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Law review not needed after couple’s crash death, Police Minister says

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Online petitions have also emerged after the death of the couple and their unborn child, adding to calls by some, including LNP police spokesman Dan Purdie, for a crackdown on repeat youth offenders.

One petition listed on Change.org calling for a “clean-up” of the Youth Justice Act to “take reoffending criminals off the street” had received more than 83,000 signatures by 5pm on Thursday.

Matty Field and Kate Leadbetter were expecting a baby.Credit:Facebook

Hosted by road trauma advocacy group Citizens Against Road Slaughter and addressed to Ms Palaszczuk, Youth Justice Minister Leanne Linard and Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman, the petition calls for longer penalties and no parole for repeat offenders. At least two others have…



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