The rally was an opportunity for farmers, environmentalists, politicians and citizens to put both the government and the opposition on notice.
Liam Armstrong reports on yesterday's National Day of Action education protests.
Arrests, NSW politicians, riot police, violent scuffles and the USyd alt-right all made an appearance during the heated standoff.
Wom*n's Collective calls for permanent legal change to the colleges
The police presence at yesterday's protest was antagonistic, brutalising protesters and making sexist remarks
The protest at USyd was one of a number at universities around the country
Can the fractured debate around the controversial film be redeemed?
The societies independently organised and funded the event after the USU withdrew support. Additional reporting by Bianca Farmakis.
The UTS Tower is testament to the tension between student action and authority.
As Trump enters the White House, protestors march on Sydney as part of an international day of resistance and solidarity.