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The Moreland Peace Group organised a rally in Victoria St Mall in Coburg
on Saturday. Over 100 people attended this local event held in conjunction
with local actions happening all over the world, as well as Australia. There
were many kids like those pictured at the rally.
Quite a few people took the opportunity to sip cappucinos while listening
to several speakers.
Reta Kaur, from Women for Peace made an impassioned
speech against war and the brutal effect of war on women
The Muslims for Peace banner marching up Sydney Road
Two and a half year old Tarryn marching for
Medicare not Missiles up Sydney Road.
Moreland Peace Group banner leading the march up Sydney Road
The march continued around the shopping precinct, stopping briefly
outside the offices of local Federal member for Wills, Kelvin Thomson.
As it happenned, Kelvin Thomson was working inside and came out and
addressed the crowd and accompanied them back to the rallying point
in the mall.
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