Photos: Invasion Day 2021 — Always was, always will be Aboriginal land

Tens of thousands of people have turned out for Invasion Day protests around the country, an indication of the shift in attitude towards the racist celebration of "Australia Day".

In Sydney, an overwhelmingly young crowd of some 10,000 people protested at Djarrbarrgalli (Sydney Domain), despite NSW Police threatening to issue fines.

Thousands turned out to Melbourne's (Naarm) protest where they marched from Parliament House to the Flinders Street intersection.

Adelaide reported one of its largest ever protests, as did Hobart with some 7000 people gathering. Hundreds marched in Darwin and Newcastle.

Up to 10,000 people protested in Meanjin/Brisbane to #AbolishAustraliaDay, reinforcing the growing numbers turning out to make a statement.

 

Abolish Australia Day. Sydney. Photo: Peter Boyle
Stop Black Deaths in Custody. Sydney. Photo: Pip Hinman
No Pride in Genocide. Sydney. Photo: Peter Boyle
Brisbane. Photo: Alex Bainbridge
Brisbane. Photo: Alex Bainbridge
Brisbane Invasion Day 2021 protest. Photo: Alex Bainbridge
Brisbane. Photo: Alex Bainbridge
Brisbane Invasion Day 2021 protest. Photo: Alex Bainbridge
Brisbane. Photo: Alex Bainbridge
Brisbane Invasion Day 2021 protest. Photo: Alex Bainbridge
Stop celebrating genocide. Abolish the date. Brisbane. Photo: Alex Bainbridge
Around 7000 people attended the Adelaide protest. Photo: Renfrey Clarke
A big crowd in Adelaide. Photo: Renfrey Clarke
Massive Invasion Day rally in Hobart around the slogan "change the date"
Hobart's rally called for "Change the Date". Photo: Rose Matthews.
Melbourne Invasion Day 2021 protest: Photo: Chloe DS
Melbourne. Photo: Chloe DS
Melbourne Invasion Day 2021 protest. Photo: Chloe DS
Melbourne. Photo: Chloe DS
Melbourne Invasion Day 2021 protest. Photo: Chloe DS
Melbourne. Photo: Chloe DS
Melbourne Invasion Day 2021 protest. Photo: Chloe DS
Melbourne. Photo: Chloe DS
Melbourne Invasion Day 2021 protest. Photo: Chloe DS
Captain Cook brought the first pandemic. Melbourne. Photo: Chloe DS
Darwin Invasion Day 2021
Darwin. Photo: Haskell Musry
Perth. Photo: Barry Healy
Perth: Photo: Alex Salmon
Melbourne: Photo: Gabriel Cameron
A Proud Boy tried to disrupt Melbourne's rally: Photo: Gabriel Cameron
Melbourne. Photo: Gabriel Cameron
Melbourne: Photo: Gabriel Cameron
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