A baby killer who won $3000 compensation last year because he was forced to eat vegetables instead of halal meat in jail now wants more money.

Raymond Akhtar Ali, who is serving a life sentence for chopping up his newborn baby, has appealed for the payout to be doubled to $6000.

But the State Government also has appealed against the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal compensation decision, hoping to stop Ali getting any money.

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