No Heiner trial for Goss ministers: Bleijie


397255-jarrod-bleijieBleijie decides there will be no trial for former-Goss Ministers. Source: The Courier Mail

Ministers for former premier Wayne Goss will not stand trial to explain why they allowed industrial dispute evidence – sought by an Ipswich lawyer 24 years ago – to be shredded.

That lawyer was Ian Berry, now the LNP’s Ipswich MP and the chair of its Legal Affairs committee.

The decision not to bring the former ministers to trial spells the end of what became known as the Heiner Affair.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has ruled there was no likely prospect of a conviction of the ministers, despite new chief justice Tim Carmody last year finding that there were “prima facie” grounds for a trial.

The evidence was gathered by retired magistrate Noel Heiner during a 1989 inquiry into the John Oxley Youth Detention Centre at Wacol and shredded by the incoming…

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