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2.12am BST

No news local Covid-19 cases is NSW today!

NSW recorded no new locally acquired cases of #COVID19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.

Two new cases were acquired overseas, bringing the total number of cases in NSW since the beginning of the pandemic to 5,131. pic.twitter.com/0jaBI5iHKQ

2.09am BST

Work is continuing at the Carmichael coal mine and rail project after police removed protesters trying to blockade the site in central Queensland, Marty Silk from AAP reports.

The protest by a group of 15 people is the second launched against mine project owned by Bravus, previous known as Adani Australia, in three days.

Ecocide is mass damage and destruction of ecosystems – harm to nature which is widespread, severe and systematic.

Our justice system puts 10-year-old children in prison for damaging property, but enables billionaires like Adani (Bravus) to increase their fortune damaging our land and ecosystems and destroying our children’s future.

Police attended and the protest was finished by 9am with the road cleared for movement.

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