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‘A tidal wave’ of tears and rage sweeps the nation as tens of thousands rally

Updated: May 12

March 15, 2021, Jewel Topsfield, The Sydney Morning Herald

Veteran feminist Biff Ward described it as the great uprising. “I have been crying for weeks because I thought I would never see this day,” Ms Ward, a founding member of the Canberra Women’s Liberation Group in 1970, told thousands gathered on the lawns in front of Parliament House in the nation’s capital. “It feels like a tidal wave of rage is sweeping the land.”

https://www.smh.com.au/national/a-tidal-wave-of-rage-protests-field-anger-at-women-s-long-fight-20210315-p57ayo.html



Thousands gather in Melbourne for Women’s March 4 Justice


March 15, 2021, Rachel Eddie and Carolyn Webb, The Age

Thousands of women streaming into Treasury Gardens on Monday to March 4 Justice were met with the names of 899 women and children. Those names — of women and children killed by male violence in Australia since 2008 — were written onto a fabric scroll that was created by artist Danielle Bain.

https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/thousands-gather-in-melbourne-for-women-s-march-4-justice-20210315-p57arl.html




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