Aboriginal activists have demanded ‘every black person’ should be handed $1 million in ‘reparations’ for having their land ‘stolen’ when British settlers arrived on Australia Day.
Other speakers said they will ‘never celebrate Australia Day’ and want to be ‘liberated from this country’ in speeches to more than 5,000 ‘Invasion Day’ protesters in Sydney.
Demonstrators also gathered in cities across the rest of Australia to protest the national holiday, one protester climbing a statue of Queen Victoria in Brisbane with a ‘not The Queen’s land’ banner.
Protesters swarmed into The Domain near the Sydney CBD from 9am despite coronavirus restrictions preventing the huge marches of last year and ones before.
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