The incoming human rights commissioner, Tim Wilson, has called for Queensland’s anti-bikie legislation to be repealed, arguing “Bikies have just as much right to freely associate as other Australians”.
The statements, posted on his blog before he takes up his controversial appointment, puts him at odds with the Queensland Liberal government and, by association, the federal Liberal government which appointed
him. These laws are a demonstration of the worse consequences of what happens when people are treated as groups under the law, and not as individuals
Mr Wilson says the Queensland anti-bike laws are “inconsistent with an individual’s right to freely associate and should be repealed” in a blog post on Wednesday.
“These laws are a demonstration of the worse consequences of what happens…
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