Took a the necessary six thousand votes in an online poll instigated by the Courier Mail, to get her to see just how important an issue this is. Only took ten days or so to get the required votes. A clear win for People Power.
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PROMINENT Queenslanders and victim support groups who stood united in their call for GPS tracking to monitor the state's most dangerous sex offenders have applauded the State Government for finally committing to stricter scrutiny.
It comes as more than 6000 Queenslanders signed The Courier-Mail's petition calling for the State Government to roll out the technology as soon as possible.
Bruce Morcombe, father of missing Sunshine Coast teenager Daniel, supported the State Government's decision to listen to the public.
"Obviously, we see this as a good thing because what has been available to date, we just haven't been able to get right," he said.
"People can identify that these people have rights, as we all do, but there is also an emotional side here where people tend to say, once you have a couple of strikes, it's bad luck and throw away the key."