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Transphobia victim denied day in court

BY ALEXANDER LEWIS A transgender woman who was bashed outside a Newtown pub missed her day in court because police told her that her attacker’s sentencing was next year. Stephanie McCarthy, 43, found out one of her attackers, Alexis Ozanne, had escaped gaol time on Tuesday through the media. She told City Hub she asked […]

Newtown to self-impose lock outs

BY STEPHANIE TILLER Newtown nightclubs will self-impose lockouts due to community anguish over increased violence and the area’s changing vibes. Newtown Liquor Accord Chairman Tim Clayton said restrictions were essential to protect the character of the area and to ensure patrons would be safe coming into the summer months. “It was just something that we […]