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SYDNEY'S bikie gangs are flying in reinforcements from overseas and stockpiling weapons amid growing tension between criminal groups, a senior member said.
A source with a confessed criminal history and links to motorcycle gangs, who asked to remain anonymous, has told ABC radio of an escalating violent turf war between Sydney's bikie gangs.
The bikie said the recent bombing of a Hells Angel Club at Petersham, in Sydney's inner west, was just a test of bomb-making capacity.
He said that bikies had been stealing cars to use in a spate of drive-by shootings.
In one shooting incident, two males inside a western Sydney house were injured as six were sprayed with bullets.
In response to Mr Hawi's proposed meeting of the bikie gang hierarchy, NSW Premier Nathan Rees said neither he, nor police, were going to sit back and allow gang leaders to sort out their own problems.
The high-level bikie meeting "probably should have happened some time ago", Mr Rees said.
Following Sunday's airport killing, NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione told bikies that if they "want to act like terrorists, we'll deal with them like they're terrorists".
Canadian-based international bikie expert William Marsden said it's not unusual for clubs to call for back-up from their overseas affiliates when so called "bikie wars" escalate.
"It was known that the Bandidos, for instance, came to Canada to try and organise and strengthen their associate clubs against the Hell's Angels," Mr Marsden told the ABC.