Tony Armstrong has hit back at online trolls after he was ridiculed for delivering a Welcome to Country at the Logies

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Tony Armstrong has hit again at on-line trolls after he was slammed for delivering a Welcome to Nation on the TV Week Logies Awards.

The ABC star acknowledged the normal house owners of the land whereas presenting with 2022 Australian of the Yr Dylan Alcott on the pink carpet occasion on Sunday night time.

His speech rapidly drew backlash with social media customers accusing the proud Barranbinya man of ‘going woke’ and ‘advantage signalling’. 

‘Acknowledgement of nation is advantage signalling that does nothing to additional the wellbeing of indigenous folks in Australia,’ one individual wrote on Twitter. ‘Specifically to a room of coke sniffing elites. It is time we drop this nonsense.’ 

Armstrong returned hearth and shut down his haters with a blunt and apt response.   

Tony Armstrong has hit back at online trolls after he was ridiculed for delivering a Welcome to Country at the Logies

Tony Armstrong has hit again at on-line trolls after he was ridiculed for delivering a Welcome to Nation on the Logies

Armstrong went on to win the Graham Kennedy Award for Most Popular New Talent

Armstrong went on to win the Graham Kennedy Award for Most Well-liked New Expertise

‘Shut up bro,’ he wrote. ‘I am a blackfulla and I’m obligation sure to respect the land I am on.’

His remark sparked an outpouring of help from followers who swooped in to defend him and commend the previous AFL participant for delivering the Welcome to Nation.

‘Dont let him shake you you might be firstly of the highest of your sport continue to grow previous this level lot higher issues to do together with your superior power up and past,’ one wrote.

One other added:  ‘It is his award, He received it. He can say no matter he desires. Do not prefer it? You win an award. You may say no matter you need. Easy actually.’

Armstrong went on to win the Graham Kennedy Award for Most Well-liked New Expertise.

He made an emotional acceptance speech thanking his mom for her unflagging help all through his profession. 

‘The previous cheese, my mum, she is a famous person, has performed every part for me and has been a famous person and I’d not be up right here with out her so a giant because of her and please give her a clap, she’s going to adore it again dwelling,’ he mentioned. 

The TV Week Logies Awards ended with a bang, with the Gold Logie Award for Most Well-liked Character on Australian Tv going to comic Hamish Blake, who gave a transferring speech as he accepted the coveted statuette for the second time.  

Additionally within the working for the award have been I am A Superstar… Get Me Out of Right here! Australia host Julia Morris, MasterChef Australia’s Melissa Leong, tv host Sonia Kruger, comic Tom Gleeson, and Dwelling and Away star Ray Meagher. 

In his acceptance speech, Hamish joked his Gold Logie counted as three as a result of none have been handed out in 2019 and 2020. 

Armstrong made an emotional acceptance speech thanking his mother for her unflagging support throughout his career

Armstrong made an emotional acceptance speech thanking his mom for her unflagging help all through his profession

The Logies Awards ended with a bang, with the Gold Logie Award for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television going to a very deserving winner. Comedian Hamish Blake (pictured) took home the coveted statuette

The Logies Awards ended with a bang, with the Gold Logie Award for Most Well-liked Character on Australian Tv going to a really deserving winner. Comic Hamish Blake (pictured) took dwelling the coveted statuette

The television personality thanked his wife, Zoë Foster Blake (right), and his two children, son Sonny and daughter Rudy

The tv persona thanked his spouse, Zoë Foster Blake (proper), and his two youngsters, son Sonny and daughter Rudy 

He additionally received the award in 2012, and claimed that he now technically had 4 Gold Logies. 

The tv persona thanked his spouse, Zoë Foster Blake, and his two youngsters, son Sonny and daughter Rudy. 

‘My lovely spouse, that is – you aren’t getting to face up right here until you’ve gotten superb folks behind you. You are essentially the most superb of individuals. 

‘You stole my search for tonight. I needed to rapidly discover this. Aside from that, I feel you do it higher anyway. Thanks, honey. And I’d additionally prefer to thank you realize, little shout out to our youngsters’.

