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An outspoken free speech advocate who promotes conspiracies about police and judicial corruption has been ordered not to publish anything on his website while on bail.Russell Gordon Haig Mathews has been behind bars on remand since February after being charged with stalking several police and government officials.
On Tuesday the disability pensioner was granted bail at Brisbane Supreme Court – several months after a different bid was quashed.As part of his strict conditions, Mathews will not be allowed to publish anything on his website.The site in question promotes conspiracy theories, some alleging police, judicial and government corruption and a “worldwide terrorist Catholic mafia.
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Russell Gordon Haig Matthews is 71 year old.
The court was told Mathews, 71, was refused bail in July as he didn’t appear to understand he needed to comply with conditions.Justice Frances Williams said there was a risk he might “continue with the conduct which is the subject of the offences”.She noted there had been a “substantial” change in his position since then as Mathews was now assisted by the Caxton Legal Centre and had ongoing support from a social worker.
The applicant now recognises that he … understands the court has jurisdiction over him,” Justice Williams said.Mathews, from Booval, is charged with multiple counts of unlawful stalking, along with charges of contravening an order about electronically stored information and failing to appear at court.Police allege Mathews stalked three police officers and a senior court registrar online.
He maintains his innocence and has indicated he will fight the charges.During a bail hearing at Ipswich Magistrates Court in May, crown prosecutor Andreas Galloway said Mathews considered himself to be subject to a conspiracy” or believed “there is corruption in a system against him”.On Tuesday, Mathews’ defence lawyer Lily Fletcher submitted her client could comply with not publishing material on his website and having no contact with the complainants.
His affidavit states he now understands he must refrain from such conduct, whether he considers it to be legally justifiable or not,” Justice Williams said.Under his bail conditions, Mathews will also need to report to police and refrain from displaying signage relating to the complainants.