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You are here: Home News and media CMC media releases Media releases — 6 July 2010 – 29 June 2011 CMC statement on Palm Island death in custody — 14.03.2011
You are here: Home News and media CMC media releases Media releases — 6 July 2010 – 29 June 2011 CMC statement on Palm Island death in custody — 14.03.2011

CMC statement on Palm Island death in custody — 14.03.2011

CMC Chairperson Martin Moynihan AO QC will issue a public statement tomorrow (Tuesday, 15 March 2011) regarding the police investigations into the Palm Island death in custody of Mulrunji in 2004.

In June last year the CMC recommended that the QPS consider disciplinary proceedings against six officers involved in investigations relating to the Palm Island death in custody.

QPS Deputy Commissioner Kathy Rynders was appointed to consider these recommendations and she provided her response to the CMC earlier this year.

The CMC has now considered DC Rynders report and will publicly announce its decision tomorrow.

When: Tuesday 15 March

Time: 1.30pm

Where: Crime and Misconduct Commission / Level 2, North Tower, Green Square / 515 St Pauls Terrace / Fortitude Valley

Please note all mobile phones and laptops to be switched off during CMC media conferences.


For further information contact:

Shelley Thomas, Communications Officer
E: [email protected]
Tel:  3360 6344     Mobile:  0407 373 803     Fax: 3360 6235

Leanne Hardyman, Media Adviser
E: [email protected]
Mobile:  0407 373 803     Fax:  3360 6235

Last updated: 18 January 2012

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