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NSW Liberals question last-minute pub protest against lockout laws
Government says ‘Unhappy Hour’ campaign may have breached the state’s electoral donation laws

Josephine Tovey

22, Mar, 2019 @8:17 AM

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Overbearing laws don’t just throttle nightlife, they corporatise fun | Brigid Delaney
Sometimes you don’t realise a way of life is gone until you get a taste of it in another place

Brigid Delaney

26, Feb, 2019 @11:56 PM

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How Britain's post-industrial cities got hooked on booze
With heavy industry mostly gone, cities such as Newcastle, Leeds and Liverpool have become worryingly dependent on the alcohol-driven night-time economy

Ian Wylie

19, Feb, 2019 @12:15 PM

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Bar's ban on men chatting up women: is it feminism gone too far, or Don Draper redux?
The Maple Bar in Canberra wants to bring ‘a bit of class’ to the capital, raising questions over what sort of measures are needed to protect women

Elle Hunt

25, Feb, 2017 @11:13 PM

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Queensland drops lockout laws in favour of mandatory ID scans
Annastacia Palaszczuk says the reduced trading hours already in place will ‘reduce the level of violence across our state’

Joshua Robertson

23, Jan, 2017 @8:31 AM

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From Hottest 100 to Dami Im: Australian music’s 10 biggest talking points of 2016
There was no shortage of controversy – be it over national identity or Eurovision – but there were also plenty of plaudits for performers new and old

Jody Macgregor

23, Dec, 2016 @3:09 AM

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Norfolk Island body issuing Australian gambling licences to be shut down
Norfolk Island Gaming Authority to be shut down after a scathing report found it to be have internal controls that could ‘give rise to fraud and corruption’

Helen Davidson

04, Nov, 2016 @9:16 PM

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Two-thirds of assaults at Sydney's Star casino not reported to police
A brawl, a broken leg and a security guard head-butting a patron are just some of the 75 altercations at the venue not reported to police this year

Elle Hunt

01, Nov, 2016 @2:38 AM

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Thousands rally against lockout laws in Sydney
An estimated 10,000 people have marched against the city’s lockout laws, joined by artists Jimmy Barnes, Urthboy, Hayley Mary and One Day

Guardian staff and agencies

09, Oct, 2016 @6:20 AM

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Flume releases new track and video in support of Keep Sydney Open campaign
Video for the track Heater shows plaques being installed at venues that have closed since Mike Baird introduced lockout laws

Steph Harmon and agencies

27, Sep, 2016 @3:30 AM

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Art & About in Sydney: a city snapshot from brothels to bulldozers and beaches
A trio of events looks at where the city has come from and where it’s going to with changing laws, suburbs and people

Cassie Tongue

22, Sep, 2016 @3:07 AM

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Sydney's lockout laws could be relaxed to 2am, independent review finds
Callinan report says entertainment venues could be allowed to serve alcohol until 3.30am and people across NSW should be permitted to buy takeaway alcohol until 11pm

13, Sep, 2016 @9:09 AM

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