He continued: ‘My youngsters are the favorite of all youngsters. They cannot be right here. They received final minute faux IDs and gone clubbing.’ 

Hamish joked that his Gold Logie counted as three because none were handed out in 2019 and 2020. He also won the award in 2012, and claimed that he now technically had four

Hamish joked that his Gold Logie counted as three as a result of none have been handed out in 2019 and 2020. He additionally received the award in 2012, and claimed that he now technically had 4

Hamish and his long-time collaborator and friend Andy Lee (left) posed together in the car park as the night came to an end

Hamish and his long-time collaborator and buddy Andy Lee (left) posed collectively within the automobile park because the night time got here to an finish

The television personality thanked his wife, Zoë Foster Blake (pictured), and his two children, son Sonny and daughter Rudy

The tv persona thanked his spouse, Zoë Foster Blake (pictured), and his two youngsters, son Sonny and daughter Rudy

'My beautiful wife, this is - you don't get to stand up here unless you have amazing people behind you. You're the most amazing of people,' he said

‘My lovely spouse, that is – you aren’t getting to face up right here until you’ve gotten superb folks behind you. You are essentially the most superb of individuals,’ he mentioned 

‘However I do know they may watch this tomorrow once I make them on YouTube,’ Hamish joked. 

‘So to my youngsters profitable an award is good. However the best prize is to be your dad. You are an important.’ 

Hamish concluded: ‘If you’re watching this, you are an insomniac and in addition any individual that helps Australian TV and we might not be right here with out you. So thanks to the folks at dwelling.’

Regardless of the thrilling end, the revamped present suffered a couple of teething points. 

The who’s who of Australian celebrities gathered on the Gold Coast for the glittering occasion, which received off to a tough begin. 

Receiving the primary award of the night time, Hamish Blake was left awkwardly fumbling although his acceptance speech when nobody handed him the precise Logie statuette. 

Chrissie, who showed off her recent weight loss in a black long-sleeved gown, was later seen exiting the venue solo as the night wrapped up

Chrissie, who confirmed off her latest weight reduction in a black long-sleeved robe, was later seen exiting the venue solo because the night time wrapped up 

The revamped show suffered a few teething issues before getting off to a thrilling finish. Pictured: Ryan McNaught and Hamish Blake

The revamped present suffered a couple of teething points earlier than getting off to an exciting end. Pictured: Ryan McNaught and Hamish Blake

'So to my kids winning an award is nice. But the greatest prize is to be your dad. You're the most important,' he added. The couple are pictured with their children

 ‘So to my youngsters profitable an award is good. However the best prize is to be your dad. You are an important,’ he added. The couple are pictured with their youngsters 

Hamish was accumulating the Logie for Most Well-liked Leisure Program for the present he hosts, Lego Masters, alongside co-star Ryan McNaught. 

He joked that he could must construct his personal award from Lego, earlier than an usher got here dashing out to lastly hand the pair their statuette. 

Subsequent Karl Stefanovic was left red-faced when presenting an award alongside Chrissie Swan, who sledged him for lacking rehearsals earlier within the day. 

Receiving the first award of the night, Hamish Blake was left awkwardly fumbling though his acceptance speech when no one handed him the actual Logie statuette

Receiving the primary award of the night time, Hamish Blake was left awkwardly fumbling although his acceptance speech when nobody handed him the precise Logie statuette

Hamish was collecting the Logie for Most Popular Entertainment Program for the show he hosts, Lego Masters, alongside co-star Ryan McNaught

Hamish was accumulating the Logie for Most Well-liked Leisure Program for the present he hosts, Lego Masters, alongside co-star Ryan McNaught 

He joked that he may have to build his own award from Lego, before an usher came dashing out to finally hand the pair their statuette

He joked that he could must construct his personal award from Lego, earlier than an usher got here dashing out to lastly hand the pair their statuette 

Chrissie joked, ‘I got here to rehearsal so I get to do the announcement’, to laughter from the group. 

