Policing & protests during COVID-19

Tuesday, 21 April 2020 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm

How is Victoria Police enforcing the COVID-19 restrictions so far? We talk about the police response to a recent car convoy protest organised by Refugee Action Collective on Good Friday in Preston, as well as other concerns reported to covidpolicing.org.au

Melbourne Activist Legal Support (MALS) volunteers Jen Keene-McCann & Stephanie Blake plus Liberty Victoria spokesperson, barrister Michael Stanton join Done By Law to discuss.

Read more:

https://melbourneactivistlegalsupport.org/2020/04/04/statement-of-concern-unique-protest-squashed-by-police-due-to-covid-restrictions/

https://melbourneactivistlegalsupport.org/2020/04/13/statement-of-concern-good-friday-protest-suppressed-by-police-under-covid-restrictions/

https://libertyvictoria.org.au/content/media-release-%E2%80%93-refugee-protest-arrest-and-fines

Concerned? Consider signing on to Refugee Action Collective's statement:

https://rac-vic.org/2020/04/18/support-grows-for-rac-covid-convoy-protesters/

Tuesday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Current legal issues presented by the Federation of Community Legal Centres, giving an alternative view of proposed legislation changes.

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Members of the Federation of Community Legal Centres

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