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Trio charged after climate protest above Hunter River

Jessica Brown
Updated June 25 2024 - 5:14pm, first published 5:00pm

THREE men have been charged over a protest this morning, where a climate activist climbed Kooragang rail bridge and suspended himself over the Hunter river in an effort to block train movements into the Port of Newcastle.

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Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown

Digital Editor

Jessica began her journalism career in 2009 as a cadet at The Port Stephens Examiner before moving to London for a two-year stint working in magazines and digital publishing. The Lake Macquarie local returned to Australia where she took up a reporting role at The Maitland Mercury. She worked across several rounds including local council, police and property before moving into digital journalism and joining the team at The Newcastle Herald in 2017.

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