Many thousands of Australians have participated in #FreedomDay protests today against ongoing coronavirus restrictions.
Much of the country remained peaceful, whilst police in Sydney and Melbourne chose to instigate dramatic scenes with protesters at the events.
Tens of thousands of Australians are preparing to participate in Freedom Day protests across the country against coronavirus restrictions.
Following the first round of rallies in May, the date has been marked for 5 September 2020. Police have slammed the events and are urging citizens not to attend.
Thousands of protesters have rallied across Australia today to object ongoing COVID-19 measures, including pushes for mandatory vaccination.
The following is highlights from major rallies.