Since the trackers were introduced in November last year following a
Courier-Mail campaign, 20 offenders monitored under the Dangerous
Prisoners (Sexual Offenders) Act have been hauled back to the Supreme
Court for breaches.
The breaches included substance abuse (38 per
cent), supervision non-compliance (33 per cent), possession of
pornography (19 per cent) and proximity to victims (10 per cent).
finding out things about these individuals that we never knew before we
had this capacity," Mark Rallings, executive director of specialist
"I have no doubt whatsoever without GPS and without case management the reoffending rates would be much higher than they are." Read more here.