‘I used to be in cocktails and goals. Residing my finest life. Simply getting up it,’ Karl instantly replied.   

Earlier, host Julia Morris took a crack at former Gold Logie winner Tom Gleeson, who was once more up for the prize this 12 months. 

Karl Stefanovic (right) was left red-faced when presenting an award alongside Chrissie Swan (left) who sledged him for missing rehearsals earlier in the day. Chrissie joked, 'I came to rehearsal so I get to do the announcement'

Karl Stefanovic (proper) was left red-faced when presenting an award alongside Chrissie Swan (left) who sledged him for lacking rehearsals earlier within the day. Chrissie joked, ‘I got here to rehearsal so I get to do the announcement’

'I was in cocktails and dreams. Living my best life. Just getting up it,' Karl immediately replied

‘I used to be in cocktails and goals. Residing my finest life. Simply getting up it,’ Karl instantly replied

‘We won’t legally talk about his Logie win,’ she quipped as Tom shot her a stormy look from the viewers. 

Julia was referring to Tom’s very controversial speech again in 2019. 

Tom divided the room along with his rambling, eight-minute Gold Logie acceptance speech which included a number of eyebrow-raising feedback. 

Earlier, host Julia Morris (pictured) took a crack at former Gold Logie winner Tom Gleeson, who was again up for the prize this year

Earlier, host Julia Morris (pictured) took a crack at former Gold Logie winner Tom Gleeson, who was once more up for the prize this 12 months

'We can't legally discuss his Logie win,' she quipped as Tom (pictured) shot her a stormy look from the audience. Julia was referring to Tom's very controversial speech back in 2019

‘We won’t legally talk about his Logie win,’ she quipped as Tom (pictured) shot her a stormy look from the viewers. Julia was referring to Tom’s very controversial speech again in 2019

There was a uncommon and touching efficiency from Jimmy Barnes, who was joined by his youngsters David Campbell and Mahalia Barnes. 

The trio placed on a rousing rendition of the traditional track Do You Love Me by The Contours. 

David and Jimmy’s contrasting vocals introduced the home down with the pair ending their track to large applause.  

There was a rare and touching performance from Jimmy Barnes (left), who was joined by his children David Campbell (right) and Mahalia Barnes

There was a uncommon and touching efficiency from Jimmy Barnes (left), who was joined by his youngsters David Campbell (proper) and Mahalia Barnes

The trio put on a rousing rendition of the classic song Do You Love Me by The Contours

The trio placed on a rousing rendition of the traditional track Do You Love Me by The Contours

Patti Newtown took half in a transferring tribute to her late husband, trade legend Bert Newton.  

‘Thanks, thanks very a lot for that lovely welcome and for this lovely man of mine, is not he fabulous! What am I going to do with out him!’ she started. 

‘I really did not suppose I used to be going to have the ability to do that tonight, as a result of it’s nonetheless very uncooked and I’ll by no means recover from him not being right here. However I do know he’s with me. And right here. And he’s inside me and my daughter’. 

Patti Newtown (pictured) took part in a moving tribute to her late husband, industry legend Bert Newton

Patti Newtown (pictured) took half in a transferring tribute to her late husband, trade legend Bert Newton

She then confirmed off a necklace she was carrying which bears Bert’s title. 

‘Lauren had this made for me so I will probably be carrying this without end round my neck. I’ll know who I’m and once I can’t bear in mind anymore, I’ll say who’s that? Will probably be Bert,’ she continued. 

‘Lauren and I used to sit down with him for hours and hours and we might reminisce about all of the fantastic issues that he did, as a result of he did do a variety of fabulous issues, and we might discuss in regards to the folks that he met and the reveals that he did and the way fantastic it was. We have been very happy with him as a result of he did undergo quite a bit, and he was very courageous and he simply by no means complained.’ 

