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Six Canberra Extinction Rebellion members plead guilty in court to defacing John Gorton Building

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By Toby Vue
Updated August 7 2021 - 5:23am, first published 2:45am
Six climate protesters have admitted to defacing the inside of the John Gorton Building in which the Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment is based. Picture: Extinction Rebellion

A magistrate has told Extinction Rebellion members to "rethink your strategy" and that "telling me your motivation for your conduct and how deeply it's felt" was not an option in court as six members admitted to defacing the John Gorton Building during a protest.

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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.