This month LNP leader Deb Frecklington vowed to introduce Australia’s toughest punishment for child killers if the LNP wins the next state election. After the killer of toddler Mason Jett Lee was jailed for nine years – with a non-parole period of just six years, the LNP is determined to bring penalties into line with community expectations. Click here to read more.
A future LNP Government will introduce a new offence of child manslaughter that will ensure similar crimes are punished with a mandatory 15-year jail penalty. We will also increase the minimum non-parole period for the murder of a child under 18 from 20 to 25 years.