Two Protesters from Brisbane Have Landed a Stint in the Toowoomba Watch House

Chained themselves to concrete barrel

Two Protesters from Brisbane Have Landed a Stint in the Toowoomba Watch House 9 News Darling Downs

Two climate change protesters are in custody, after chaining themselves to a concrete barrel at Acland's coal loading facility.

The duo were protesting against Stage 3 of the Acland Coal Mine, choosing to the railway line at Jondaryan as there protest location.

Police worked for 40 minutes to get their arms out of a barrel that had been filled with concrete.

Aurizon have condemned the actions of the pair, saying everyone has a right to an opinion but it can take coal trains more than 2 kilometers to stop even when the emergency brake is applied.



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