Melbourne Workers Demand Better Pay and Work Environment

Thousands of workers rallied for better pay and work conditions in Melbourne on Tuesday, October 23.

The march was part of the Change the Rules campaign demanding a higher minimum wage and equal pay for all, news.com.au reported. The protest prompted the Melbourne tram network to stop in the city from 9:30 am to 12 pm on Tuesday.

Similar demonstrations were expected in Sydney, Wollongong, Cairns, Townsville and Darwin later in the day, according to 7 News. Credit: Allez Alain via Storyful