Labor MP Linda Burney has called for the federal government to intervene after a number of groups were sent letters and bills over their use of the Aboriginal flag. "I am incredibly concerned about the uncertainty around the Aboriginal flag," Ms Burney told SBS News on Tuesday. "The Aboriginal flag is a national symbol. It is recognised by everyone in this country. And the idea that it can be privately owned by a company to me just does not seem right." Indigenous charity sent bill for $2,200 WAM Clothing was given exclusive rights to use the flag on garments after a deal with Luritja designer Harold Thomas earlier this year. A not-for-profit Aboriginal medical service, the Indigenous Wellness Centre in Queensland, had to pay $2,200 to WAM Clothing last month for giving out T-shirts with the Aboriginal flag design to patients . WAM clothing claims it is the “exclusive […]