Solidarity with the French Citizens Assembly on Climate
By Matt Hrkac, 09 May 2021
A small action outside the Consulat General Honoraire de France à Melbourne to stand in solidarity with the French Citizens Assembly on Climate - recommendations of which were rejected by President Emmanuel Macron and the French Government. View full album.
Rally: Keep fighting for refugees - end mandatory detention
By Matt Hrkac, 08 May 2021
Rally called by the Campaign Against Racism and Fascism (CARF) in support of the Medevac refugees currently being detained in the Park Hotel, Carlton (and elsewhere in Australia) and demanding their release. View full album.
Ellen Sandell, Victorian MP for Melbourne.
Combined Refugee Action Group (CRAG) action outside Sarah Henderson's office
By Matt Hrkac, 06 May 2021
A small action outside of the offices of Senator Sarah Henderson in Geelong, organised by the Combined Refugee Action Group (CRAG), in protest against the federal government's asylum seeker policies. View full album.
Snap rally: No more Park Hotel prisoners
By Matt Hrkac, 05 May 2021
Snap rally called by the Campaign Against Racism and Fascism (CARF) in response to the announcement that 10 Medevac refugees detained in Adelaide would be transferred to the Park Hotel in Carlton, where 26 refugees are currently being detained. View full photo album.
Extinction Rebellion Youth: 'Swarm The City' Melbourne action
By Matt Hrkac, 29 April 2021
A small group of Extinction Rebellion Youth activists took to the streets of Melbourne on the evening of 28 April 2021 to demand action on the climate crisis. View full photo album.
National Day of Action: Stop Black Deaths In Custody - Melbourne/Naarm
By Matt Hrkac, 11 April 2021
Rally held in Melbourne as part of a national day of action, called by Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance, to mark 30 years since the Final Report was handed down following the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, and to protest against a lack of government action on the recommendations contained in the report. View full photo album.
Palm Sunday 2021 - Walk For Justice For Refugees in Melbourne
By Matt Hrkac, 30 March 2021
Photos from the annual Palm Sunday 2021 Walk For Justice For Refugees rally in Melbourne. View full photo album.
Extinction Rebellion - Melbourne Autumn Rebellion / week of mass disruption
By Matt Hrkac, 29 March 2021
Photos from Extinction Rebellion's week of mass disruption in Melbourne. View the full collection.
Healthcare workers and supporters stage a die-in at the intersection in front of the Victorian Parliament.
The Red Rebel Brigade make their first appearance of the week on the steps of the Victorian Parliament.
Uncle Bill Nicholson Jr, Wurundjeri Elder, leads a Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony at Camp Carlton, which officially opened the Autumn Rebellion.
Sybil Disobedients lead a walk through of the concourse at Southern Cross Train Station to the Batman Hill monument, where companies contributing the most to the climate crisis were pointed out.
Protesters hit the streets for the first major action of the Autumn Rebellion.
Red Rebels make an appearance as a die-in is staged at a busy intersection in the Melbourne CBD.
Several protesters were arrested after refusing to move off the intersection.
Protesters hit the streets at peak hour once again for day 2 of the Autumn Rebellion.
A heavy police presence was present as several protesters locked on at a busy intersection in the Melbourne CBD.
Red Rebels make another appearance.
Sybil Disobedients lead a dance through the streets of Melbourne, in protest against Vic Forests for allowing logging in Victoria's old growth forests.
Police presence was heavy for the duration of the march.
In contrast to the sombre affair of the Sybils forest dance, the politicians' BBQ (of the planet) was high energy and satirical.
En route to the NewsCorp headquarters in Melbourne's Docklands for the March Against Murdoch.
Rupert Murdoch leads his minions.
A die in is staged at the front entrance of the NewsCorp building, flanked by a heavy police presence.
A police officer holds the head of Rupert Murdoch, seemingly not knowing what to do with it.
XR Youth stage a climate justice street party through the Melbourne CBD.
A heavy police presence was also present.
Women's march for climate justice.
Several protesters glued on at and occupied the Flinders Street Station intersection.
Capping off a huge week of climate justice action: DISCO-bedience for climate action.
A die-in was also staged.
Protesters jumped into and danced in the fountain at Carlton Gardens afterwards.