Assaults have doubled at Sydney’s casino since lockouts

(Nick Jarvis, 16 February 2015, inthemix.com.au)

When Sydney’s strict lockout laws came into place in February 2014, two major venues were controversially left out of the lockout zone: the casino under construction at Barangaroo, and the Star City Casino in Pyrmont...

...Independent Sydney MP Alex Greenwich has also argued that the casino should be included in the lockout zone, while exemptions should be provided to safe, well-run venues in the city that “provide alternatives to binge drinking.”

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