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Aug 9, 2019

SMH Opinion: You can’t argue with the facts: our lockout laws are saving lives

Pat Gooley, Secretary of the Police Association of NSW: On New Year’s Eve 2013, I was working as a police…

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Aug 8, 2019

ABC: Sydney lockout laws eradicate alcohol-related assault deaths at St Vincent’s Hospital

Sydney’s lockout laws should be extended across the entire state to reduce alcohol-fuelled violence, according to the New South Wales…

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May 30, 2019

Nadine Ezard – Don’t lock out the facts on lockout laws: they’ve made this city safer – SMH

It’s hard not coming to the conclusion that the saga around Sydney’s lockout laws is coming to its denouement. The…

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May 30, 2019

Anthony Grabs: Relaxing lockout laws will lead to more violence – Daily Telegraph

Five years ago, on any Friday or Saturday night, St Vincent’s Hospital’s Emergency Department would be awash with the victims…

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Jan 15, 2019

Newcastle Herald – Calls for Newcastle-style restrictions to be introduced to licensed venues statewide

A new push will be launched today for earlier legal ‘last drinks’ and lockouts for licensed venues – like the conditions in Newcastle CBD,…

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Nov 14, 2018

SMH: I fear a return to bloodied brawls on Sydney’s streets

Life is a wonderful thing. There’s no doubt that most of us take it for granted. Sometimes life itself seems…

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Nov 6, 2018

Media Release: Emergency services workers concerns for extending the grip of 2am alcohol trading to residential suburbs of the city

Emergency services workers have expressed concerns on a proposal by the City of Sydney which would extend trading hours, for…

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Sep 12, 2018

Daily Telegraph: Newtown assaults jump 63 per cent

THE exodus of revellers from Kings Cross to Sydney’s new night-life capital of Newtown has driven a 63 per cent rise…

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Sep 3, 2018

SMH: Man dead after mob of ‘angry males’ swarms paramedics

A 25-year-old man has died after paramedics say an angry crowd prevented them from treating him in Sydney’s south. Paramedics…

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Aug 15, 2018

SMH: Assaults on paramedics an unacceptable workplace hazard

Sunday’s article by Julie Power exposes the shocking cases of assault experienced every day by NSW paramedics. Power’s story reveals the…

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