Queensland's opposition leader has acknowledged a video made by the Gold Coast youth branch of the Liberal National Party is racist.
Chair of the Gold Coast Young LNP Barclay McGain, another teenager who made racist remarks about Australian Aboriginal culture and a third party member who put the video online were suspended by the party on Tuesday.
The party's leader Deb Frecklington said the video and its contents were inappropriate and the party would act.
On Wednesday, she acknowledged it was racist.
"I've said they were racist, I've actually said they were inappropriate, and I've said that I apologise for them," Ms Frecklington said.
When asked why she hadn't condemned the young men further, she simply said her response was measured and consistent.
"Yesterday I said the comments were inappropriate, I said that the party would act, and the party has acted," she added.
"I apologise for the comments."
Ms Frecklington said the remarks and actions of the young men will trail them for the rest of their lives, and that she believed they'd learnt their lesson.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch had called on Ms Frecklington to apologise, however she said the political leader had unnecessarily inflamed the situation.
The trio are also being investigated by the party's internal disputes committee, which will make recommendations to the party's state executive next year.
Mr McGain, who was filmed interviewing the boy on the Gold Coast, was seen laughing when the teen said: "I'm fed up with having all these sports stars stand out on our stages and not sing the national anthem.
"I mean we've got to stop celebrating a culture that couldn't even invent the bloody wheel for God's sake. We've got to start enjoying and living in Western culture."
Mr McGain told AAP on Tuesday "the powers that be" had banned him from commenting about the incident.
Another video emerged on Tuesday of Mr McGain impersonating Donald Trump at the Great Wall of China.
The video, posted on Youtube last year, shows Mr McGain saying "this is not the greatest wall but it's a great wall ... We're going to build the greatest wall, it is going to be to keep out the Mexicans, not the Mongolians, or the chikedy chongs, not Genghis Khan bing bong, bing bong."