A standoff between authorities and hundreds of protestors trying to protect sacred trees in western Victoria could come to a head on Thursday night as a police evacuation deadline looms. #auspol #djapwurrung
The hundreds of trees are 800 years old, used by local Aboriginal women when they give birth. Victoria’s government is sending bulldozers to cut them down for a road. Indigenous Australians have been fighting two years to save them. “This is our church.”