Protest for the Right to Protest!
Tuesday 23 February 2016 – starting midday
Parliament House, Harvest Tce, West Perth
Mark McGowan MP (Opposition Leader, Labor)
Lynn MacLaren MLC (Greens)
Kate Davis (Lawyer)
Robert Eggington (Nyoongar leader)
Union speaker TBC
Father Chris Bedding
The Barnett government is trying to rush through legislation to curtail our right to protest. They want to make it an offence to carry a “thing” with the ‘presumed’ intention of impeding lawful activity.
This incredibly vague wording has horrible implications for anybody fighting for what’s right in Western Australia. Read the Bill in full here, it is brief: http://www.parliament.wa.gov.au/Parliament/Bills.nsf/1E00CF48C52EF57848257DF6000AA4DF/$File/Bill114-1.pdf
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/960812823998993/963116023768673/