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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Melbourne
September 21, 2021

Location: Melbourne, Victoria

Event:  The U.S. Consulate General has received reports of a large protest currently taking place in the Central Business District (CBD) of Melbourne today, September 21, 2021.

The protest is reportedly in opposition to the mandatory vaccination requirements and the two-week construction industry shutdown. Previous protests occasionally turned violent, resulting in injuries and police action.

The U.S. Consulate General in Melbourne is currently closed for routine in-person consular services. U.S. citizens in need of critical emergency services should contact MelbourneACS@state.gov or call (03) 9526-5900.

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