Tony Jardine, of the Rebels Sunshine Coast, said he "can
guarantee ... nil" local members have been charged with those offences, and
suggested it was time for the authorities to name names in support of their
A police media spokeswoman suggested that course of action
was not clear cut.
"The Rebels is a declared criminal motorcycle gang," the
"For privacy reasons, the Queensland Police Service cannot
publicly release a person's criminal history.
"Some information will be on the public record through the
The call for names of offenders to be released was
repeated by Caloundra Rebel Angelo Garozzo.
In an email to Police Minister Jack Dempsey, he wrote:
"Put up or shut up with your lies and propaganda.
"All you have to support your argument is your childish
name calling ... scum, vermin. That's all you got. If not, prove it."
Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie defended the "tough stance
against these gangs".
"We have made these laws very tough for a reason: to
protect the public and send a strong message to the criminal motorcycle
gangs," he said.