14 Oct

Super jail’ for criminal bikie gangs

Southport Watchhouse
OMCG Members are to be housed in a special purpose jail and face being in their cells for 23 out of 24 hours

A special ultra-secure facility at Woodford Correctional Centre will house the highest risk members of criminal motorcycle gangs.
In prison, criminal motorcycle gang members will face:

  1. Restricted hours out of their cell (potentially as little as one hour a day)
  2. Increased drug testing
  3. Frequent, proactive cell searches
  4. Only one hour non-contact visits with family members per week
  5. No TVs in their cells
  6. No access to gymnasium facilities
  7. All phone calls, other than to legal representatives, will be monitored by intelligence staff
  8. Mail to be opened, searched and censored.