11/27/2021, 8:15 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Protests erupt in Melbourne, Sidney over COVID mandates

Demonstrations erupted in Australia's largest cities, as protestors gathered to oppose the government's coronavirus vaccination mandates and proposed pandemic laws.

More than 50,000 people gathered outside of Victoria's state parliament in Melbourne, after which they started walking towards the cities central business district. At the same time, protests were underway in Sidney's Hyde Park, as well as 30 other towns across Australia.

Earlier, the country's health minister asserted that the government may impose additional COVID restrictions if there is a need for them due to the newly discovered Omnicron variant.

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