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19 Sep 2020 | 07:25 PM UTC

Australia: Protest scheduled to be held in Melbourne on September 20

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Protests over COVID-19 restrictions scheduled to be held in Melbourne on September 20; localized disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/19/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/20/2020, 11:59 PM (Australia/Melbourne). COUNTRY/REGION Melbourne

Event

A protest is scheduled to take place in Melbourne on Sunday, September 20, over restrictions implemented due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Participants are set to gather from around 13:00 (local time), although organizers of the protest will reportedly announce the exact location of the event at 12:30 on Sunday. A smaller protest will reportedly take place at around 07:00, with the exact location to be revealed at 06:30.

Associated business and transportation disruptions are to be anticipated in the vicinity of the protest, as well as a heightened security presence.

Advice

Those in Melbourne are advised to monitor developments, avoid protests and large public gatherings as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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