PHOTOS: Sydney's March in May -- thousands oppose Abbott's budget

Monday, May 19, 2014

Tens of thousands marched against Abbott government in six cities around Australia on May 18. The march in Sydney was bigger than the March In March demonstration. Peter Boyle, who took the photos below, estimates it was about 15,000-strong. He said: "It stretched more than two and half times the distance between Central Station and Victoria Park (where it ended). The recent horror budget angered many and the crowd overwhelmingly demanded that the opposition parties block the budget in the Senate -- where they have the numbers until July."

See photos of Perth's March in May and the Melbourne "Bust the budget" protest.

From GLW issue 1009