Hostage incident in Martin Place, Sydney

Statement on hostage incident in Martin Place, Sydney

Acting Greens Leader Adam Bandt MP

Our thoughts are with all those held hostage in Martin Place, their family and friends.

We share the distress of everyone else around Australia as we watch this terrifying situation unfold.

Our thoughts are also with the police and security forces managing the incident.

This is a time for everyone in the community to come together as we hope for a peaceful outcome.