A Coles contractor has been slammed for a racist job advertisement, banning Indian or Asian applicants from applying in Tasmania.
The online ad, posted on Sunday, was seeking cleaners for a supermarket at Eastlands Shopping Centre.
"Store requires no Indians or Asians please. Must speak English (sic)," the ad read.
According to the Voice of Tasmania, the ad, posted on the Gumtree website, sparked outrage on social media sites, with people calling for the boycotting of the store.
"Which supermarket is this so I can boycott them?" one outraged Facebook user said.
The ad was later removed.
'Indians' Black skin highlights gold'
Indians have black skin that highlights gold jewellery, a state-run Chinese daily says in an article that goes on to observe that even girls begging on roadsides have a "gold nail in the nose".
The Indian government plans to issue "paper gold" to encourage people to purchase gold reserved in banks. Many Indians still scramble for this, which reflects Indian affection and reliance for gold, it said.