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The Courier Mail
Nudists forced to grin and bare itEggmolesse and Ebony Hughes at an unofficial nudist beach at Coolum. Picture: M
Nudists forced to grin and bare it
The Courier Mail / Posted 42 minutes ago
Eggmolesse and Ebony Hughes at an unofficial nudist beach at Coolum. Picture: Megan Slade. But Police Minister Bill Byrne has dismissed the proposal and said the current laws were “designed to provide for the protection and safety of... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Police minister rules out nude beachesand budgie smugglers for their birthday suits will have to go interstate if the
Police minister rules out nude beaches
Brisbane Times / Posted 46 minutes ago
and budgie smugglers for their birthday suits will have to go interstate if they want to skinnydip. Police Minister Bill Byrne on Wednesday rejected two attempts - a paper petition with 527 signatures and an online petition bearing 946 names... Read more
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Herald Sun
Qld minister rejects push for nudist beachThere will be no nude beach in the sunshine state, Queensland's police minister
Qld minister rejects push for nudist beach
Herald Sun / Posted an hour ago
There will be no nude beach in the sunshine state, Queensland's police minister says. Bill Byrne has rejected a petition calling for a "clothing optional beach", saying the state's wilful exposure legislation is there to protect citizens. "As such,... Read more
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Weekly Times
Qld minister rejects push for nudist beachThere will be no nude beach in the sunshine state, Queensland's police minister
Qld minister rejects push for nudist beach
Weekly Times / Posted an hour ago
There will be no nude beach in the sunshine state, Queensland's police minister says. Bill Byrne has rejected a petition calling for a "clothing optional beach", saying the state's wilful exposure legislation is there to protect citizens. "As such,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Qld minister rejects push for nudist beachThere will be no nude beach in the sunshine state, Queensland's police minister
Qld minister rejects push for nudist beach
The Courier Mail / Posted an hour ago
There will be no nude beach in the sunshine state, Queensland's police minister says. Bill Byrne has rejected a petition calling for a "clothing optional beach", saying the state's wilful exposure legislation is there to protect citizens. "As such,... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Hundreds sign petition to relocate released murdererfamily wants Robson behind bars The petition, which will be delivered to Rockh
Hundreds sign petition to relocate released murderer
The Daily Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
family wants Robson behind bars The petition, which will be delivered to Rockhampton based Minister for Corrective Service Bill Byrne, was started by Lara's mum last week and so far has 372 signatures. "Today I plead with the public of Central... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Hundreds sign petition to relocate released murdererfamily wants Robson behind bars The petition, which will be delivered to Rockh
Hundreds sign petition to relocate released murderer
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
family wants Robson behind bars The petition, which will be delivered to Rockhampton based Minister for Corrective Service Bill Byrne, was started by Lara's mum last week and so far has 372 signatures. "Today I plead with the public of Central... Read more
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Queensland Times
Hundreds sign petition to relocate released murdererfamily wants Robson behind bars The petition, which will be delivered to Rockh
Hundreds sign petition to relocate released murderer
Queensland Times / Posted 9 days ago
family wants Robson behind bars The petition, which will be delivered to Rockhampton based Minister for Corrective Service Bill Byrne, was started by Lara's mum last week and so far has 372 signatures. "Today I plead with the public of Central... Read more
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News Mail
Hundreds sign petition to relocate released murdererfamily wants Robson behind bars The petition, which will be delivered to Rockh
Hundreds sign petition to relocate released murderer
News Mail / Posted 9 days ago
family wants Robson behind bars The petition, which will be delivered to Rockhampton based Minister for Corrective Service Bill Byrne, was started by Lara's mum last week and so far has 372 signatures. "Today I plead with the public of Central... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Hundreds sign petition to relocate released murdererfamily wants Robson behind bars The petition, which will be delivered to Rockh
Hundreds sign petition to relocate released murderer
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
family wants Robson behind bars The petition, which will be delivered to Rockhampton based Minister for Corrective Service Bill Byrne, was started by Lara's mum last week and so far has 372 signatures. "Today I plead with the public of Central... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Labor gets Qld racing reforms past the postas commissioner. Photo: Joe Armao Following the greyhound racing baiting scand
Labor gets Qld racing reforms past the post
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
as commissioner. Photo: Joe Armao Following the greyhound racing baiting scandal, the Palaszczuk government, then with Bill Byrne as racing minister, moved to instigate a review into the industry as a whole. The resulting report, led by the... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Removing crocodiles not a popular moveand anglers are set to benefit from changes to the Crocodile Urban Management A
Removing crocodiles not a popular move
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
and anglers are set to benefit from changes to the Crocodile Urban Management Area in Rockhampton. Rockhampton MP Bill Byrne announced the changes last week, saying they came after consultation with the Fitzroy River User Group. Louise... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Changes to Fitzroy River's crocodile managementand anglers are set to benefit from changes to the Crocodile Urban Management A
