ACT Police out in force for Rebels' national meeting in Canberra this weekend

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Police from the ACT's outlaw motorcycle group and the AFP's National Anti-gang Squad will be out in large numbers this weekend monitoring the Rebels' outlaw motorcycle gang's annual meeting in Canberra.

A series of small groups of Rebels club members rolled into Fyshwick on Friday ahead of their national meeting at their Wollongong Street club house on Saturday.

ACT policing make their presence felt in Wollongong street Fyshwick, the home of the Rebels bikie clubhouse, ahead of ...

ACT policing make their presence felt in Wollongong street Fyshwick, the home of the Rebels bikie clubhouse, ahead of this weekends planned club Annual meeting. Photo by Karleen Minney. Photo: Karleen Minney

While ACT Police would not say how many officers would be on the streets for the meeting, members of the Taskforce Nemesis, traffic, general duties and specialist response teams were given a watching brief for the weekend.

A police spokeswoman said they would be monitoring for any intimidating, anti-social or illegal activity, and ensuring Rebels members were compliant with road transport laws.

She said police were not expecting any disruptions to traffic over the weekend, but people may see small groups of Rebels "riding around the Capital over the weekend".

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