Roe 8 protests day three: police issue five move-on notices

An opponent to Roe 8 on during protests. Picture: Bryce Luff
An opponent to Roe 8 on during protests. Picture: Bryce Luff

FIVE people protesting against the Roe 8 road development were issued move-on notices this morning.

The group was cautioned by police for obstructing machinery that was to be used to install temporary fencing.

Rethink the Link convenor Kim Dravnieks said machinery had arrived prematurely, meaning protestors were forced off the site earlier than promised.

Those issued move-on notices must stay away from the area for 24 hours.

Temporary fencing is being erected ahead of the road’s construction, which the State Government plans to begin later this month.

Ms Dravnieks said protestors would continue to mobilise each day prior to a High Court appeal on December 16.

A rally at the Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre has also been organised for this Saturday at 10am.

Roe 8 is the first stage of a Federal and State plan to extend Roe Highway through to Fremantle.

The road will cut through wetlands in Bibra Lake.