A group of leading representatives from the Convoy to Canberra campaign have been let into Parliament House, as crowds of demonstrators rallied outside the building.
United Australia Party MP, Craig Kelly – who has been a advocate for free choice – negotiated for a small group of protesters to be signed in as his visitors for the day, including Graham Hook, John Larter and more.
Kelly had been trying to let a group of protesters to enter parliament, which has been closed to the public during the sitting week because of COVID-19 protocols, to hand a list of demands to the government.
The group released a photo of the list of demands made through the day:
The group has been calling for an end to vaccine mandates, as well as overreaching pandemic powers.
The Convoy to Canberra campaign has been holding protests at Parliament for more than a week, while also targeting the governor-general’s residence and the National Press Club.
Government senator, Gerard Rennick, was also among those protesting outside Parliament House.
The Liberal Senator said he was working to make sure children were not vaccinated without informed consent.
Outside, there was a large police presence around Parliament House, with protesters forced to stay inside large orange barricades set up on the front lawns.
Police had warn Saturday’s protests, now with the resumption of parliament this week, will be the largest yet.
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