'1/4 of My Life in Lockdown': Children Among Vaccine Mandate Protesters Marching in Melbourne

Police estimated that around 20,000 people marched in Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday, November 27, against mandatory vaccinations, vaccine passports, and other COVID-19 restrictions, the ABC reported.

Demonstrators had rallied multiple towns and cities across the country, including Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide and Darwin, according to news.com.au.

Children were among those marching Melbourne. This video shows a young girl walking with a placard that reads: “I’ve spent 1/4 of my life in lockdown.”

The protests on Saturday followed several weeks of anti-lockdown and anti-mandate demonstrations across the country, some of which was marked by incidents of violence.

Victoria Police said no arrests were made at the protest in Melbourne on Saturday, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. Credit: @HoaNguy01811981 via Storyful

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