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Brisbane Times
LNP questions cost of police probes into govt MPscharged. This is despite the opposition repeatedly calling for the investigati
LNP questions cost of police probes into govt MPs
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
charged. This is despite the opposition repeatedly calling for the investigations in the first place. Police Minister Bill Byrne hit out at Opposition MP Tim Mander Photo: Chris Hyde In the most fiery budget estimate hearing match-up to date,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Handgun scrutiny 'besmirches' farmers: ManderPolice Minister Bill Byrne has been accused of "besmirching" the state's farmer
Handgun scrutiny 'besmirches' farmers: Mander
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Police Minister Bill Byrne has been accused of "besmirching" the state's farmers, for questioning why primary producers in Queensland consider handguns to be "essential tools of the trade". Shadow police minister Tim Mander questioned Mr Byrne and... Read more
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Queensland Times
New vision to protect Ipswich cops on the joblooking forward to being able to provide much more evidence that our officers a
New vision to protect Ipswich cops on the job
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
looking forward to being able to provide much more evidence that our officers are doing the right thing.” Police Minister Bill Byrne said the 2200 new devices added to the 500 already rolled out on the Gold Coast. He said this was the largest... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Body worn recorders for policelooking forward to being able to provide much more evidence that our officers a
Body worn recorders for police
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
looking forward to being able to provide much more evidence that our officers are doing the right thing." Police Minister Bill Byrne said the 2200 new devices added to the 500 already rolled out on the Gold Coast during a trial. He said this was... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Cops to record your every moveit back captures the previous 30 seconds of the incident minus the audio,” Mr H
Cops to record your every move
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
it back captures the previous 30 seconds of the incident minus the audio,” Mr Hutchings told reporters. Police Minister Bill Byrne says by the time 2700 body-worn cameras are in use it will represent the largest number of devices issued to any... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Body cameras spread throughout police serviceGold Coast and traffic police. Queensland police are set to be issued 2200 mor
Body cameras spread throughout police service
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
Gold Coast and traffic police. Queensland police are set to be issued 2200 more body cameras. Photo: File Police Minister Bill Byrne says the 2700 body-worn cameras will represent the largest number of devices issued to any law enforcement agency... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland police to wear body cameras amid boost in digital evidence capacityhas also dramatically boosted its data storage capacity to allow for the future
Queensland police to wear body cameras amid boost in digital evidence capacity
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
has also dramatically boosted its data storage capacity to allow for the future collection of evidence. Police Minister Bill Byrne said the rollout of body-worn cameras (BWCs) would start today and was the fourth biggest of its type in the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Funding cut to body policing liquor lawsto the "Newcastle solution" as one example of success. A review has been built
Funding cut to body policing liquor laws
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
to the "Newcastle solution" as one example of success. A review has been built into the legislation. While Police Minister Bill Byrne said late last month he was keeping "an open mind" as to whether the lockout component of the laws would need to... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
JOBS: Why a jobs boom looms for Central Queenslandnext six to 12 months according to CTC general manager Darryl Lapworth. But it
JOBS: Why a jobs boom looms for Central Queensland
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
next six to 12 months according to CTC general manager Darryl Lapworth. But it depends heavily on Member for Rockhampton Bill Byrne, Member for Keppel Brittany Lauga, Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry and Rockhampton-based Senator... Read more
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The Courier Mail
No timeline for Ipswich upgradesGrace has refused to give a timeline on the redevelopment of the Ipswich Turf a
No timeline for Ipswich upgrades
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Grace has refused to give a timeline on the redevelopment of the Ipswich Turf and Greyhound Clubs, despite former Minister Bill Byrne promising the upgrade a year ago. The Minister was put under the blowtorch by former Police Minister, turned... Read more
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Adelaide Now
No timeline for Ipswich upgradesGrace has refused to give a timeline on the redevelopment of the Ipswich Turf a
No timeline for Ipswich upgrades
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
Grace has refused to give a timeline on the redevelopment of the Ipswich Turf and Greyhound Clubs, despite former Minister Bill Byrne promising the upgrade a year ago. The Minister was put under the blowtorch by former Police Minister, turned... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Cops go cold on scammerstwo investigations into boiler rooms that were before the courts had cost taxpa
Cops go cold on scammers
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
two investigations into boiler rooms that were before the courts had cost taxpayers more than $5 million. Police Minister Bill Byrne said he was confident the QPS could tackle cold call fraud. WHAT ARE BOILER ROOMS - Cold callers offer... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Nice tragedy prompts Games security 'tweak'of the Games, before any review is needed. "In other words, the time to do the
Nice tragedy prompts Games security 'tweak'
