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21 Sep 2020 | 02:53 AM UTC

Australia: Extinction Rebellion activists to stage protest in Brisbane on September 21

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Extinction Rebellion activists to stage protest in Brisbane on September 21; localized disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/21/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/22/2020, 11:59 PM (Australia/Melbourne). COUNTRY/REGION Brisbane

Event

Extinction Rebellion activists are to stage a protest in Brisbane on Tuesday, September 21, over the government's approach to climate change issues. Participants are set to gather in the Central Business district (CBD) at King George Square; a time for the event has not been specified. Hundreds of people are anticipated to attend the protest; clashes between activists and police can not be ruled out.

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 Brisbane 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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