Melbourne Student Protest Accidentally Uncovers Red Wine Delivery

$1152 of sweet Liberal red wine.

1. A group of eight student protesters stormed into the Liberal Party headquarters on Thursday afternoon, to protest against the proposed higher education changes.

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2. And after several chants against the government’s harsh education cuts, at the worst moment, in came a delivery of $1152 worth of red wine.

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3. According to Channel 9 reporter Andrew Lund during the protest, a SECOND bottle of wine was also delivered.

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4. The police arrived to end the wine delivery silliness/student protest.

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5. And the protest continued on the street outside the party headquarters.

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6. It’s not the first time this year the Liberal Party has been slayed by red wine - NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell stood down after lying about receiving an expensive bottle.

@simoncrerar For your consideration:

— The Skewer (@TheSkewerNews)
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7. It makes you think, just how much red wine are our politicians drinking?!

The king is dead, long live the king #nswpol

— Lewis Hamilton (@lewisnhamilton)
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Mark Di Stefano is a political editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Sydney, Australia.
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