I have to wonder how real this threat really was?:
MILITARY facilities are in lockdown across southwest Sydney over fears bikie gangs may try to break in to weapons armouries.
The security alert at Holsworthy army base has been elevated to “safe base charlie” since Friday – at around the same time bikie laws were being brought in to effect – The Daily Telegraph has learned.
Security at all other Defence Force sites around Liverpool, including the Moorebank weapons storage facility, has also been raised.
A Defence Department spokesman last night confirmed security at all Defence sites in southwest Sydney that held weapons – likely to include machineguns, mortars and rocket launchers – had been raised because of the “bikie threat”. [The Daily Telegraph]
For those that don’t know the bikie gangs here in Australia are pretty prolific and one of the biggest crime syndicates in the country. The Australian police have been increasingly cracking down on the bikies which not everyone was happy about.