurch, Kent, for six years, and he is part of a team of council-employed workers who help combat anti-social behaviour.

The former immigration officer, who used to work at the Port of Dover, has helped set up youth clubs in the area and is popular with locals.

He has been off sick since August with depression and is attending counselling sessions.

"I've only been able to sleep for three hours a night since August, and the physical and mental exhaustion will eventually kill me," News.com.au quoted him as saying. (ANI)

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