From the makers of the March In March comes today’s sequel: March In May, with tens of thousands of people gathered in capital cities across the country to protest the Abbott Government’s budget cuts.
Exact numbers are still unclear, with some observers on social media estimating attendance at around 10,000 in Sydney and Melbourne and up to 15,000 in Adelaide. What’s NOT unclear is the strength of the protesters’ placard game:
— Jon Seymour (@jonseymour) May 18, 2014
— Paul Taylor (@AustraliaVotes) May 18, 2014
— gina rushton (@ginarush) May 18, 2014
— Miska Mandic (@miskamandic) May 18, 2014
— Rationalist Society (@rationalist_aus) May 18, 2014
— Helen Davidson (@heldavidson) May 18, 2014
So that’s Princess Amidala, Obi Wan Kenobi, 2x Luke Skywalker, Short Vader and a stormtrooper. Just like in the movies!
Our pick of the day, though, has to go to this VERY straightforward sign:
— Alasdair TB (@alasdairtb) May 18, 2014