Tag Archives: Kings Cross

Kings Cross named Australia’s safest suburb

With the ink barely dry on the new alcohol restrictions, Kings Cross has miraculously been named Australia’s safest suburb. Exclusive sources reveal that over the course of just five nights, the Cross skyrocketed to the top of the “Safest Suburbs Index”, much to the disbelief of industry experts and party …

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Letters

Lockouts Should Be Considered in the Cross Osman Faruqi’s column “Alcohol & Violence” (Vol. 58, No. 10) makes some good points about Kings Cross and alcohol-related violence, especially in regard to drinking culture, venues and the availability of late-night transport. However it appears Faruqi has misinterpreted a study into venue …

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Ice Cream, Politics & Gossip Girl: Alcohol & Violence

The tragic death of teenager Thomas Kelly earlier this month has reignited debate about Australia’s “booze culture” and the level of violence in our society. Kelly died after being struck in the head by an assailant, now identified as 18-year-old Kieran Loveridge, late on a Saturday night in Kings Cross. Immediately following the …

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