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Invasion Day rally sees thousands take to Melbourne streets, at least one person arrested – ABC News

Police arrest an apparent counter-protester during Melbourne’s largely peaceful Invasion Day march, which drew thousands of people into the CBD.

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Police have arrested at least one apparent counter-protester during Melbourne’s largely peaceful Invasion Day march, which saw thousands of people walk through the CBD.
Key points:

  • A man draped in an Australian flag was arrested near the march’s end at Flinders Street Station
  • Speakers at the event called for more recognition of Indigenous history and an end to black deaths in custody
  • There were more subdued Australia Day celebrations this year due to the coronavirus pandemic

Melbourne did not hold…

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