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Canberra Extinction Rebellion in court after Kings Avenue Bridge protest

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By Toby Vue
Updated August 5 2021 - 8:15am, first published 4:00am
Three Extinction Rebellion members were charged with defacing public property at the Department of Agriculture. Two were sentenced while one had his charge dismissed. Picture: Keegan Carroll

A retired environmental scientist has told a court he would "continue to break the law if that's what it takes to avert a major catastrophe" after defacing a government site to bring attention to climate issues, while a fellow protester broke down in tears as she pleaded her case.

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Toby Vue

Court reporter

Toby Vue joined The Canberra Times in April 2021 and is a court reporter after covering the round in NSW and Queensland. He has also reported on regional and rural affairs, local government and sport. He was a Sunday Canberra Times reporter. Email: t.vue@canberratimes.com.au.

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