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
of the Games, before any review is needed. "In other words, the time to do the homework is now," he said. Police Minister Bill Byrne ... "if we receive a request to lift security, we will act". Photo: Chris Hyde Cr Tate said security issues were... Read more
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Queensland Times
Get ready for bushfire season nowindicating above normal fire potential for parts of Queensland. Ms Howard and
Get ready for bushfire season now
Queensland Times / Posted 8 days ago
indicating above normal fire potential for parts of Queensland. Ms Howard and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Bill Byrne said the outlook was a timely reminder to prepare for what could be a busy bushfire season. Ms Howard is... Read more
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The North West Star
Firefighters union fights for more staff as fire crew roles heat upneeds attention from the view of crewing for trucks." The figures, tabled in P
Firefighters union fights for more staff as fire crew roles heat up
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
needs attention from the view of crewing for trucks." The figures, tabled in Parliament by Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne in response to a question on notice from Steve Minnikin, showed the breakdown of staff throughout different... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Firefighters union fights for staff as heat is on crews to adaptneeds attention from the view of crewing for trucks." The figures, tabled in P
Firefighters union fights for staff as heat is on crews to adapt
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
needs attention from the view of crewing for trucks." The figures, tabled in Parliament by Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne in response to a question on notice from Steve Minnikin, showed the breakdown of staff throughout different... Read more
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The North West Star
Queensland's hung Parliament agrees on terrorism, security lawsor imminent terrorist attack. The counter-terrorism and other legislation amen
Queensland's hung Parliament agrees on terrorism, security laws
The North West Star / Posted 11 days ago
or imminent terrorist attack. The counter-terrorism and other legislation amendment bill, introduced by Police Minister Bill Byrne in April, amends 2015 legislation in the wake of recent international terrorist attacks. It strengthens police... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Hung Parliament agrees on terrorism, security lawsor imminent terrorist attack. The counter-terrorism and other legislation amen
Hung Parliament agrees on terrorism, security laws
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
or imminent terrorist attack. The counter-terrorism and other legislation amendment bill, introduced by Police Minister Bill Byrne in April, amends 2015 legislation in the wake of recent international terrorist attacks. Queensland Police during... Read more
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The North West Star
Firefighters union fights for further staff increasesfrom the view of crewing for trucks." The figures, which were tabled in parlia
Firefighters union fights for further staff increases
The North West Star / Posted 11 days ago
from the view of crewing for trucks." The figures, which were tabled in parliament by emergency services minister Bill Byrne in response to a question on notice from Steve Minnikin, show the breakdown of staff throughout different regions... Read more
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Queensland Times
The five things the Libs will do to beat the drug Iceplan was a 'to do' list, then all the boxes would have already been ticked by t
The five things the Libs will do to beat the drug Ice
Queensland Times / Posted 12 days ago
plan was a 'to do' list, then all the boxes would have already been ticked by the Palaszczuk Government," Police Minister Bill Byrne said. "The Federal Government already funds Dob in a Dealer. Bikie clubhouses are closed. The Palaszczuk and... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
The five things the Libs will do to beat the drug Iceplan was a 'to do' list, then all the boxes would have already been ticked by t
The five things the Libs will do to beat the drug Ice
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
plan was a 'to do' list, then all the boxes would have already been ticked by the Palaszczuk Government," Police Minister Bill Byrne said. "The Federal Government already funds Dob in a Dealer. Bikie clubhouses are closed. The Palaszczuk and... Read more
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News Mail
The five things the Libs will do to beat the drug Iceplan was a 'to do' list, then all the boxes would have already been ticked by t
The five things the Libs will do to beat the drug Ice
News Mail / Posted 12 days ago
plan was a 'to do' list, then all the boxes would have already been ticked by the Palaszczuk Government," Police Minister Bill Byrne said. "The Federal Government already funds Dob in a Dealer. Bikie clubhouses are closed. The Palaszczuk and... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
The five things the Libs will do to beat the drug Iceplan was a 'to do' list, then all the boxes would have already been ticked by t
The five things the Libs will do to beat the drug Ice
The Daily Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
plan was a 'to do' list, then all the boxes would have already been ticked by the Palaszczuk Government," Police Minister Bill Byrne said. "The Federal Government already funds Dob in a Dealer. Bikie clubhouses are closed. The Palaszczuk and... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
The five things the Libs will do to beat the drug Iceplan was a 'to do' list, then all the boxes would have already been ticked by t
The five things the Libs will do to beat the drug Ice
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
plan was a 'to do' list, then all the boxes would have already been ticked by the Palaszczuk Government," Police Minister Bill Byrne said. "The Federal Government already funds Dob in a Dealer. Bikie clubhouses are closed. The Palaszczuk and... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Central Queensland surveyor makes historyof Queensland, was appointed by the minister for Natural Resources and Mines.