'Thank you, thank you very much for that beautiful welcome and for this beautiful man of mine, isn't he fabulous! What am I going to do without him!' she began. A video tribute to Bert played on screen before her speech

‘Thanks, thanks very a lot for that lovely welcome and for this lovely man of mine, is not he fabulous! What am I going to do with out him!’ she started. A video tribute to Bert performed on display screen earlier than her speech 

She went on: ‘He at all times tried to search out one thing to stay up for. He had one thing to stay up for it as a result of he knew that Lauren and I and the grandchildren have been coming in to see him.

‘He had this factor the place he would say, ‘Not all people lives their dream’, however he did, and he beloved it, he actually did stay his dream. 

‘He began off in tv when WIN Tv simply started. He was 18 when he did his first Tonight Present, The Late Present on Channel 7.

‘He in contrast so many reveals, tons of of reveals like IMT and New Faces and naturally his 14 years on Good Morning Australia. It was fairly an achievement too. However it’s humorous, the one factor he actually beloved was this present. The Logies. 

'He made it his own and the more things that went wrong, the better he felt. You know how many people came up here drunk, getting their awards, it doesn't happen so much now, but in the early days, people came up and said stupid things and he would love it,' she said of Bert's love of the Logies

‘He made it his personal and the extra issues that went flawed, the higher he felt. You know the way many individuals got here up right here drunk, getting their awards, it would not occur a lot now, however within the early days, folks got here up and mentioned silly issues and he would adore it,’ she mentioned of Bert’s love of the Logies

‘This was his child. He completely beloved it as a result of it was a problem, and he was very fortunate to have his Govt Producer Peter Faiman give him the liberty and say to him, take some dangers and take an opportunity, make it your individual. And he did. 

‘He made it his personal and the extra issues that went flawed, the higher he felt. You know the way many individuals got here up right here drunk, getting their awards, it would not occur a lot now, however within the early days, folks got here up and mentioned silly issues and he would adore it. 

‘I used to be terrified that any individual would possibly heckle me right here tonight and I believed, don’t be concerned, Bert would love that, that’s what he would need. He had one other very large love and that was household. He beloved his mum and sister and brothers after which got here Matthew and Lauren. 

'I was terrified that somebody might heckle me here tonight and I thought, don't worry, Bert would love that, that is what he would want,' she said

‘I used to be terrified that any individual would possibly heckle me right here tonight and I believed, don’t be concerned, Bert would love that, that’s what he would need,’ she mentioned 

‘After which he had his six lovely grandchildren to focus on. And to like and adore as they do him. I’ve been his accomplice for 57 years, it’s a very long time. I do not want applause as a result of I’ve beloved each minute of these 57 years. 

‘He did say to me once we received married, we can have a couple of ups and downs, however it’ll by no means be boring. And he was so proper. It was by no means boring. I feel I’ve been very blessed that he selected me. 

‘I feel that’s the reason we’re so happy that to any extent further, the award for the Most Well-liked Presenter goes to be often called the Bert Newton Award for Most Well-liked Presenter. 

'We are so pleased that from now on, the award for the Most Popular Presenter is going to be known as the Bert Newton Award for Most Popular Presenter,' Patti said. She had earlier arrived on the red carpet alongside her daughter Lauren

‘We’re so happy that to any extent further, the award for the Most Well-liked Presenter goes to be often called the Bert Newton Award for Most Well-liked Presenter,’ Patti mentioned. She had earlier arrived on the pink carpet alongside her daughter Lauren 

‘I used to be solely considering at present, if I may simply ask him how he feels about this explicit award being named in his honour. And I’m completely sure that he would say, ‘What? Not the gold?’

‘I do wish to say thanks for the heat and the love that Bert has been proven and that lovely package deal that we have now simply seen, it’s fantastic, he by no means needed to be forgotten,’ she concluded. 

Tom Gleeson referenced his controversial 2019 Logies speech whereas presenting an award – and took a pop at Karl Stefanovic whereas he was at it. 

