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Feb 17, 2016

The silent majority backs Sydney’s lockout laws

I’ll declare my interest – I want Sydney to be a safer city. This is my only motivation. I’m not…

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Feb 9, 2016

Proposed early lockout laws the solution to alcohol-fuelled violence in Queensland, surgeon says

A surgeon believes reducing licensing hours for nightclubs as proposed in a review by the Queensland Government will guarantee a…

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Feb 5, 2016

Media release: Emergency workers praise alcohol restrictions as assaults plummet

5 Feb, 2016: Emergency workers have slammed claims that Sydney has become an international joke as a result of the our…

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Jan 18, 2016

‘Last-drink’ laws, not lockouts, reduce alcohol-fuelled violence

Each state and territory of Australia has laws concerning times when alcohol can be sold. As Queensland considers new laws,…

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Jan 11, 2016

Lockout laws are here to stay, says Mike Baird

BOTTLE shops across the state will be forced to continue closing at 10pm, with Premier Mike Baird adamant the ­restriction…

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Jan 8, 2016

Queensland lockout laws: One-punch death proof they must stay

ALCOHOL-fuelled violence at the weekend which ended in tragedy shows why it was vital the State Government’s lockout laws should…

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Dec 15, 2015

Binge drinking vs drinking every day: which is more damaging to your health?

ABC Online: Hang around an inner-city emergency department on a Friday night and you will see the damage binge drinking…

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Nov 24, 2015

Sydney Rapid Transit Network to cut direct city service for commuters west of Bankstown

Alcohol is sending hundreds of thousands of people to emergency departments each year, far outranking the scourge of ice, research…

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Sep 15, 2015

Key must not turn on alcohol lockout laws

OPINION, TOBY HALL: Two years ago, on any Friday or Saturday night, the emergency department at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney…

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Aug 5, 2015

Media Release: A doubling in the number of Newcastle’s licensed premises confirms success of the “Newcastle Conditions”

4 August 2015: Recent figures provided by Newcastle Police show that the total number of licenced premises in inner Newcastle have…

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