NSW anti-protest laws

Parts of NSW’s harsh anti-protest laws have been declared unconstitutional by the NSW Supreme Court. Jim McIlroy reports.

Draconian bail conditions have been imposed on activists protesting a weapons expo, after some were assaulted by arms dealers. Jim McIlroy reports.

Extinction Rebellion's Drum Rebellion is campaigning against the undemocratic New South Wales anti-protest laws. David Killingly reports.

Free Violet Coco rally outside Downing Centre Court

Climate activist Violet Coco has been released after a successful appeal of her 15-month jail sentence for blocking one lane of traffic for about 30 minutes on the Sydney Harbour Bridge last April. Ben Radford reports.

Activist Stephen Langford has been arrested for failing to adhere to draconian bail conditions, which prevent him from being in the Sydney CBD. Pip Hinman reports.

Student activist Cherish Kuehlmann successfully challenged bail conditions arising from a housing action, which prevented her from entering Sydney’s CBD. David Killingly reports.

More than $22,000 a minute is being handed over in subsidies to fossil fuel companies. Jay Larbalestier, a Fireproof Australia activist, speaks about why people are protesting. 

Judge Timothy Gartelmann released climate activist Violet CoCo, on bail, pending her appeal on March 2, 2023. Rachel Evans reports.

Climate activists rallied to defend the right to protest and to free Violet CoCo, who was sentenced to 15 months in prison for blocking one lane of traffic on the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Isaac Nellist reports.

In yet another blow to the right to protest, Labor’s NSW conference significantly watered-down a motion calling for the party to drop support for anti-protest laws. Josh Pallas reports.

Tim Cumins, the father of imprisoned environmentalist Max Cumins, has called for his son and activist Tim Neville to be released from Silverwater jail. Rachel Evans reports.

NSW Greens MLC Abigail Boyd discusses the increasingly draconian anti-protest laws in that state.