Anti-vaccine mandate protestors are expected to take their demonstrations to the ACT’s mass vaccination clinic at the AIS Arena this weekend, as well as the Lifeline Bookfair, which is being held at EPIC – the same venue where large numbers of demonstrators are currently camping.
The planned demonstrations come on the same weekend as a ‘Superhero Saturday’ at the vaccination clinic, where ACT Health will attempt to further boost the take up of vaccines amongst the 5-11 year old population.
ACT Chief Minister, Andrew Barr said Police are aware of the planned protests, at both events, but he isn’t overly concerned.
“There’s been a lot of big talk on social media that hasn’t really come to fruition.”
“But the way to AIS is set up, you won’t be likely to encounter [protestors], certainly people are not going to be standing over you whilst you’re waiting in line.”
Police have already warned to expected disruptions throughout the city on the weekend with protestors also expected to march their way to Parliament House on Saturday.
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