Townsville saw scenes of chaos once again on the weekend as “organised” youth crime groups terrorised the streets damaging cars and property and leaving behind a trail of devastation.
Queensland councils have collectively endorsed a new model of detention that would see young criminals sent to remote properties to serve out their sentences and engage in therapeutic and intense “bush therapy.
The Katter’s Australian Party will lobby the Palaszczuk Labor Government to provide legal protections to victims of crime, arguing the current system makes “criminals out of innocent people” whilst providing a hall pass to violent, recidivist juvenile offenders.
Katter’s Australian Party (KAP) Leader and Traeger MP Robbie Katter has called on the Palaszczuk Labor Government to offer $1,500 security grants to Queenslanders affected by crime in communities that have a property offence crime rate that is more than double the state average.
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