After a week of illegal protests threatened by climate activists, protesters marched on Sydney’s main roads and blocked the entrance to the Sydney Harbor Tunnel.
Blockade Australia launched “Sydney’s Mobilization to Resist Climate Destruction” and the group destroyed the city’s crossroads.
Monday’s television footage begins on Elizabeth Street between the park and Bathurst Street, and after traveling through the city, about 50 masked protesters marching north on Kent Street toward the harbor. Shown the group.
New South Wales (NSW) police have entered into force at Sydney’s CBD and have a significant presence at the Harbor Bridge after Blockade Australia threatened a resurgence in a campaign that previously closed Port Botany, the Harbor Bridge, and the Spit Bridge. Is shown.
According to the Traffic Control Center, the Sydney Harbor Tunnel is closed at the entrance to the tunnel in North Sydney after protesters park a car blocking access.
Blockade Australia also livestreamed a video of a young woman blocking a tunnel, claiming to be from Lismore, the epicenter of an unprecedented flood in northern New South Wales.
All traffic is detoured via the Sydney Harbor Bridge and traffic is backed up for several kilometers.
Blockade Australia said it will continue to cause confusion.
“The collapse of the Australian exploitation project infrastructure is essential to survive the denial of climate change that this system will survive,” he said.
Earlier this year, the Government of New South Wales passed legislation to crack down on devastating protesters, following several arrests of climate change activists blocking access to traffic and ports.
Protesters are currently facing up to two years’ imprisonment and a $ 22,000 fine for obstructing traffic or blocking access to the road.
The Road and Crime Act Amendment Bill is also creating new crimes targeting people who are blocking access to key facilities, including ports and railroads.