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30 April 2012

Brisbane Times (Queensland)

Illegal firearm traffickers will face a mandatory minimum term of five years in jail, with the Newman government spelling out reforms to clamp down on bikie-related crime in Queensland. Premier Campbell Newman's embrace of a raft of mandatory minimum sentences mark a shift since last year, when the Liberal National Party leader explained why they were a bad idea. His post cabinet-announcement of tougher penalties for serious offences comes in the wake of Saturday's... (

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