23 January – Anti-Colonial graffiti painted around Sydney in the lead-up to the annual carnival of Australian nationalism.
Solidarity with all who resist.
via: Insurrection News
Indymedia: In the early hours of February 14, various anti-police slogans were sprayed across dozens of fences, walls, billboards and bus stops throughout Woolloomooloo, Redfern, Chippendale, Camperdown, Darlington and Newtown.
Later that morning hundreds gathered at the fence line were TJ Hickey was chased to his death by police 10 years ago. For hours his family and supporters marched through the streets of Sydney to Parliament House, chanting against the uniformed murderers of the state, with demonstrators carrying banners such as “JUSTICE FOR TJ” “ABORIGINAL CONTROL OF ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS” “AVENGE TJ BURN DA COPSHOPS” “ACAB” “COPS PIGS MURDERERS” and “FUCK THE POLICE” Continue reading “Sydney: Revenge for TJ”
Indymedia: On the 26th of January, the 226th year since the British Naval fleet of Arthur Philip landed on this territory, we made some modest actions to counter the colonial narrative of ‘Australia’. 4 banners denouncing the nationalist holiday were hung from highway bridges in Broadway, Stanmore, Kogarah and Sutherland reading:
NO PRIDE IN GENOCIDE
FUCK AUSSIE PRIDE
BURN THE (AUSTRALIAN FLAG)
Continue reading “Sydney: more actions against ‘Australia day’”
24 January: Graffiti denouncing Australia Day as ‘Invasion Day’ has been daubed along the foreshore at Sydney’s Botany Bay.
Anti Australia Day slogans were painted on retaining walls, toilet blocks and other structures along an 8km foreshore stretch overnight, prompting a council clean-up on Friday.
24 January, ABC: The historic Cooks’ Cottage, on the outskirts of Melbourne’s CBD, has been graffitied with anti-Australia Day slogans again.
The building in the Fitzroy Gardens was vandalised overnight, with slogans including “26th January, Australia’s shame” and another containing profanity.
Vandals sprayed fluorescent-coloured paint across the historic cottage and smashed a window in.
Police believe light globes filled with paint were also used to vandalise the second storey of the cottage.
It is the third time the building has been vandalised in a year; it was sprayed twice in the days after Australia Day last year.
Continue reading “Melbourne: Captain Cook’s Cottage vandalised again with anti-Australia Day message”