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28 Nov 2019 | 09:59 AM UTC

Australia: Nationwide student strike and protests against climate change November 29

Students plan to strike and protest nationwide against climate change on November 29; heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions expected



Student activists are planning a nationwide strike on Friday, November 29, to demand government action against climate change. Participants have also called for several protests including:

Other protests are planned in major urban areas around the country. A heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions are expected in near all protest sites.


Individuals in Australia are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized traffic disruptions and a heightened security presence near demonstration sites, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.