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Port Botany protestor who scaled 60-metre crane jailed for four months

By PATRICK MCKENZIE A 26-year-old man who scaled a crane at Port Botany last Friday has been jailed for four months. Maxim O’Donnell Curmi, an activist from Blockade Australia, climbed the 60-metre high crane to shut down the port’s largest terminal. He then suspended himself from the crane, where he spent several hours, and broadcasted […]

‘Nothing else is working’, says Blockade Australia protestor who scaled Marrickville train

By DANIEL LO SURDO A climate change protestor who scaled a freight train in Marrickville on Friday morning has said that she took action because "nothing else is working", as NSW Transport Minister David Elliott warned that harsher penalties could soon be in place for people choosing to "vandalise our economy". Protestors from Blockade Australia, a […]