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Lockout laws lacklustre at least

By ALLISON HORE New data released last week casts doubt on the claims that Sydney’s controversial ‘lockout laws’ have led to a decrease in violence in the CBD areas that they cover. The University of Sydney research involved using new methods of statistical analysis to look into existing violent crime data. The preliminary findings show […]

Late night revelry moves east

BY JADE MORELLINI Sydney’s nightlife has undergone a dramatic transformation, particularly in the Eastern Suburbs since the Lockout Laws in 2014 were introduced and nightclub security isn’t helping with questions surfacing on their ability to keep party-goers safe. A new study released in March 2017 by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) […]