'I was only thinking today, if I could just ask him how he feels about this particular award being named in his honour. And I am absolutely certain that he would say, "What? Not the gold?"' Patti joked of what Bert would have thought. Bert is pictured at the Logies in 2018

‘I used to be solely considering at present, if I may simply ask him how he feels about this explicit award being named in his honour. And I’m completely sure that he would say, ‘What? Not the gold?” Patti joked of what Bert would have thought. Bert is pictured on the Logies in 2018

‘I’ve some recommendation, even when you suppose you aren’t going to win tonight, do not begin ripping into the pink wine. Even in case you are actually positive you are not going to win,’ he mentioned. 

‘I’m not apologising for being drunk, at the least I used to be drunk late at night time at an awards ceremony the place it belongs,’ he continued. 

‘I wasn’t drunk early within the morning on the third-highest score breakfast present. Am I proper Karl Stefanovic? I did it the place it belongs!’ he joked. 

Tom Gleeson (left) referenced his controversial 2019 Logies speech while presenting an award - and took a pop at Karl Stefanovic while he was at it. Pictured with Sophie Monk

Tom Gleeson (left) referenced his controversial 2019 Logies speech whereas presenting an award – and took a pop at Karl Stefanovic whereas he was at it. Pictured with Sophie Monk

'I wasn't drunk early in the morning on the third-highest rating breakfast show. Am I right Karl Stefanovic? I did it where it belongs!' he joked. Karl is pictured

‘I wasn’t drunk early within the morning on the third-highest score breakfast present. Am I proper Karl Stefanovic? I did it the place it belongs!’ he joked. Karl is pictured 

Tom added, addressing Karl: 'By the way, if you win the gold Logie tonight, we will know they have gone back to what they used to be, rigged!'

Tom added, addressing Karl: ‘By the best way, when you win the gold Logie tonight, we are going to know they’ve gone again to what they was, rigged!’

Tom added, addressing Karl: ‘By the best way, when you win the gold Logie tonight, we are going to know they’ve gone again to what they was, rigged!’ 

Tom was presenting alongside Sophie Monk, with the pair exchanging barbs that censors did not catch in time in the course of the stay broadcast. 

‘He would possibly come off like an a**gap d**khead, however he’s really actually pretty,’ she mentioned of Tom, who shot again: ‘Thanks trash bag.’

Tom was presenting alongside Sophie Monk, with the pair exchanging barbs that censors didn't catch in time during the live broadcast

Tom was presenting alongside Sophie Monk, with the pair exchanging barbs that censors did not catch in time in the course of the stay broadcast

'He might come off like an a**hole d**khead, but he is actually really lovely,' she said of Tom, who shot back: 'Thank you trash bag'

‘He would possibly come off like an a**gap d**khead, however he’s really actually pretty,’ she mentioned of Tom, who shot again: ‘Thanks trash bag’

Worldwide visitor Mel B appeared completely beautiful as she launched singer Calum Scott. 

The previous Spice Women star, whose actual title is Melanie Brown, mentioned that she informed Calum backstage that his music was her ‘responsible pleasure’. 

Mel appeared beautiful in a burnt orange gown with a excessive neckline that clung to her slender physique. 

International guest Mel B (pictured) looked absolutely stunning as she introduced singer Calum Scott

Worldwide visitor Mel B (pictured) appeared completely beautiful as she launched singer Calum Scott

The former Spice Girls star, whose real name is Melanie Brown, said that she told Calum (pictured) backstage that his music was her 'guilty pleasure'

The previous Spice Women star, whose actual title is Melanie Brown, mentioned that she informed Calum (pictured) backstage that his music was her ‘responsible pleasure’

Mel looked stunning in a burnt orange dress with a high neckline that clung to her slender physique

Mel appeared beautiful in a burnt orange gown with a excessive neckline that clung to her slender physique

Australian journalist Leigh Gross sales launched an emotional memorial efficiency from comic Tim Minchin, which was devoted to folks within the trade who handed over the previous couple of years.

A few of these talked about included Prisoner’s Pleasure Westmore, Dwelling and Away’s Dieter Brummer, The Paul Hogan Present’s John Cornell, entertainer Jeanne Little, A Nation Follow’s Lorrae Desmond, and music promoter Michael Gudinski.

Media persona Bert Newton and cricket legend Shane Warne closed out the tribute.

