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Sydney Mardi Gras protesters to march on legally after winning NSW Health exemption – SBS News

The exemption means a court fight between NSW Police, who sought to stop Saturday’s march, and the protesters is no longer needed.

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Sydney LGBTQI+ rights protesters will march along Oxford Street while the city’s Mardi Gras is held elsewhere after NSW Health granted organisers an exemption from gathering restrictions.
The exemption means a court fight between NSW Police, who sought to stop Saturday’s march, and the protesters will no longer go ahead.
Activist group Pride in Protest decided at the last minute to apply for an exemption to public health orders, approaching NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard on Thursday afternoon.

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