Anti-VLAD rally Queensland Police crime

‘Bikie’ laws lead to increased crime

As the deadline approaches at the end of next month for the long-awaited review of Queensland’s consorting laws, or so-called anti-bikie laws, a former detective has shown they are not having the desired effect on organised crime. Queensland Police are asking the government review for the current Vicious Lawless Associates Disestablishment (VLAD) laws to remain …

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Charity bike ride may confuse police

Police may be confused by a Gold Cast charity ride next weekend (November 24). The Rebel FM Can Do In-Law Motorbike Ride for Movember sounds dangerously like an outlaw ride since it includes the name of a declared outlaw motorcycle club. But instead of outlaws, the FM station is asking riders to bring an in-law …

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Crime summit on anti-bikie laws – update

A crime summit to discuss the bikie issue and the new laws rushed into parliament will be held on the Gold Coast tomorrow (October 25). The summit has been organised by the State Opposition, but they claim it is “bipartisan” and have issued the open invitation to anyone who wants to discuss the issue. (IF …

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Crime summit on anti-bikie laws

A crime summit to discuss the bikie issue and the new laws rushed into parliament will be held on the Gold Coast this Friday. The summit has been organised by the State Opposition, but they claim it is “bipartisan” and have issued the open invitation t anyone who wants to discuss the issue. (IF YOU …

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Leather vests attract cops under anti-bikie laws

Riders wearing leather vests (like those pictured) can expect to be pulled over and questioned under the world’s toughest anti-bikie laws. Motorcycle Riders Association of Queensland president Cris Mearns says that on the same day the Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment Bill became an Act of Queensland Parliament, his organisation received two complaints from innocent, law-abiding …

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Anti-bikie Bill rushed through Parliament

Queensland now claims to have the toughest anti-bikie laws in the world. The Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment Bill 2013 was successfully rushed through Parliament and passed at 2.50 this morning. That’s less than 12 hours after it was introduced. The purposes of the Bill (now an Act) are to “disestablish” declared outlaw motorcycle clubs by …

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