Kings Cross

And the winner of Sydney's lockout laws is ... Star casino!

Michael Koziol It's just past 2am when 18-year-old Melissa Abarca and her three friends arrive at the Star casino. The Wollongong girls aren't here to gamble, though they concede it's likely they will have a...

Kings Cross late-night bus service a flop

Revealed numbers: State Transit chief executive Peter Rowley.

Jacob Saulwick The government’s transport response to alcohol-fuelled violence in Sydney’s Kings Cross is proving a flop, with barely a handful of passengers choosing to use new late-night bus services.

Late-night pubs in Kings Cross and CBD to face new fees: George Souris

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Sean Nicholls Pubs, clubs and other venues will be hit with annual fees of up to $24,500 under a new risk-based liquor licensing scheme announced by the NSW government.

Man sought over alleged Kings Cross sexual assault

Kings Cross suspect

Emma Partridge Police have released footage of a man strolling down a Kings Cross street in the dark seconds before a woman was sexually assaulted as she walked home.

ID scanners ready for Kings Cross rollout

High-risk Kings Cross clubs, pubs and hotels will use ID scanners from next month as part of the NSW government's crackdown on alcohol-related violence.

NSW's first banning order bars two from Kings Cross high-risk venues

Kings Cross

Sean Nicholls Two men with a history of violence have been banned from large venues in Kings Cross for a year under the first use of special powers introduced following the death of teenager Thomas Kelly.

Parents label Kings Cross attack 'coward punch' as son on life support

Rachel Olding His friends call him ''Bones'' and they are hoping he has the strength to pull through the biggest challenge of his life.

Street violence: ID scanners for Kings Cross delayed

Sean Nicholls The system of linked identification scanners for large pubs and nightclubs in Kings Cross that the NSW government planned to have in place last month might not be up and running for another six...

Kings Cross venues want late-trading trials extended

Safer Sydney

Sean Nicholls Two of the largest venues in Kings Cross are asking the City of Sydney council to renew trials of late trading for two years amid debate about alcohol-fuelled violence and its relationship with...

I never thought something like this would happen to me, says Kings Cross bashing victim

Ben

On Wednesday night, me and about 15 friends headed out to Kings Cross for some farewell drinks for one of our mates.

Kings Cross streets no safer after licensed venues crackdown

Thomas Kelly

Sean Nicholls A state government crackdown on licensed venues in Kings Cross following the death of teenager Thomas Kelly has failed to improve assault rates in the street in the area, but has driven down...

Kings Cross defies NSW violence trend

Kings Cross

Sean Nicholls Kings Cross is defying a statewide downward trend in alcohol-related assaults outside licensed venues, despite a government crackdown following the death of teenager Thomas Kelly.

Daniel Christie funeral: father pays tribute to Kings Cross punch victim

Christie

Nick Ralston The father of one-punch victim Daniel Christie has told a funeral service in Sydney that his son would not have wanted people to feel hate and revenge towards others.

John Ibrahim says 'ridiculous' lockouts will not stop violence in Kings Cross

John Ibrahim

Lisa Davies Sydney nightclub entrepreneur John Ibrahim believes mateship is the key to stopping alcohol-fuelled violence on Sydney streets, not "ridiculous" lockouts and sanctions on venues.

Brother 4 Life insignia banned from Kings Cross pubs and clubs

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Sean Nicholls A ban on bikies wearing club insignia from entering pubs and clubs in Kings Cross will be extended to include the notorious Sydney gang Brothers 4 Life.

Brothers 4 Life included in Kings Cross bikie badge ban

Sean Nicholls A ban on bikies wearing club insignia from entering pubs and clubs in Kings Cross will be extended to include the notorious Sydney gang Brothers 4 Life.

Alcohol violence: Long wait for drinkers' identity scanners at Kings Cross

Safer Sydney

Sean Nicholls Two key measures aimed at reducing alcohol-related violence in central Sydney - mandatory scanning of patron identification in Kings Cross and a risk-based licensing scheme for venues - will not be...

Kings Cross patrons to be identified each night in crackdown

Kings Cross

Sean Nicholls The largest Kings Cross hotels and nightclubs will have to scan the identification of customers every night of the week and for 24 hours on Fridays, weekends and public holidays under rules designed...

Police to lock out bikie gangs from Kings Cross

Bikie

Sean Nicholls Kings Cross police are planning to banish scores of bikie gang members and known criminals from pubs and nightclubs using new ID scanning powers aimed at curbing alcohol-related violence.

Master plan to clean up Kings Cross

Kings Cross.

Sean Nicholls Kings Cross residents would be asked to nominate a cap on the total number of patrons allowed into all pubs and clubs in the area under a proposal by a local business group to reduce alcohol-fuelled...