NEW laws to stop Queensland bikies from shopping around for clubhouses in New South Wales could soon be on the cards.
It follows a Tweed Daily News front page earlier this month suggesting Queensland bikies were looking to set up clubhouses south of the border.
Geoff Provest, Tweed MP and state secretary for police, told the newspaper, he would consider amendments to legislation currently enacted on tattoo parlours that knowingly deal with outlawed gangs to include the real estate industry.
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“Rules currently enacted for tattoo parlours in relation to the bikies could be expanded in the legislation to include known associates and real estate,” Mr Provest said.
But he went on to deny any bikie activity on the Tweed coast.
“In my discussion with senior police, I have been told there has been no movement. I’ll be guided by what senior police say and not by some politician that flies in and flies out,” he said.
Read more at Tweed Daily News.