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Sydney’s Invasion Day Events

This year Invasion Day rallies are set to push on despite COVID-19 and an immense heatwave in the east. Face masks will be mandatory across all events and protests will be divided into smaller groups to comply with social distancing. Sydney Invasion Day Events A vigil will be held at Barangaroo Reserve from dusk till …

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Invasion Day 2021

Senator Lidia Thorpe to give Juanita Nielson memorial lecture

Senator Lidia Thorpe will be delivering the 2020 Juanita Nielsen Memorial Lecture tomorrow evening (Tuesday, December 15, 2020). Gunnai-Gunditjmara woman Lidia Thorpe is an activist and Greens Senator in Victoria. Ms Thorpe is the first Aboriginal Senator from Victoria and the first Aboriginal woman to sit in the Victorian Parliament. Before entering Parliament, Lidia Thorpe …

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Police Powers & Protests: What are your legal rights?

A free webinar featuring Principal Solicitor Peter O’Brien is taking place tonight (Wednesday, December 9, 2020) to provide simple and clear guidance on your legal rights during protests. Barrister Felicity Graham, Principal Solicitor of the Shopfront Youth Legal Centre and our own Principal Peter O’Brien will be on the panel, hosted by the police accountability …

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Media Statement from Paul Silva – Supreme Court decision on Justice for David Dungay Jnr protest.

NSW SUPREME COURT DECISION- 26 JULY REGARDING DAVID DUNGAY JR PROTEST ON TUESDAY 28 JULY 2020 O’Brien Criminal & Civil Solicitors instructing Ms Felicity Graham, barrister, have litigated against the NSW Police Commissioner‘s attempts to prohibit the Justice for David Dungay protest. MEDIA RELEASE STATEMENT FROM MR PAUL SILVA “Me and my family are disappointed …

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David Dungay Death In Custody

MEDIA RELEASE: Commissioner of Police v Taylah Gray

MEDIA RELEASE Commissioner of Police v Taylah Gray Protest organisers for the Black Lives Matter protest to be held 1pm, Sunday 5 July, Civic Park in Newcastle have been informed by the NSW Police Commissioner that their proposal of a public assembly will be taken to the NSW Supreme Court tomorrow morning.  The application by the …

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Victory – Appeal won – Black Lives Matter vigil and rally can legally proceed

Black Lives Matter (BLM) vigil and rally can proceed: Court of Appeal The NSW Appeal Court has overturned yesterday’s Supreme Court decision on the planned protest to be held in Sydney at 3pm this afternoon. “This is a victory for the thousands of people who want to join the call to end police brutality and …

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MEDIA RELEASE: SUPREME COURT OF NSW DECISION REGARDING DEATHS IN CUSTODY PROTEST

MEDIA RELEASE Supreme Court of NSW decision regarding deaths in custody protest A peaceful rally and vigil for George Floyd, David Dungay and for all black deaths in custody around the world was scheduled to proceed tomorrow, on Saturday 6 June 2020 at Town Hall Square, Sydney. This afternoon the Supreme Court has ruled that …

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The Roll-Out of Police Drones in Melbourne

In another step towards a Big Brother state, the Victorian Government will roll out police drones to monitor crowds at major Melbourne events. Following the launch of the state’s first-ever specialist drone unit, the unmanned aircraft will hover over locations deemed “high risk”. These include locations such as the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Police Inspector …

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NSW Police Community Engagement Day – Fairfield Eyewatch

NSW Police Force will host Sydney’s largest community engagement and awareness event in the city’s south west on Saturday. Fairfield Local Area Command will host the third annual NSW Police Community Engagement Day at Fairfield High School between 10am and 3pm Saturday (6 September 2014). The event, in its fourth year will showcase the varied …

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