On the weekend 15th – 16th of March 2014, a group of concerned citizens called out for people to take to the streets in a show of “No Confidence” in the policies of the current government. Up to 150,000 people responded, joining 30 marches and rallies around Australia. An estimated 40,000 in Melbourne alone.
Unfortunately, the time has come to call out again. We were promised better government, and not only has this not been delivered, it appears that daily, the elected members of this government find new levels of abhorrent behaviour, and out of touch policies to inflict pain and distress on workers, families, low income earners and welfare recipients.
March Australia (formerly March in March) will be holding a weekend of peaceful assemblies, nonpartisan citizens’ marches and rallies around Australia to protest against government decisions that are against the common good of our nation. This signifies a people’s vote of “no confidence” in the Coalition government policies and their budget, that go against common principles of humanity, decency, fairness, social justice and equity, democratic governance, responsible global citizenship and conserving our natural heritage.
In Melbourne, the March will take place on Saturday 25th March, 2017 at 1.00pm., starting at the State Library of Victoria in Swanston Street.
March Australia, Melbourne would like to invite your organization and its members to march alongside other concerned citizens and groups in a show of concern and “No Confidence” in the current Australian government.
We would be grateful if you would help us spread the message among your workers, friends and networks.
The Melbourne March event and page can be promoted on your social media or web page by attaching the link: https://www.facebook.com/MarchInMarchMelbourne2014. RSVP to our event https://www.facebook.com/events//.
A flyer has been attached (see below) for you to print out and put up in your lunch rooms, local businesses, clubs or any other place that will help people to see that we are calling out to March in March.
The Melbourne March Australia team will be happy to answer any questions you may have via firstname.lastname@example.org.
The March Australia organizers request that all participants respect the non-partisan, lawful, peaceful and family-friendly nature of the march.
Event Coordinator, March Australia, Melbourne
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