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16 Sep 2019 | 02:34 AM UTC

Australia: Nationwide student strike and protests against climate change September 20

Australia News Alert

Students plan to strike and protest nationwide against climate change on September 20; heightened security presence and associated transport disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/16/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/20/2019, 11:59 PM (Australia/Canberra). COUNTRY/REGION Australia, Brisbane, Canberra (ACT), Darwin, Hobart (Tasmania), Melbourne, Perth (Western Australia state), Sydney

Event

Student activists are planning a nationwide strike on Friday, September 20, to demand government action against climate change. Participants have also called for several protests including:

Other protests are planned in major urban areas around the country. A heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions are expected in near all protest sites.

Advice

Individuals in Australia are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized traffic disruptions and a heightened security presence near demonstration sites, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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