Police said they arrested 32 people and issued 265 fines for not having a reasonable excuse to travel outside their LGA or for failing to wear a face covering, but it was not clear how many of those were planning to attend a protest
- by Caitlin Fitzsimmons and Angus Thompson
For a start we should stop talking down to people who haven’t embraced the restrictions and weren’t first in line for the needle. Being double vaccinated makes you sensible not superior.
- by John Silvester
City streets will be barricaded and bus, tram and train services into the city halted this weekend in an effort to thwart an anti-lockdown rally planned for city streets.
- by Erin Pearson
A video posted on social media showed a Taliban fighter whipping one of the demonstrators as several women screamed and hurried away.
- by Nabih Bulos and Marcus Yam
His detention comes on the same day that tens of thousands of people rallied in support of embattled Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, with whom Miller met during his visit.
- by Felicia Sonmez and Terrence McCoy
Earlier, Salvadorans trying to download the Chivo digital wallet found it was unavailable on popular app stores.
- by Wilfredo Pineda
Two interstate truck drivers have been fined more than $2000 each following a protest on Monday morning that closed lanes on the M1 near the NSW border.
- by Cloe Read
Several trucks blocked the M1 southbound on the Gold Coast causing delays for motorists.
- by Cloe Read
Police are reviewing footage of the Sunday protest to identify people who now need to isolate if they crossed the border, as the Premier expressed her “disappointment”.
- by Stuart Layt
One protester carried a sign saying Qld’s Chief Health Officer was a “health hazard”, while another said the 830 cases in NSW on Sunday was “fate”.
- by Cloe Read and Tony Moore
Six police officers were hospitalised and more than 200 people were arrested during anti-lockdown protests that brought chaos to Melbourne’s CBD on Saturday.
- by Rachael Dexter, Cassandra Morgan and Tom Cowie