Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Canberra, Australia (January 25, 2022)
Location: Parliamentary Triangle
Event: U.S. citizens are advised that members of several protest groups intend to demonstrate around the parliamentary triangle in Canberra throughout the day on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Expect disruptions to traffic in the area during the event.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the area.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Avoid crowds.
- Avoid demonstrations.
- Keep a low profile and stay clear of any protest activity.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
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