Tag Archives: violence

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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Review: Undercard

Picture this: From a bird’s eye view, a car travels along a sunlit road, fringed with countryside. In the car, a family of three is smiling, relaxed, and enjoying the ride. The mother puts on a CD, and all of a sudden the scene is ruptured by loud death metal, …

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