Hundreds of locals are rallying outside Council chambers across the Northern Rivers this morning to protest against the loss of freedom and rights brought about by Australia’s COVID laws.
In Mullumbimby at least 250 people are gathered on the footpath outside Byron Council.
They are being watched by a growing number of local police and officers from the Tweed Local Area Command, raising the prospect of arrests.
There is also a protest happening outside the Ballina Council chambers, including a blockade by a number of truck drivers, and approximately 100 protestors on foot.
It is understood there is also a rally taking place in Lismore.
‘I’ve always been a law-abiding person, but this is too much,’ one protestor at the Ballina rally said.
‘We have to do something.’
A flyer promoting the rally is emblazoned with the words: ‘Join our historic fight for liberty’.
‘Sick of being told what to do? Sick of the mainstream media lying to you? Sick of the government lying to you?’ the flyer states.
‘There are several grassroots movements standing up for the rights of all Australians.
‘You do not know about them because they’re being censored and silenced.’
The flyer then displays a QR code to ‘find multiple organisations that can assist you to preserve your Human Rights.
More to come