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The chief executive of the Sydney Mardi Gras insists his organisation remains centred on social justice but won’t support a protest planned for Saturday, saying safety amid the Covid-19 pandemic remains paramount.
AAP reports that protesters planning the LGBTQI rights march on Saturday afternoon to mark Mardi Gras will soon learn if their gathering will be declared illegal.
The Sydney Theatre Company has become the first live performance venue in New South Wales to move to 100% capacity audience, following an exemption granted by the state’s health minister Brad Hazzard.
The move marks almost one year to the day since the entire live performance sector was shut down due to Covid-19.