Australia Day: Thousands defy Covid rules in ‘Invasion Day’ protests


But it is not the only issue. In Queens Gardens, crowds chanted the name of “Aunty Sherry” – an Indigenous Australian woman found dead in a Brisbane police station last year. The crisis of Aboriginal deaths in custody – almost 450 since a 1991 Royal Commission – dominated Black Lives Matter protests in Australia, and remains a pressing concern.

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