Australia is currently banning outdoor gatherings of people and not allowing any protests.
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020 ... n-protest/
This is how free speech works "down under", apparently.
The Victorian government managed to get state of emergency powers extended for another 6 months (when MP's from the greens crossed the aisle) these laws give police draconian powers to come and... well do this.
Welding people into their homes is probably also on the list.
Here's the video, it is quite the drama
This is exactly what her Facebook post said:
Saturday at 11 AM
Freedom Day Ballarat
All social distancing measures are to be followed so we don't get arrested please.
Please wear a mask unless you have a medical reason not to.
September 5th is FREEDOM DAY!
As some of you may have seen the government has gone to extreme measures and are using scare tactics through the media to prevent the Melbourne protest.
Here in Ballarat we can be a voice for those in stage 4 lockdowns.
We can be seen and heard and hopefully make a difference!
STAND FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
WE LIVE IN A "FREE" COUNTRY.
Meet at the bottom of Sturt Street/End of Bridge
Mall at 11am
Make a sign and see you there!