Anti-Carbon Tax Rally
Marshal Information Sheet
Office Bearer Person Phone
People distributing leaflets, Ask Rally Manager or Media Liaison if leaflet is or is not appropriate and let them
which are offensive or unrelated negotiate with the offenders.
People displaying placards Over-enthusiastic protesters:
unrelated to protest or offensive, Explain it is counter-productive, ask to put aside or better still offer alternative sign
e.g. Anti-Muslim, or a minor function to appease.
Conspiratorial, Racist. Saboteurs: Don’t pick a fight; you can’t use force.
Get second Marshal
Ask person to leave, or we will ask police to move on.
Try surrounding with our larger placards.
- Make a counter placard “Protest saboteur” with arrow and get someone to stand
next to saboteur.
Counter-protesters mingling with Ask our side to not be baited and ignore.
our crowd and arguing. Ask saboteur to leave, or we will ask police to move them on.
If unrelenting, report to our Police Liaison
Arguments and fights breaking Report to our Police Liaison who will call the police to sort out
Loud counter rally nearby We have permission from police for the area we occupy, the counter-rally will not have
such a permit.
Report to our Protest Police Liaison person and he will ask police to move the
Protesters speaking inappropriate Call Media Liaison.
content to news crews. Media Liaison will interject politely, saying that is for another rally, to cut
interview short and occupy film crew with our own message.
Media Liaison can create a diversion, make some announcement.
Media Liaison can start crowd chanting slogans to drown out interview.
Injuries / illness Call First Aid Official or 000 if life threatening
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