Results for sydney invasion day

Add to feed Create your own feed

Latest

Western Sydney burger restaurant Downtown Brooklyn is facing online backlash over its social media post criticising “Invasion Day bandwangoners”.

Thousands gathered in Sydney on Australia Day – the country's national day and anniversary of the arrival of the British First Fleet in 1788 – to protest against the mistreatment of indigenous peoples. For many Indigenous Australians, the holiday is known as "Invasion Day."

Up to 3,000 protesters attended the Invasion Day rally in Sydney's Domain, with a small number of people later arrested.

A last-minute peace deal brokered between Sydney Police officers and Invasion Day protesters has seen the demonstration go ahead in the CBD, with thousands rallying to change the date. @DamoNews  #9News 

The January 26 public holiday marks the date the British fleet sailed into Sydney Harbour in 1788 to start a penal colony, viewing the land as unoccupied despite encountering settlements. But for many Indigenous Australians, it is "Invasion Day".

It was mostly peaceful, but there were some ugly scenes as police tried to deal with protesters at Sydney's 'Invasion Day' rally. About 3,000 turned out in the Domain, despite being warned the gathering was illegal. #7NEWS 

tweet picture

As four people were arrested in Sydney at an ‘Invasion Day’ protest, Scott Morrison has defended celebrating January 26 – a date on which he says ‘the course of this land changed forever’.

Four protestors have been arrested following Invasion Day rallies in Sydney which have been attended by more than 1000 people. 🔒 #wanews  #perthnews 

tweet picture

Loading
Loading

Most relevant

Sydney Invasion Day rally organisers double down after late-night legal action

Police warn people at Sydney Invasion Day protest could be fined, arrested

Indigenous organisers of a large ‘Invasion Day’ rally scheduled for 26 January in Sydney are pushing ahead with the event despite COVID-19 restrictions.

Thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Sydney for Australia's national day, with many referring to it as "Invasion Day."

Marchers in Sydney's Invasion Day protest walk from Aboriginal Tent Embassy to Town Hall.

Loading
Loading