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Speakers told the crowd that they were down by the outcome of the vote, but not defeated.
Students from across the country travelled to the ACT as part of the ongoing action against the government's proposed attacks on the university sector.
Adam Adelpour was amongst ten protesters arrested or fined at yesterday's rally.
Tonight's vote signals an escalation in tactics from students and staff in response to austerity measures from the University.
This is the second education rally in the last month to have been shut down by police on campus.
NSW Police have shut down Sydney's latest Black Lives Matter rally, issuing a move on order and detaining organisers.
The fee hikes are symptomatic of changes to the university sector as a whole.
Thousands protested for Black lives in the Domain as part of a national weekend of action.
A challenge by the NSW Police Commissioner to prohibit the protest has been unsuccessful.