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Reclaim Tecoma from McDonald's

14 September 2013

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Burger Off Rally - Tecoma Goes To Town




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There are 38 Photo Galleries of the Protest Movement, click on the headings below to view each Gallery

14.10.12 Creating a community garden (1) 14.10.12 Creating a community garden (2) 16.10.12 Fences Go Up 18.10.12 Media Coverage 19.10.12 Community Meeting 23.10.12 Yarra Ranges Council Meeting 28.10.12 Site blessed by Elder Murrundindi 28.10.12 Community Singing - 'The Ballad of Tecoma' 07.11.12 ABC TV 7.30 Report media coverage
09.11.12 Police remove community protesters 02.03.13 'RESISTANCE IS FERTILE - NO MCDONALD'S IN TECOMA' MARCH ... 1 02.03.13 'RESISTANCE IS FERTILE - NO MCDONALD'S IN TECOMA' MARCH ... 2 21.04.13 Extraordinary Community Meeting 27.06.13 The Opening of 'Fast Fried & Fatal' 01.07.13 McDonald's Starts Building in Tecoma .. 1 01.07.13 McDonald's Starts Building in Tecoma .. 2 09.07.13 Community Protest March in Melbourne ... Gallery 1 09.07.13 Community Protest March in Melbourne ... Gallery 2
28.07.13 Community March from Belgrave to Telcoma .. Gallery 1 28.07.13 Community March from Belgrave to Telcoma .. Gallery 2 28.07.13 Who Are The Tecoma 8 .. You'll Be Surprised 06.08.13 Police in great numbers protect the McDonald's site ... Gallery 1

06.08.13 Police in great numbers protect the McDonald's site ... Gallery 2

21.08.13 State Parliament Protest Rally 2012 / 2013 Canine Protesters ""McDonald's - Not Even Fit For Dogs" 14.09.13 Burger Off Rally - Tecoma Goes To Town 14.09.13 Burger Off Rally - Tecoma Goes To Town - Federation Square Big Screen
13.09.13 Hills Gala Ball - Tecoma 8 Benefit 02.03.14 Community Meeting In Tecoma 22.03.14 Info & Merchandise Stand at Selby Fest 2014 07.04.14 - McDonald's Open In Tecoma - Gallery 1 07.04.14 - McDonald's Open In Tecoma - Gallery 2 04.05.14 - gNOmeageddon 26.05.14 - Communities In Control Conference 2014 01.07.14 - Take Back Tecoma Candle March Protest 24.08.14 - Museum for Australian Democracy at Eureka Exhibition & Presentation
20.09.14 - 'Gypsy Nights' - A No Maccas In The Hills Event 20.10.14 - Labor Party (Vic) visits Tecoma              


How the day unfolded .... The creativity, vibrancy and passion of this community was out in full force. Many great people passing through Federation Square who stopped to learn about Tecoma's plight, and express their support and disgust at the McDonald's Corporation.




































































































































If you have love in your heart, you always have something to give ...


PETITION : McDonald's: abandon plans to build a massive 24/7 store opposite the kindergarten in Tecoma ... by clicking on this website link :

Bonus Photos : Federation Square - The Big Screen - Images of No Maccas in Tecoma Protest HERE


Coming Real Soon ... Pictures of the Gala Ball in Tecoma!!!!!!!


See earlier 'Reclaim Tecoma From McDonald's' photos by clicking HERE

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ALSO see the amazing and beautiful short film, by the incredibly talented Hills film maker Tim Smith, documenting the March against Maccas. Music by Rebellious Bird.... Click HERE


The World Is Watching. See where the people, who viewed these photos, are from, by clicking HERE

Any comments / feedback, please direct them to John Weeks



"Great shots, John!" ... Garry M., Australia

"Wish I was there! John Weeks, where is my proxy?" ... Aldona J., Australia

"Good one John" ... Dirck H., Thailand

"Such a great day, so much support, so many people xx" ... Laura S., Australia

"Yay sea of red. ♥" ... Cyndi T., Australia

"Thanks John for your always GREAT photographs, always so full of life and truth." ... Dee J., Australia

"Great shots, John!" ... Kate A., Australia

"Marching from Parliament Station towards Federation Square today for the 'Burgeroff - Tecoma comes to town' rally today. Thanks again John Weeks! More great photos!" ... Cathy S., Australia

"Love this!" ... Jen T., Australia

"Great pics, John" ... Brenda B., Australia

"I'm loving your photos, John xx" ... Janet H., Australia

"Beautiful, John!" ... Miranda M., Australia

"Great work!" ... Roslyn Y., Australia

"Great photography by John Weeks as usual" ... Jan L., Australia

"Amazing, truly inspiring well done :)" ... Emmita K., Australia

"Great shots" ... Garry M., Australia

"Woohoo thanks John, have been looking forward to these :).. All great shots, love your work, we're going to need an entire collection of picture books when this campaign is over" ... Jan L., Australia

"Great pics of Saturday's rally by the lovely John Weeks" ... J.L., Australia

"fantastic John, thanks so much" ... Laura S., Australia

"Thanks John :)" ... Kerry F., Australia

"Fantastic shots John, thanks for all your hard work (must have taken hours)!" ... Jan, aUSTRALIA

"Congratulations on your brilliant coverage of the Fed Square rally! Stunning photographs - just beautiful." ... Gwendolen, Australia

"Great photos. Thanks John." ... Barnaby N., Australia

"Wonderful ! Thank you, John." ... Gail S., Australia

"As always - fantastic John!" ... Danielle O., Australia

"Beautiful gallery, John, such heart warming images you capture, thank you" ... Shakti, Australia

"Wonderful images." ... Janet H., Australia

"The Poet of the Camera." ... Aldona J., Australia

"Awesome pics of our Burger Off Rally at Federation Square on the weekend for those who missed out! Maccas - I really think you bit off far more than can chew when you chose to pick on our Town! Believe me this is only the beginning of a very long campaign!!!" ... Christina R., Australia

"Federation Square Photo Gallery by the talented John Weeks." ... Esther K., Australia

"Singing my way down from Parliament, just as well no-one could hear me very well. Thanks to John Weeks again for the pic"

"Love your dog pics"

"Great pics John. History." ... Tracey R., Australia

"Re: protester with streamers : What a photo ! Simple and grand in the moment" ... Nerida, Australia

"John Weeks' pics are so awesome - no need for words . . ." ... Sue C.A., Australia

"Thanks John for all your fantastic photos of Saturday's rally - some incredible images that capture the day! Re: streamers, as I said in another thread, it's amazing what you can do with an orange plastic table cloth! You've had a mega weekend of photographic extravaganza! Better get some sleep" ... Claire F.M., Australia

"thanks john for the community record.." ... Andrew M., Australia

"One of my favourite shots of the day. That and the group walking, smiling, laughing and joking on way to Fed Sq. You totally owned Melbourne :)" ... Kerry F., Australia



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