No re­lief for killers

The Cairns Post - - NATION -

NEW laws to al­low for the Western Aus­tralian Gov­ern­ment to keep the worst mass mur­der­ers and se­rial killers be­hind bars have passed State Par­lia­ment.

The changes give the at­tor­ney-gen­eral the power to sus­pend any moves to pa­role the worst killers for up to six years at a time.

Mass mur­der­ers and se­rial killers will be de­fined as those who com­mit three or more mur­ders on the same day or two or more mur­ders on sep­a­rate days. The pow­ers to be given to the at­tor­ney-gen­eral will be unique in Aus­tralia.

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