Rising Tide activists receive blessing ahead of Newcastle harbour blockade

Matthew Kelly
Updated November 20 2023 - 6:35pm, first published 4:30pm

Climate activists took time out to receive a divine blessing as part of their preparations to blockade Newcastle Harbour this weekend.

Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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