Mulrunji - S/Sgt Hurley's manslaughter charge - so be careful what you say, or you might hurt the chance for justice
At about 10.15 AEST this morning, Andrew Boe (pictured above), who is the lawyer for the Palm Island Council, announced that S/Sgt Chris Hurley will be charged with manslaughter over the death of Aboriginal man Mulrunji in a police station on Palm Island in November 2004 - click here for the background info.
Mr Boe was speaking at the Invasion Day rally outside the Parliament of Queensland, George St, Brisbane - click here to see the exact spot on a map.
The Attorney-General of Queensland, Mr Kerry Shine, had called Mr Boe about five minutes previously to let him know about the decision. Mr Boe said that S/Sgt Hurley is expected to be indicted in Townsville on Monday.