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Fairy Meadow man arrested during Sydney university protest

A FAIRY Meadow man was among 11 people arrested following a protest at the University of Sydney about 7am on Wednesday.

Protesters gathered at the university in City Road Camperdown, setting up picket lines and blockading the main gate, causing traffic delays.

Police will allege the group also attempted to block roads near a primary school and pedestrian crossing, presenting a safety risk.

Officers arrested 11 people, with two people detained at the scene. Of the two people; a woman was issued a court attendance notice for hinder police, while a man was issued a court attendance notice for failing to comply with a move on direction, assaulting police and resisting arrest.

Among those arrested was a 38-year-old Fairy Meadow man who was issued a a criminal infringement notice for obstruction in a public place and assault.

About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limted), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications.

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