The Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Act 2014 (the Act) took effect on 17 December 2014. The Liberal Government went to the election in March with a promise to introduce ‘tough’ new laws to impose mandatory sentences and large fines for protesters who prevent, hinder or obstruct forestry or mining activities.
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