Tag: Alcohol related violence

NSW Premier announces lockouts

The Sydney Morning Herald is reporting that Premier Barry O’Farrell has announced tough new measures aimed at reducing alcohol violence in Sydney’s CBD.

OLGR clamps down on “irresponsible promotion” in Kings Cross

The NSW Office of Liquor (OLGR), Gaming and Racing has ordered Kings Cross bar, No Vacancy, to cancel an attempt at breaking the Guinnes world record for the most mojitos made in one hour. The event was scheduled to be held last Friday night.

EDITOR’S BLOG: The Pub with no Pool Cues

We have seen legislative changes including lockouts, increased security, bans on certain drinks and of course, the bans on glassware to reduce the number of glassing incidents. The latest call has been for a ban on pool cues and glass ashtrays.