SYDNEY’S tougher liquor laws have not been the death sentence many predicted for businesses in the city and Kings Cross.
For those not catering exclusively to the late-night party set there have actually been many benefits.
2 September 2014: The NSW ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance (NAAPA) has warned a NSW Parliamentary Committee against prematurely judging measures to reduce alcohol-related violence in NSW.
NSW Government media release: Licensed venues and patrons are reminded the NSW Government’s latest measures to make Sydney CBD streets and venues safer from alcohol-related violence come into effect today, Friday 18 July 2014.
NEW lockout laws driving drunk punters on to the streets have raised a record amount in fines from drinkers who refuse to go home.
Ch10: It’s been 3 months since tough new lock-out laws were introduced in and around Kings Cross and residents say their community has been reborn
28 May, 2014: Banning shots and high-alcohol content drink sales after midnight in the Sydney CBD is another big step in the fight against alcohol-fuelled violence, emergency workers say.
On 15 April 2014 NAAPA, the NSW/ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance, held a Forum at NSW Parliament House titled Alcohol policy in NSW: Where to now?
Media Release, 31 March 2014
Assault drop welcomed relief for emergency workers
3 March 2014: The assault rate in Newcastle has dropped by a third since the trading hours of licensed venues in the area were reduced, a study released today has found.
EARLIER closing times at Newcastle hotels have led to a sustained reduction in late-night violence, with up to 4000 assaults prevented in the nearly six years since the restrictions were imposed, a new study shows.