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Election attracts 6 motorcycle candidates

At least six motorcycle riders are contesting the Queensland election in a response to the draconian, so-called anti-bikie laws introduced in 2103. Australian Motorcycle Business Chamber founder and former candidate for the federal seat of Griffith, Travis Windsor, says he is helping three independent candidates in the state poll in a special deal. Travis says …

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By-election a chance to protest VLAD Act

Voters will have their first democratic opportunity to “speak out against the madness” tomorrow (Feb 8). It’s the by-election in the Brisbane-based Federal seat of Griffith vacated by former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. While it’s a Federal by-election, some voters may choose to cast a protest vote against the current Queensland Government, especially the anti-association …

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Police say riders have “nothing to fear”

Queensland Police Media has claimed “law-abiding motorcyclists” have nothing to fear from the increase in police presence on our roads. The comment was in response to an incident yesterday in which a rider was intercepted by four police cars for an ID check and then intercepted again by a fifth car for a drug test. …

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VLAD harassment axed

21st licence check a case of harassment?

A YouTube video of several police harassing a rider at a Beenleigh service station with a protracted licence check is not the end of the story. Fat Boy rider Jamie Evans says that after being held up for about 40 minutes by police in five patrol cars, he was pulled over moments later by a …

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Anti-VLAD motorcycle t-shirt a top seller

A t-shirt that says “Get stuffed Newman” is the top seller at the Biker Life store on the Sunshine Coast. Owner Mal McLaren says the $30 t-shirt has been a huge hit, even though he doesn’t believe riders are being hassled as much as some people claim on Facebook. “We found trade dropped off after …

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Bikie crackdown affects returned riders

Returned bikers are being discouraged from buying motorcycles as a result of the Queensland Government’s crackdown on bikies, according to outspoken Toowoomba motorcycle dealer Boyd Yung. He says he’s definitely missed out on some bike sales, but thinks it is mainly returning middle-aged riders. “Motorcyclists who have always ridden motorcycles will say ‘up yours’ and …

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Palmer backs judges over bikies

Outspoken newly elected politician Clive Palmer has rejected financing a High Court appeal against the anti-bikie laws. “I think the way to deal with this matter is by an election,” says the Federal Member for Fisher. Clive has been a vocal defender of the judiciary this week after Premier Campbell Newman attacked judges for not …

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Motorcycle Council launches fighting fund

The Australian Motorcycle Council will start a fighting fund to support any High Court challenge to new anti-bikie legislation. (IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SIGN THE PETITION AGAINST THESE DISCRIMINATORY LAWS, CLICK HERE.) The AMC move comes as police have questioned a man over concerns he was a bikie because he was wearing a Sons …

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History lesson on draconian laws

In a crackdown on drugs, led by fundamental Christians, the government enacted far-reaching draconian powers to the law enforcement agencies. The result was the drug industry went underground and over the next few years the country was riddled with gangland violence. It also led to rampant police and political corruption. The people rebelled against having …

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Party pledges support

The only sitting state politician to attend our rally today has issued a press release pledging his support to our cause. This is his press release: The United Australia Party’s Queensland Leader Dr Alex Douglas says the party will oppose new bikie laws in Queensland which will enable police to stop motorcyclists in groups of …

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