One of the many online groups that has recently formed to stand together and discuss the major breaches of democracy and the attack on our freedom is Eureka United. Their followers gathered on Sunday in Ballarat from 10am to 1pm at the famous Eureka Centre Grounds (Site of the Eureka Rebellion & Stockade of 1854), to do exactly that.
In the current climate of huge and undeniable social upheaval and in one of the locations and renowned homes of Australian democracy, a range of people from many walks of life stood to meet in person and discuss their right to decline the 2021 medical mandate currently sweeping the nation.
A detrimental mandate leading to thousands of people within this regional city being stood down from their employment, let alone the increased and very painful social, recreational, and religious exclusion this has brought to so many people and their families, as well as within their families.
Founded by Eureka local, Jayde Jarvis, who from a young age has been well-versed on the history and landmarks within the suburb, this business owner and mother of two addressed the peaceful and welcoming crowd with an open heart and pointed to the importance and significance of what the Eureka flag represents. She spoke about community, of love and safety and what it is to protect our unity, rights and freedoms as human beings and Australian people.
Jarvis also shared notices on up-and-coming events Eureka United will be hosting or involved in that can be found on the group’s Facebook page. She says she feels a conviction and is passionate about leading this Ballarat group and alerting people to remember and question: What and where is peace and democracy if not here, and in Australia?
AFIPN asked these questions of some people attending today.
What is Democracy?
Are we living in one?
The responses were insightful and we’re looking forward to asking these key questions again and hearing and sharing more from the Ballarat Community in the lead up to Eureka Day events next month.