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Australia More clashes in climate change protest

01:26  30 october  2019
01:26  30 october  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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Clashes between climate activist protesters and police officers have reignited today outside a major mining conference in Melbourne.

Protest organisers have continued with the blockade of the Melbourne Convention Centre in Clarendon Street, where delegates from around the world are attending.

Minister for Resources Matt Canavan has said he will be attending the conference today.

Police officers are already out in force, outside the centre and crowd control barriers erected.

a group of people in uniform: Scuffles break out between police and protesters in Melbourne this morning outside a major mining conference.© AAP Scuffles break out between police and protesters in Melbourne this morning outside a major mining conference.

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They are expected to continue with yesterday's tactic of jeering International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) delegates as they approach the conference centre.

Pioneer Resources chairman Craig McGown, who had a bottle of water poured over him by a protester, was pushed and had a woman shouting "shame" at him.

Yesterday saw 50 protesters arrested after rowdy scenes in which police horses were allegedly punched, leading to two people being charged with animal cruelty.

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a group of people sitting in front of a crowd: Mounted police and climate protesters outside the Melbourne Convention Centre this morning.© AAP Mounted police and climate protesters outside the Melbourne Convention Centre this morning.

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The majority of arrests were related to failing to obey police direction or intentionally obstructing an emergency service worker.

Police quickly became outnumbered and struggled to control the chaotic scene resulting in three officers being taken to hospital after being injured.

One woman was also given morphine and loaded into an ambulance after being bowled over by a police horse.

Delegates attending the conference and some attending entirely unrelated events were harassed, spat on and even dragged to the ground, some needing police escorts to enter the building.

Acting Commander Tim Tully described protestors' behaviour as 'completely unnecessary', defending the actions of police.

"We've shown a hell of a lot of discretion and a hell of a lot of tolerance," he told media yesterday.

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