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More than a hundred protesters in Sydney dressed as bees Tuesday morning and pretended to die in Hyde Park, with six arrested, while protesters in Brisbane blockaded peak hour traffic on George Street and police negotiated with a man suspended ten metres from the Story Bridge.
Police also charged a 28-year-old Brisbane man, a 20-year-old NSW man and a 22-year-old NSW woman over their parts in the protest.
The minister for energy and emissions reductions says acknowledging Australia’s increase in emissions every year for the past four years is ‘cherry-picking’ figures.
Protestors said they stalled peak hour traffic in both directions and police later arrested 35-year-old activist Sean Nolan before releasing him in the early afternoon.
High-profile Japanese activist Toshiko Okada will be speaking at the Channon Market from 12pm Sunday March 11 to mark the seventh anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.