Peter Beattie Police Attack

An eye witness account by Jackie French describing how she and her friend, Trish, helped to save future Queensland Premier, Peter Beattie, from serious injury after a young policeman named Linsay Edward Daniels attacked Beattie inside Trades Hall and had lost control of himself.

Click below to listen to the story of how these two women saved future Premier, Peter Beattie.....

Please note that this story contains descriptions of excessive police violence and sexual assault that may be upsetting to some listeners

This incident occurred at about 6:15pm on Thursday 22 July 1971 shortly after police had charged on mass and attacked a peaceful demonstration against apartheid outside the nearby Tower Mill motel.