Comedian Tim Minchin (pictured) performed a heart-wrenching memorial tribute

Comic Tim Minchin (pictured) carried out a heart-wrenching memorial tribute 

The tribute included Bert Newton, Shane Warne, Jeannie Little, Michael Gudinski and many more

The tribute included Bert Newton, Shane Warne, Jeannie Little, Michael Gudinski and lots of extra

Ada Nicodemou had a little bit of a wardrobe malfunction as she glided to the stage to current an award. 

Carrying a surprising emerald inexperienced frock, the Dwelling and Away star unintentionally flashed her underwear as she walked to the microphone.  

The Venture was awarded Most Excellent Information Protection and the present’s star Lisa Wilkinson collected the award. 

Ada Nicodemou (left) had a bit of a wardrobe malfunction as she glided to the stage to present an award

Ada Nicodemou (left) had a little bit of a wardrobe malfunction as she glided to the stage to current an award

Wearing a stunning emerald green frock, the Home and Away star unintentionally flashed her underwear as she walked to the microphone

Carrying a surprising emerald inexperienced frock, the Dwelling and Away star unintentionally flashed her underwear as she walked to the microphone 

She devoted her Logie to Brittany Higgins, and gave a transferring speech.

‘This story is by far an important work I’ve ever performed. And I knew it from the very first cellphone name I had early final 12 months with a younger girl whose title she informed me was Brittany Higgins,’ she mentioned. 

‘4 extremely intense sleepless weeks later, when our story went to air, all the nation knew the title Brittany Higgins. As Brittany warned me earlier than we went to air, her story can be seen by lots of the strongest folks on this nation, not as a human downside, however as a political downside,’ Lisa continued. 

The Project was awarded Most Outstanding News Coverage and Lisa Wilkinson (pictured) collected the award. She dedicated her Logie to Brittany Higgins, and gave a moving speech

The Venture was awarded Most Excellent Information Protection and Lisa Wilkinson (pictured) collected the award. She devoted her Logie to Brittany Higgins, and gave a transferring speech

'Brittany Higgins was a political problem. And governments tend to like political problems to go away. But Brittany never did. And the truth is, this honour belongs to Brittany. It belongs to a 26-year-old woman's unwavering courage,' she said

‘Brittany Higgins was a political downside. And governments have a tendency to love political issues to go away. However Brittany by no means did. And the reality is, this honour belongs to Brittany. It belongs to a 26-year-old girl’s unwavering braveness,’ she mentioned 

‘Brittany Higgins was a political downside. And governments have a tendency to love political issues to go away. However Brittany by no means did. And the reality is, this honour belongs to Brittany. It belongs to a 26-year-old girl’s unwavering braveness. 

‘It belongs to a lady who mentioned ‘Sufficient’. It belongs to a lady who impressed greater than 100,000 thousand equally pissed exhausted ladies and men to take to the streets throughout this nation to roar in numbers too large to disregard. Brittany, thanks for trusting me.

‘Thanks for serving to to vary the nationwide dialog. And on behalf of the entire generations of girls to return, thanks Brittany for by no means giving up.’

'Thank you for helping to change the national conversation. And on behalf of all of the generations of women to come, thank you Brittany for never giving up.' Lisa said. Brittany Higgins is pictured

‘Thanks for serving to to vary the nationwide dialog. And on behalf of the entire generations of girls to return, thanks Brittany for by no means giving up.’ Lisa mentioned. Brittany Higgins is pictured

The most important honours of the night time kicked off, with the Excellent Actress Logie going to Anna Torv for The Newsreader, who accepted by way of a video message. 

Excellent Actor went to Richard Roxburgh for his starring position within the sequence Fires – nevertheless there was some amusement that Richard each didn’t attend the ceremony, nor ship a video message. 

Most Excellent Collection went to the ABC tv present The Newsreader, earlier than Hamish Blake took dwelling the Gold Logie. 

Hamish was the ultimate winner on the night and looked delighted with his award

Hamish was the last word winner on the night time and appeared delighted along with his award