Shocking bail conditions for climate activists
Greg isn’t allowed to associate with himself.
A “non-association order” is a list the police can include in your bail conditions. It contains names of individuals you mustn’t communicate with. It’s the kind of thing they might use for co-conspirators in a crime, or members of a gang.
But Greg’s just someone who went out in support of a Blockade Australia action: so his heinous crime is standing around where cars were meant to be. And now his name is listed on his own non-association order.
“I feel like I’m going to get arrested for looking in the mirror,” he said.