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Blockade protesters launch third day of coal obstruction activism

BLOCKADE Australia’s coordinated disruption of Australian coal rolled into its third consecutive day with a protest in New South Wales’ Hunter Valley aimed at stopping coal trains reaching the Port of Newcastle and the Port of Melbourne in Victoria.

 The Hunter Valley protestor stood atop a 9m pole.

The Hunter Valley protestor stood atop a 9m pole.

Angus, 22, yesterday sat atop a 9m pole on a rail bridge at Branxton on the Hunter region rail line leading into the Newcastle coal port, effectively obstructing the Hunter Valley supply line. This...

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