Climate change protesters to disrupt peak hour commute, Brisbane

Those working in Brisbane are being urged to plan ahead, with climate change protesters set to disrupt evening commutes tonight.

It’s understood demonstrations will affect Victoria Bridge and the Queen Street Mall from 5.00pm.

The RACQ is warning commuters to plan ahead, and either leave the city early or expect delays.


Spokesperson Lauren Ritchie says the train could be the best way to go.

“If you’re making your way home from the Brisbane CBD this afternoon, you should expect delays and consider leaving earlier or later to avoid being held up,” Ms Ritchie said.

“The city’s rail network will be a reliable way of getting home, as bus services which use Victoria Bridge could be impacted this afternoon,” Ms Ritchie said.

It’s understood the climate change protesters will also be staging a demonstration on the Go Between Bridge from 8.00am.

“The advice is to be aware of the activity and avoid the area during in peak hour,” Ms Ritchie said.