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Teen girl charged after Asian women attacked

By ALEC SMART A 17-year-old girl was arrested after two Asian women were racially abused and threatened in Marrickville in Sydney’s inner west whilst they were crossing a road. The incident was filmed on several mobile phones, including a resident in a house overlooking the crossing, and widely shared on social media. The assailant, a […]

Violence hits Bondi

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 marring celebrations. A 24-year-old Irish backpacker was attacked by an unknown man on Campbell Parade, Bondi at about 9pm on Australia Day. He was punched and fell to the ground, […]

End blame game and let evidence speak

OPINION - Alex Greenwich There is growing community concern about the disturbing instances of alcohol-fuelled violence and we urgently need to develop evidence-based solutions by working with doctors, families, businesses, police and residents. Sydney’s problem is not unique. Cities across the country and the world are trying to curb the proliferation of binge drinking and […]