Gas protesters warned

BEEFED UP SECURITY: Sixteen police officers control the entrance into the Beach Energy site yesterday.

LIMESTONE Coast police stepped up their presence at Beach Energy’s new conventional drilling site yesterday amid concerns protesters would again try to block trucks entering into the site.

It is understood 16 police officers flanked five trucks carrying heavy drilling equipment with protesters being warned they would be arrested if they stepped onto the rubble.

This follows police pushing protesters out of the way of over-sized heavy vehicles on Wednesday and repeated warnings they could be


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