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Canberra Weekly’s 2020 in review: June

In June, as restrictions began easing and the ACT slowly started to re-open, we learnt more about the long-term effects of the pandemic and the world was gripped by Black Lives Matter...

Six arrested at Black Lives Matter protest in Sydney

Three females and three males have been arrested at a Black Lives Matters protest in Sydney the protest was deemed an unauthorised public gathering.

Celebrating Canberra’s culturally diverse community leaders

Accomplished Canberra community leaders Cindy Mitchell, Dion Devow and Francis Owusu were all moved by the recent Black Lives Matter protests.

Dheiu Mading: The man behind Canberra’s BLM protest

“I came here as a refugee and we know what a bad day looks like, but whatever racism I have received here is nothing compared to what Indigenous people are copping in their own damn country,” says Sudanese-Australian, Dheiu Mading.

Canberra Black Lives Matter protesters share their views

Participants at the Black Lives Matter protest at Parliament House in Canberra yesterday share their views with CW journalist Cassandra Power.

Canberrans stand, and kneel, in solidarity for Black Lives Matter

Hundreds of Canberrans stood, and knelt, outside Parliament House this afternoon (Saturday 6 June), in solidarity with the worldwide Black Lives Matter protest movement against police brutality and racial inequality. The protests were...

Canberra Black Lives Matter protests continue into weekend

Following Friday 5 June’s Black Lives Matter protest, at least 500 Canberrans will participate in a protest outside Parliament House on 6 June from 3pm.