Pair charged over Old Parliament House protest granted bail in ACT Magistrates Court

ABC | Jan 14, 2022 at 5:43 AM
  • Two men involved in the ongoing protests in Canberra’s parliamentary area were granted bail in the ACT Magistrates Court today.
  • Bruce Shillingsworth Jnr, 30, and Dylan Wilson, 38, appeared in court over charges relating to a fire at Old Parliament House on December 30, and other related charges.
  • Mr Shillingsworth Jnr, who was identified in court as one of the protest’s leaders, pleaded not guilty to charges of aiding and abetting arson, assaulting a frontline community service provider, defacing public property, resisting a territory public official and aiding and abetting damage to Commonwealth property.