Lockout keeping tourists from Mardi Gras, venues say

(Michael Koziol, 1 March 2015, Sydney Morning Herald)

The state government's lockout laws are keeping tourists away from Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and have turned the city into a "laughing stock" overseas, according to venue owners around Oxford Street...

...Independent MP for Sydney Alex Greenwich said he was disappointed by the government's decision but Mardi Gras was a "resilient organisation" and the event would continue to grow.

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