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Canberra Extinction Rebellion members convicted by ACT Magistrates Court for crimes during protests

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By Toby Vue
Updated August 26 2021 - 11:31pm, first published August 25 2021 - 7:30pm
John Max Wurcker (pictured with his hand glued to the reception at the Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment) was one of five climate activists who pleaded guilty to charges arising from numerous protests in early August. Picture: Extinction Rebellion

Climate activists who admitted to offending during various protests earlier this month said they did so after exhausting legal avenues to avert the "already looming" threat of climate change that if not addressed would "kill the future of our children".

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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.