Changes to Fitzroy River's crocodile management
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
and anglers are set to benefit from changes to the Crocodile Urban Management Area in Rockhampton. Rockhampton MP Bill Byrne announced the changes last week, saying they came after consultation with the Fitzroy River User Group. "It was... Read more
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The North West Star
Letters to the editor2015 Budget Papers show a near 10 per cent cut in biosecurity staff from 621 to
Letters to the editor
The North West Star / Posted 19 days ago
2015 Budget Papers show a near 10 per cent cut in biosecurity staff from 621 to 561. See page 15. Previous Minister Bill Byrne attempted to brush this aside before vacating the job. At Budget Estimates last year he comprehensively failed to... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Murri Court relieves Central Queensland's prison pressureno Murri Court a lot of offenders are going to court for minor crimes or petty
Murri Court relieves Central Queensland's prison pressure
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
no Murri Court a lot of offenders are going to court for minor crimes or petty crimes." Minister for Corrective Services, Bill Byrne said each prison cell cost $1 million to build and a housing a prisoner for one year came with a $70,000... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Jetcat set to revolutionise swift water rescueshas his full support. Mr Christensen said he had written to the State Minister
Jetcat set to revolutionise swift water rescues
The Daily Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
has his full support. Mr Christensen said he had written to the State Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Bill Byrne to ask him to facilitate a demonstration of the Jetcat in Brisbane. "I'm keen to encourage innovators like Steve... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Belchertown Select Board wants forum on “Rattlesnake Island” proposalof venomous timber rattlesnakes on an off-limits island in Massachusetts’ large
Belchertown Select Board wants forum on “Rattlesnake Island” proposal
WWLP Springfield / Posted 21 days ago
of venomous timber rattlesnakes on an off-limits island in Massachusetts’ largest drinking water supply is under fire. (Bill Byrne/The Mass. Division of Fisheries and Wildlife via AP) BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) – The Belchertown Select Board is... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Board role not jobs for matesFORMER racing minister Bill Byrne has been accused of providing jobs for mates
Board role not jobs for mates
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
FORMER racing minister Bill Byrne has been accused of providing jobs for mates after Rockhampton's Jim Rundle was appointed as a Racing Queensland board member. The Member for Rockhampton, Mr Byrne (pictured) denied handpicking him for the position,... Read more
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Queensland Times
Police given power to act on threatsa particular person. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk made the announcement at th
Police given power to act on threats
Queensland Times / Posted 27 days ago
a particular person. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk made the announcement at the Oxley Police Acadmey with Police Minister Bill Byrne and Police Commissioner, saying the laws needed to expanded to protect Queenslanders. “The shocking events of... Read more
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Queensland Times
National team to stop child exploitationdays requires an international, national and local response. Not one agency can
National team to stop child exploitation
Queensland Times / Posted 27 days ago
days requires an international, national and local response. Not one agency can do this alone." Queensland Police Minister Bill Byrne CORRECT said the agreement formalised existing co-operation between the AFP and QPS. Commander McEwan said... Read more
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Weekly Times
Police unite to hunt Qld child predatorsArgos detectives to track down sexual predators within the state, in Australia
Police unite to hunt Qld child predators
Weekly Times / Posted 28 days ago
Argos detectives to track down sexual predators within the state, in Australia and overseas. Queensland Police Minister Bill Byrne said before he took on his current role, he thought only a small part of society was interested in and shared... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Child porn market 'astounding': Police MinisterArgos detectives to track down sexual predators within the state, in Australia
Child porn market 'astounding': Police Minister
Brisbane Times / Posted 28 days ago
Argos detectives to track down sexual predators within the state, in Australia and overseas. Queensland Police Minister Bill Byrne said before he took on his current role, he thought only a small part of society was interested in and shared... Read more
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News.com.au
Police unite to hunt Qld child predatorsArgos detectives to track down sexual predators within the state, in Australia
Police unite to hunt Qld child predators
News.com.au / Posted 28 days ago
Argos detectives to track down sexual predators within the state, in Australia and overseas. Queensland Police Minister Bill Byrne said before he took on his current role, he thought only a small part of society was interested in and shared... Read more
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Perth Now
Police unite to hunt Qld child predatorsArgos detectives to track down sexual predators within the state, in Australia
Police unite to hunt Qld child predators
Perth Now / Posted 28 days ago
Argos detectives to track down sexual predators within the state, in Australia and overseas. Queensland Police Minister Bill Byrne said before he took on his current role, he thought only a small part of society was interested in and shared... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Police unite to hunt Qld child predatorsArgos detectives to track down sexual predators within the state, in Australia
Police unite to hunt Qld child predators
