Ninety seven-year-old explains why he chose to get arrested at climate protest

Matthew Kelly
Updated November 29 2023 - 11:59am, first published November 27 2023 - 1:35pm

Retired Newcastle Uniting Church minister Alan Stuart has seen a lot in his 97 years - war, depression and now climate change.

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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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