Demonstration Alert – U.S. Mission Australia

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Mission Australia (June 4, 2020)

Locations: Sydney, Newcastle, Byron Bay, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth

Event:  Demonstrations are scheduled for Saturday, June 6, 2020, at the following locations and times:

  • 20 Lee Street, Sydney – 3:00 pm
  • Civic Park, Newcastle – 2:00 pm
  • Byron Bay Recreation Grounds, Byron Bay – 2:00 pm
  • King George Square, Brisbane – 1:00 pm
  • Queen Street Mall, Brisbane – 12:00 pm
  • Parliament House, Melbourne – 2:00 pm
  • Victoria Square (Tarndanyangga), Adelaide – 12:00 pm
  • S. Embassy, Canberra – 3:00 pm

A demonstration is scheduled for Saturday, June 13, at 12:00 pm at Hyde Park, Perth.

The groups intend to protest the death in the United States of George Floyd and the deaths of people of color in police custody. Demonstrations may occur at other locations and times.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.