PNG Solution Protests Sweep Australia

Today marked a National Day of Action in protest against the government’s PNG Solution.

3000 People nationwide marched in capital cities, with Melbourne leading the largest rally.  In Brisbane, speakers Penny Spalding from the Queensland Teachers Union, Greens candidate Rachel Jacobs, St Mary’s priest in exile Terry Fitzpatrick and other speakers addressed a crowd of 250, before taking to the streets.

Speech audio is available here (Audio recordings courtesy of David Jackmanson).

Photos of the Brisbane rally can be seen by going here, or viewing the small selection below:

PNG Solution Protest 24 Aug 2013

PNG Solution Protest 24 Aug 2013

PNG Solution Protest 24 Aug 2013

PNG Solution Protest Aug 24 2013

PNG Solution Protest 24 Aug 2013

PNG Solution Protest 24 Aug 2013

PNG Solution Protest 24 Aug 2013


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