Sydney Palm Sunday march takes up war, refugees and climate emergency

April 11, 2022

The Palm Sunday march on April 10 took up the intersecting issues of war, refugees and the climate emergency.

A moving Welcome to Country was given by Aunty Rhonda Dixon-Grosvenor. A rally, which preceded the march from Belmore Park to Victoria Park, was addressed by Nick Deane Independent and Peaceful Australia Network  Maria Tiimon, from the Pacific island nation of Kiribati; Lutheran Assistant Bishop Richard Schwedes; Shukufa Tahiri, an Afghan woman refugee; Glenn Kolomeitz, Australia Afghan war veteran and Afghan refugee campaigner; Anastasia, Ukrainian-Australian advocate against Russian invasion of Ukraine and Amber Flohm, Senior Vice-President, NSW Teachers Federation.

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