The Courier Mail / Posted 28 days ago
Argos detectives to track down sexual predators within the state, in Australia and overseas. Queensland Police Minister Bill Byrne said before he took on his current role, he thought only a small part of society was interested in and shared... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Police unite to hunt Qld child predatorsArgos detectives to track down sexual predators within the state, in Australia
Police unite to hunt Qld child predators
Adelaide Now / Posted 28 days ago
Argos detectives to track down sexual predators within the state, in Australia and overseas. Queensland Police Minister Bill Byrne said before he took on his current role, he thought only a small part of society was interested in and shared... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State lawmakers ask for delay in “Rattlesnake Island” proposalof venomous timber rattlesnakes on an off-limits island in Massachusetts’ large
State lawmakers ask for delay in “Rattlesnake Island” proposal
WWLP Springfield / Posted 28 days ago
of venomous timber rattlesnakes on an off-limits island in Massachusetts’ largest drinking water supply is under fire. (Bill Byrne/The Mass. Division of Fisheries and Wildlife via AP) BOSTON (WWLP) – A group of lawmakers want the state to delay... Read more
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News.com.au
What we need to do to stop bikie crimewere far too broad and, ultimately, they had little effect in curbing the gangs
What we need to do to stop bikie crime
News.com.au / Posted 28 days ago
were far too broad and, ultimately, they had little effect in curbing the gangs’ criminal activities. Police Minister Bill Byrne, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath announce the repeal of the VLAD laws. Picture:... Read more
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Northern Star
Queensland strengthens anti-terror lawsneed national consistency in these laws and my Government is determined to work
Queensland strengthens anti-terror laws
Northern Star / Posted 28 days ago
need national consistency in these laws and my Government is determined to work towards that." Police Minister Bill Byrne said the new laws would equip police with the powers they need to respond swiftly to any public emergency. The... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Queensland strengthens anti-terror lawsneed national consistency in these laws and my Government is determined to work
Queensland strengthens anti-terror laws
The Daily Mercury / Posted 28 days ago
need national consistency in these laws and my Government is determined to work towards that." Police Minister Bill Byrne said the new laws would equip police with the powers they need to respond swiftly to any public emergency. The... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Queensland strengthens anti-terror lawsneed national consistency in these laws and my Government is determined to work
Queensland strengthens anti-terror laws
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
need national consistency in these laws and my Government is determined to work towards that." Police Minister Bill Byrne said the new laws would equip police with the powers they need to respond swiftly to any public emergency. The... Read more
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Queensland Times
Queensland strengthens anti-terror lawsneed national consistency in these laws and my Government is determined to work
Queensland strengthens anti-terror laws
Queensland Times / Posted 28 days ago
need national consistency in these laws and my Government is determined to work towards that." Police Minister Bill Byrne said the new laws would equip police with the powers they need to respond swiftly to any public emergency. The... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Queensland strengthens anti-terror lawsneed national consistency in these laws and my Government is determined to work
Queensland strengthens anti-terror laws
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 28 days ago
need national consistency in these laws and my Government is determined to work towards that." Police Minister Bill Byrne said the new laws would equip police with the powers they need to respond swiftly to any public emergency. The... Read more
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News Mail
Queensland strengthens anti-terror lawsneed national consistency in these laws and my Government is determined to work
Queensland strengthens anti-terror laws
News Mail / Posted 28 days ago
need national consistency in these laws and my Government is determined to work towards that." Police Minister Bill Byrne said the new laws would equip police with the powers they need to respond swiftly to any public emergency. The... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Queensland strengthens anti-terror lawsneed national consistency in these laws and my Government is determined to work
Queensland strengthens anti-terror laws
Daily Examiner / Posted 29 days ago
need national consistency in these laws and my Government is determined to work towards that." Police Minister Bill Byrne said the new laws would equip police with the powers they need to respond swiftly to any public emergency. The... Read more
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The Courier Mail
State flags changes to terror lawsboundaries of declared areas. Police would also be able to take items from peo
State flags changes to terror laws
The Courier Mail / Posted 29 days ago
boundaries of declared areas. Police would also be able to take items from people during emergencies. But Police Minister Bill Byrne said further law changes would be required at a later date to bring Queensland fully into line with other s... Read more
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Brisbane Times
VLAD laws 'should be scrapped': TaskforceVLAD, a sentencing act, and the anti-association laws themselves, be either rep
VLAD laws 'should be scrapped': Taskforce
Brisbane Times / Posted 29 days ago
VLAD, a sentencing act, and the anti-association laws themselves, be either repealed or overhauled. Police Minister Bill Byrne, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath announce the outcome of the review of... Read more
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