Australian police commissioners meeting in Sydney have backed national anti-bikie laws that would leave gang members with "nowhere to hide".

The forum was held as the Queensland government announced tough anti-bikie laws including plans for a special ultra-secure facility for the state's worst bikie criminals at Brisbane's Woodford Correctional Centre.

Laws prohibiting bikies from wearing gang colours, stronger powers to stop and search, banning bikies from businesses such as tattoo parlours and the ability to seize motorbikes were being debated by the Queensland government on Tuesday, Queensland police commissioner Ian Stewart said.

NSW's top cop Andrew Scipione said a national approach would ensure "those that are involved in (criminal) activity can run but there will be nowhere to hide".

"When we have significant troubles around this nation, or in fact around the globe, we've brought a national solution to the table," he said.

Discussions on national legislation had begun between the NSW police force and the government, he said.

Both Mr Scipione and Mr Stewart were confident the laws wouldn't simply push problems into another state.

A "coordinated approach (will) drive (bikies) not just from Queensland but from our shores," Mr Stewart said.

Their comments were supported by Victorian police commissioner Ken Lay, who said his officers had found military-grade firearms during targeted raids on Hells Angels.

"It is important to make it very, very clear to these people that it will not be tolerated," he said.

 

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