How one man who refused to pay $1,000 for sitting in a park with his girlfriend during Covid lockdowns helped overturn more than 33,000 similar fines in a David and Goliath court case

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Rohan Pank was fined for sitting in a Sydney park during the Covid-19 lockdowns. Mr Pank was joined by two other Sydneysiders who received Covid penalties. Their fines were declared invalid on Tuesday and 33,121 more were withdrawn

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Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) and the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) have lodged a complaint against former NSW police commissioner Mick Fuller and NSW Police over their heavy-handed approach to handing out more than 60,000 COVID-19 fines during the pandemic.
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