Shut It Down A National Day Of Action Brisbane

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Between 2010 - 2014, 76% of Queensland's greyhounds leaving the racing industry are killed. These dogs are known as 'wastage'. Think this is appalling? So do we. Join the Brisbane chapter of the nationwide Shut It Down rally calling for an end to greyhound racing - we are gathering on Sunday (Feb 7) to speak up for the greys.

When: 5.00pm - 6.30pm
Where: South Bank Parklands - meet at the River Quay Green (near the Goodwill Bridge) for a walk along the river to the Cultural Forecourt. Please note we aren't allowed to gather on the pathway in front of the restaurants.
Who: Anyone who is against greyhound racing! Doesn't matter if you have adopted a grey, have other pets or have no pets at all.

Agenda:
5.00pm Assemble at the River Quay Green. If the River Quay Green is too crowded, you can wait across the pathway at Picnic Island Green.
5.15pm Welcome address by event organiser, Lisa White (Friends of the Hound founder).
5:17pm Walk for hounds. A peaceful protest walk along the river, past South Bank Parklands’ recreational areas.
5:50pm Talk for hounds. Brief speeches from Logan mayoral candidate Cr Luke Smith, Animal Liberation Queensland president Chay Neal and Rebecca Russo, ex-Senator Andrew Bartlett and Logan community campaigner Graeme Palmer.
6:20pm Photo & media session.

Short Walk Option: Wait at the Rainforest Green and join the procession as we pass.

A detailed map of South Bank is available here: http://www.visitbrisbane.com.au/~/media/inner-city/south-bank/visitor-information/sbp-map--horizontal--nov-2015-v3.ashx

Parking Options:
QPAC prices and links to other secure parking here - https://www.qpac.com.au/getting_here/parking/

Wear your anti-racing or rescue group shirts and bring signs! If you volunteer for a rescue group, feel free to hand out flyers and use the rally for some photo ops.

Dogs:
Yes please! We'd love it for your furry friends to join the rally but please pick up after them and they must be kept on-leash. If you have a dog who is anxious or nervous about big crowds of people or other dogs, it may be kinder to leave him or her at home. If you have a dog that is not small-dog friendly, please bring a muzzle if you have one and use it if necessary. Let's make sure the walk is enjoyable for all attendees as well as the people using the parklands at the same time :-)
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