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As part of a coordinated mobilisation of actions in response to what they say is Australia's facilitation of the climate and ecological crisis, there are blockades in port at Newcastle, Melbourne and Brisbane this morning.
What happened to the right to protest? That is the question being asked after police have targeted Blockade Australia protesters over the last week in the lead up to the International Mining and Resources Conference. Former NSW Magistrate, David Heilpern explains there were a range of concerns with this type of behaviour from police.
This morning, twenty-two year old climate activist Mali Cooper faced court in Lismore, after blocking the entrance to the Sydney Harbour Tunnel during peak hour traffic in June, to protest inaction on the climate emergency.