Tag Archives: Protesters

PROTEST HIJACK FEARS – Thursday September 20 2012

– Police have admitted a pro-Islam rally to be held in Melbourne on Sunday is being hijacked by violent groups intent on mayhem. Deputy Commissioner Tim Cartwright said people known to have a history of violence were behind the protest, … Continue reading

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SHOE MAY END UP ON OTHER FOOT – Monday January 30 2012

– Pressure is mounting on the Prime Minister, with the Australia Day debacle torpedoing Labor’s attempts to woo voters back. The Opposition is using Julia Gillard’s refusal to call for an inquiry into her staff’s behaviour as another weapon to … Continue reading

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ANGER FLARES UP AS PROTESTS CONTINUE – Saturday January 28 2012

– Activists including children burned an Australian flag and vowed to keep protesting against political leaders during another display of anger in Canberra yesterday. A 15-year-old Aboriginal girl, alongside activist Wayne Coco-Wharton, proudly helped light the flag outside Parliament House. … Continue reading

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RALLY TAKES THE CAKE – Saturday October 29 2011

– Occupy Melbourne may ruin the wedding plans of couples wanting to celebrate their special day in Treasury Gardens. Several couples are planning to hold ceremonies, post-wedding celebrations and picture opportunities in the gardens today, where protesters plan to establish … Continue reading

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