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Changes to legislation regarding motorbike owners and riders

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Josephine Garmeister
33 Avocet Court

Total Signatures - 776

Sponsoring Member: The Clerk of the Parliament

Posting Date: 22/10/2013

Closing Date: 22/04/2014

Tabled Date: 6/05/2014

Responded By: Hon Jarrod Bleijie MP on 19/05/2014

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House the recent changes made to the legislation in regard to motorbike owners or riders is not only discriminatory but is also unjustified and a personal attack on those individuals who ride for pleasure and are and will continue to be law abiding, upstanding, family or community orientated riders.

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to amend the legislation that will not by any means allow for personal, direct, indirect or otherwise or have a negative impact or legal ramification on the riders who can prove that they are law abiding, outstanding family community orientated citizens.  We also request that the House requires that the relevant Minister gives their undertaking that law abiding motorbike owners and riders will not be subjected to the recent legislative changes.