As part of our Next Gen program, Aria Pape asked Australians of all ages if they believed activism during school hours was a worthwhile pursuit.
Yesterday, more school-age children met the government to protest climate change. Disappointingly, no existing laws protect them.
Recently, once peaceful anti-mining protest group took in the surrounding areas affected by the mining push in the Hunter Valley. Despite this, there was a noticeable police presence in tow.
Three townspeople from Wollar represent the testing ground for the NSW government’s new anti-protest laws. If found guilty of protesting a coal mine, they could face seven years behind bars.