March from Victoria Park to Tower Mill, 1971

Coverage of the peaceful, anti-apathied march from Victoria Park to Brisbane city on Saturday 24th July 1971.

The demonstration was organised by the ALP and led by Labor Senator, George Georges (also with Labor MP, Bill Hayden in attendance).

About 2,000 people marched through Fortitude Valley and staged a rare sit-down in Queen Street.

The march continued to the Tower Mill Motel where demonstrators stood face to face with a wall of police (11' 08").