Occupy movement extends to South Australia

The Occupy movement has extended to Adelaide with a small group setting up tents in the city's Hindmarsh Square on the weekend.

The group stayed for just two nights and were gone by Monday afternoon but said their presence showed solidarity with the global occupy movement.

"We are an open and evolving group engaged in the struggle for an equitable, inclusive and sustainable democratic society," a spokeswoman for the group said.

"We occupy to peacefully demonstrate the urgency of rebuilding democracy from below and to challenge the institutionalised minority, the one per cent, who perpetuate social injustice in the interests of corporate profits."

It was unclear if the group intended to return to Hindmarsh Square in the future or set up in other areas of Adelaide.

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