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People Have Been Rolling Down The Parliament House Hill In Protest

Hundreds of them!

People Have Been Rolling Down The Parliament House Hill In Protest

Hundreds of people have spent their Saturday morning rolling down the hill at Parliament House in Canberra to protest a new fence being built.

Authorities have raised concerns that access to the lawns could increase the risk of terrorist attack, so they’re moving to build a fence that will stop the public from being able to access them.

A Canberra man, Lester Yao, set up a Facebook event to give visitors one last chance to roll down the hill and hundreds turned up:

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Looks like a lot of fun — although probably pretty itchy — but it’s hard to imagine it will convince authorities to change their minds.

The new restrictions are set to come into force over the summer break.

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