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The protest against Leda Developments at Kings Forest has been cancelled due to the late notice by police that all protests in QLD must now have a permit five days before any protest can take place.

Protest organiser Menkit Prince says that after liaising with police for over a week, this information only came to light after 4pm yesterday.

The bus organised by the Northern River Guardians has also been cancelled, but organiser Julie Whit is hopeful people will car pool to get to the Sofitel protest by gathering at Knox Park at 1pm and car sharing from there.

Lock the Gate president Drew Hutton has confirmed the LNG protest in Brisbane will go ahead at the Sofitel Hotel, Turbot St, Brisbane, 4pm NSW time.

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