Any CBD venue could be exempted from Barry O’Farrell’s new lockout laws providing it pays a “reasonable fee”, it can be revealed.
The legislation allows … Read more
After a string of high-profile assaults in the city over recent weeks, alcohol-fuelled violence has now come to the beach with attacks on Australia Day … Read more
By Michael Koziol and Triana O’Keefe
Grassroots forces mobilising to fight the state government’s liquor laws have been dealt a hammer blow, with Premier Barry … Read more
NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell’s announcement of lockouts and a freeze on new liquor licences has prompted both applause and condemnation from the wide variety of … Read more
The political fate of Barry O’Farrell’s legislation to curb alcohol-fuelled violence is still unknown, with opposition to certain aspects of the package surfacing.
There is … Read more
The NSW government’s package of liquor regulation has met with strong criticism from operators, drinkers and freedom advocates.
Premier Barry O’Farrell announced on Tuesday that … Read more
Independent MP for Sydney Alex Greenwich has expressed concern about the state government’s liquor reforms.
Premier Barry O’Farrell announced on Tuesday that venues in the … Read more
The frequency and brutality of violent, drunken brawls on Sydney streets has led some to speculate that steroid usage might be fuelling this aggression.
The … Read more
OPINION – Nicole Doughty
On Saturday, a young woman in Melbourne’s suburbs died after an argument with her partner turned violent. This news may not … Read more
Efforts to transform Sydney’s late-night economy face structural barriers in the form of transport options, critical mass and penalty rates, the City of Sydney’s business … Read more