Anti-Islam and counter rallies across Australia over the weekend

Anti-Islam protests along with counter protests occurred across Australia over the weekend, were reported from Canberra, Perth, Hobart, Sydney, Brisbane and other cities.

Advice For Travellers

The numbers attending the protests were several hundred, and there were some minor clashes and arrests.

Travellers should be aware of tensions between these two groups and the potential for clashes. To minimize safety risk, avoid any large public gatherings or rallies.