The Gold Coast SUNS Football Club wish to make the below statement following the public release of a two-year old video.

“We apologise for our actions for which there is no excuse and we take full responsibility for our behaviour,” SUNS Senior Coach Stuart Dew said. 

The SUNS were made aware of the video and have cautioned the employees about their actions. 

“The behaviour that took place and the filming and distribution of the footage was not appropriate and we have taken responsibility for what has happened ,” GC SUNS General Manager Football Jon Haines said. 

Both Stuart Dew and Jon Haines will personally donate $5000 each to the programs that AFL Cape York house supports including providing educational, employment and training opportunities for young indigenous men from some of Far North Queensland’s most remote communities.

The Gold Coast SUNS fully understand the position they have within the Queensland community.