Photos: Protesters return to the streets for abortion access

Protests for abortion access in Australia were organised on the weekend of July 5–6 in several cities.

The largest was in Melbourne, where several thousand people marched.

Melbourne. Photo: Marcus Greville

The Melbourne protest, called from the pro-choice rally organised the week before, drew several hundred people. It was chaired by Liz Walsh from Victorian Socialists and heard from Greens City of Yarra councillor Gabrielle de Vietrishe, among others.

Kim Bullimore spoke about the consequences of First Nations people not having access to abortion rights. Photo: Marcus Greville
Brisbane. Photo: Alex Bainbridge

"Free abortion on demand without apology" led the 250-strong march for abortion rights in Meanjin/Brisbane on July 9. The protest was called by Equal Love.

Brisbane. Photo: Alex Bainbridge
Brisbane. Photo Alex Bainbridge
Sydney. Photo: Rigmor Berg

The Sydney protest, called by Community Action for Rainbow Rights, drew 100 people. A speaker from the United States spoke about how women's dreams are being smashed.

Sydney: Rigmor Berg
Perth. Photo: Alex Salmon
Perth. Photo: Alex Salmon