Sydney’s lockout curfew to be pushed back for New Year’s Eve

(Nick Jarvis, 1 December 2014, 

Sydney’s 1.30am lockouts will be lifted by the State Government for one night only this New Year’s Eve. The Daily Telegraph reports that venues in the CBD and Kings Cross will be able to admit new punters until 3am – but the 3am ‘last drinks’ law will remain in place...

...Independent Sydney MP Alex Greenwich – one of two Sydney MPs to have opposed the lockout laws in parliament – spoke with inthemix on the temporary lift, calling it, “a win for common sense and crowd control… I hope the Minister extends this to Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.” [Photo via National Parks NSW.]

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