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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Where to after rally/petition?

Under threatening skies, only about 100 bike riders turned up for the motorcycle freedom rally at Canungra this morning. While the threat of rain may have deterred a few and the cooler conditions for riding may have tempted others to go for a ride, the good news is that two TV stations covered the event …

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Charity bike rides possibly harassed

Charity motorcycle rides last weekend may have been harassed by Queensland Police as part of the crackdown on outlaw bikie gangs. Motorcycle Riders Association of Queensland president Chris Mearns says they have received about six complaints so far, but he has not been able to substantiate them. “One was a Down Syndrome charity support ride …

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Call to fight anti-bikie laws

Should all people of Mid-East appearance be stopped on the street by police and searched in case they are terrorists? Should all teenagers wearing a hoodie be searched for cans of spray paint in case they are graffiti tagger? Should all mothers with shopping bags be stopped and searched in case they are shoplifting? Should …

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