Central Queensland surveyor makes history
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
of Queensland, was appointed by the minister for Natural Resources and Mines. Acting Natural Resources and Mines Minister Bill Byrne said Ms Norton, from Gladstone, had 20 years experience as a cadastral surveyor, one of three specialist areas of... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Police Minister Bill Byrne accused of ‘misleading parliament’THE state's firearm dealers have taken aim at Police Minister Bill Byrne for "d
Police Minister Bill Byrne accused of ‘misleading parliament’
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
THE state's firearm dealers have taken aim at Police Minister Bill Byrne for "deliberately misleading Parliament" in the administration of a Weapons Consultation Forum. According to the Firearm Dealers Association of Queensland, Mr Byrne told... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Safer nights in Rocky with new lawsinitiatives being introduced under Queensland's new Safe Night Precincts laws w
Safer nights in Rocky with new laws
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
initiatives being introduced under Queensland's new Safe Night Precincts laws which come into effect today. Rockhampton MP Bill Byrne this week announced $501,709 in funding over two years for the Rockhampton Safe Night Precinct saying it would... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Early lockout laws to take effect across Queenslandsaid. However, the Palaszczuk Government may be leaving the door open to not m
Early lockout laws to take effect across Queensland
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
said. However, the Palaszczuk Government may be leaving the door open to not moving ahead with lockouts. Police Minister Bill Byrne was asked if it was possible the State Government would not bring in the lockout in February if the earlier... Read more
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The North West Star
Lockouts: Queensland Police Minister keeping 'open mind' on 1am lockout lawsviolence, the 1am lockout, which was due to be implemented in February 2017, ma
Lockouts: Queensland Police Minister keeping 'open mind' on 1am lockout laws
The North West Star / Posted 23 days ago
violence, the 1am lockout, which was due to be implemented in February 2017, may not occur. Police Minister Bill Byrne, rolled out by the government to talk about the legislation's implementation in the midst of a strong campaign... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'Let's see what happens': Police Minister casts doubt on lockout lawsviolence, the 1am lockout, which was due to be implemented in February 2017, ma
'Let's see what happens': Police Minister casts doubt on lockout laws
Brisbane Times / Posted 23 days ago
violence, the 1am lockout, which was due to be implemented in February 2017, may not occur. Police Minister Bill Byrne, rolled out by the government to talk about the legislation's implementation in the midst of a strong campaign... Read more
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News Mail
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airliftedairlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Poli
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airlifted
News Mail / Posted 26 days ago
airlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne today on the importance of checking smoke alarms and ensuring their heating appliances have been serviced and are... Read more
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Daily Examiner
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airliftedairlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Poli
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airlifted
Daily Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
airlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne today on the importance of checking smoke alarms and ensuring their heating appliances have been serviced and are... Read more
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Northern Star
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airliftedairlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Poli
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airlifted
Northern Star / Posted 26 days ago
airlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne today on the importance of checking smoke alarms and ensuring their heating appliances have been serviced and are... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airliftedairlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Poli
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airlifted
The Daily Mercury / Posted 26 days ago
airlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne today on the importance of checking smoke alarms and ensuring their heating appliances have been serviced and are... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airliftedairlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Poli
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airlifted
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
airlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne today on the importance of checking smoke alarms and ensuring their heating appliances have been serviced and are... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airliftedairlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Poli
UPDATE: 12-old Gympie fire victim airlifted
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 26 days ago
airlifted to Brisbane. GYMPIE residents were issued a timely warning from Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne today on the importance of checking smoke alarms and ensuring their heating appliances have been serviced and are... Read more
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Weekly Times
Auxiliary station closure claims denieddown up to 30 Fire and Emergency Service auxiliary stations across the state.
Auxiliary station closure claims denied
Weekly Times / Posted 29 days ago
down up to 30 Fire and Emergency Service auxiliary stations across the state. Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Bill Byrne responded to the claims today, guaranteeing “there will be no closures of auxiliary fire stations in... Read more

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