Crowds are constructing in Melbourne’s CBD as they protest the state’s pandemic invoice.
A sluggish march is starting down Bourke Road with 1000’s of individuals in attendance.
Protesters are carrying indicators that say “freedom” and carrying t-shirts with “my body, my choice” written on them as they march down the road.
Professional-vaccination protesters have additionally stuffed Melbourne CBD.
The protesters are carrying “pro vax, anti-fascist” indicators.
Hundreds of protesters are in Hyde Park as a part of the “freedom rallies”. NSW Police introduced they’re conducting a “high visibility” operation within the space.
Individuals have arrived with each carrying and draped in Australia and Eureka flags.
The protesters will also be heard chanting “freedom” together with the sound of drums.
9News reporter Airlie Walsh stated lots of the individuals in Sydney’s CBD are protesting vaccine mandates and former lockdown measures.
The “freedom rallies” are anticipated to happen in main cities throughout Australia, whereas counter-protests have additionally been deliberate.
Professional-vaccination protests have already begun in Brisbane CBD.
It’s anticipated anti-vaccination protesters will even arrive within the metropolis shortly.
Among the many crowd, someone carried a pretend gallows with three nooses strung from it.
The group protested the Public Well being and Wellbeing Modification (pandemic administration) Invoice 2021, which handed the decrease home in October.
It comes as NSW recorded a drop in COVID-19 instances as we speak, reporting 182 infections.
Victoria additionally noticed a fall in instances, recording 1166 new COVID-19 instances.