UPDATE: A SECOND animal activist has been convicted, fined and placed on a community corrections order in court, after he chained himself to a conveyor inside a NSW abattoir on a national day of activist action last month. It comes after at least 10 activists escaped conviction in court for trespass or theft across the country this year. David Coulter, 46, was among eight activists that Rescue Police were allegedly forced to cut from equipment at Southern Meats, Goulburn, in the early hours of the morning on April 8. Coulter was fined $1800 for entering inclosed lands and interfering with the conduct of business, and ordered to pay $621 compensation to the property owner. He was also placed on a 12-month community corrections order for hindering police and will pay $52 to NSW Police. EARLIER: AN ANIMAL activist has been convicted and fined in court, after she chained herself to a conveyor inside a NSW abattoir. Gabrielle Mace, 28, was fined $450 for hindering police and was ordered to pay $52 to NSW Police, in Goulburn Local Court on Wednesday. She was also fined $1200 for entering inclosed lands and interfering with the conduct of business, and was ordered to pay the owner of ...