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Ballarat woman live-streams arrest for allegedly inciting coronavirus lockdown protest on Facebook – ABC News

Victoria Police says the woman, who was arrested at a home in front of her children, was charged as part of an investigation into protest activity “in blatant breach of the Chief Health Officer’s directions”.

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A woman’s arrest for allegedly inciting an anti-lockdown protest in regional Victoria has gone viral after it was live-streamed on Facebook.
Key points:

  • Police say the woman was arrested in relation to a social media post
  • She was taken into custody and charged with incitement
  • Regional Victoria is under stage 3 stay-at-home orders, and gatherings are banned

The 28-year-old woman started filming when police arrived at her house in Ballarat, west of Melbourne, o…

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