Quiet City

As of writing, Sydney hasn’t gone into full lockdown due to Covid-19, but it has become a lot more quiet as many businesses close as a preventative measure. The CBD wasn’t as empty as I was expecting, but it was noticeably less crowded.

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Social distancing guidelines on the floor of my local café.

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Martin Place at 12:20. Usually a lot busier than this.

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Lunchers outside the GPO building in Martin Place.

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New measures for pedestrians.

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Park and George Streets.

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Sydney Town Hall steps. A popular rendezvous point, now virtually empty.

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The gates to Chinatown on Dixon Street.

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An eerily quiet Dixon Street.

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This place usually has a queue of around 15 to 20 people, waiting for cream puffs. Today, only one.

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Safe distance.

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Climate action rally in Sydney

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Ecopella, an a capella music group with a focus on environmental issues, performing outside Sydney Town Hall at the climate action rally.

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Young protesters at the climate action rally.

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Protesters at the climate action rally.

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Nadeena Dixon, a Wiradjuri, Yuin & Gadigal woman & Indigenous activist, addressing the crowd at the climate action rally.

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Protesters at the climate action rally.

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A protester at the climate action rally.

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A protester at the climate action rally.

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Protesters march through the city streets as a part of the climate action rally.

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Protesters march through the city streets as a part of the climate action rally.

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A protester at the climate action rally.

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A protester at the climate action rally.

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A protester at the climate action rally.

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Signing a banner petition at the climate action rally.

School Strike For Climate Rally in Sydney

A huge crowd estimated at 25000 turned up at Town Hall in downtown Sydney today to protest against climate change inaction.

The rally was organised by school students from across Sydney and was part of a global series of protests.

Even though the rally was part of a student strike, people of all ages were in attendance and determined to make known their displeasure over political inaction against climate change.

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Classic Car Show

The 2016 Shannon’s Classic Car Show was held at Sydney Motor Sport Park at Eastern Creek on August 13 and 14.

Almost 2000 vehicles from over 150 clubs were on display, and throughout the day the clubs drove laps of the track.

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Detail from a 1959 Buick

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A line of Chevrolet Camaros

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Chevrolet Camaro

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Ford Mustang