A COVID-19 denier who sought $500,000 in public donations to fund his legal bills has raised just $50 in three months.
Jarrad Michael Searby will return to court next month following his arrest at the Corowa border checkpoint on July 8, which led to him spending a night in the police cells.
He is facing a charge of not complying with a notice direction after allegedly trying to enter NSW without a permit while his family was in his car.
Not guilty pleas were entered on his behalf.
Following his arrest, the father-of-three launched a GoFundMe page seeking half-a-million dollars to fight his case, claiming it is unlawful and unjust.
The fundraiser, he said, was to fight for his family's future.
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"As a father and husband it is my responsibility to love and protect my family and that is what I intend to do," he said on the page.
He has received two $20 donations and a $10 donation - reaching 0.01 per cent of his intended goal.
Searby claimed to have been assaulted by police and falsely imprisoned.
He also argued on the fundraising page that the border closures are unconstitutional.
It was an argument which magistrate Richard Funston shot down during Searby's Albury Local Court appearance in July.
"This is a very busy local court, I don't have time for this nonsense," he said.
"I think that rather than continue with this sort of nonsense I'd rather cut to the chase and go straight to a hearing."
Searby believes the matter will go to the High Court and wrote that the case could cost him millions.
The charge is due to return to the local court in Albury on November 6.
The matter is listed for hearing.