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All-ages events held in Sydney in honour of drunken violence

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Nappy not-for-profit helps mothers fleeing violence

A nappy collecting not-for-profit has grown from a post on Facebook to now operate in four states. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Israeli ground troops clash with Hamas militants in Gaza as violence continues, pro-Palestinian protesters rally in Sydney

Israeli troops have entered the Gaza Strip, as the deadly exchange of fire between the Jewish state and militants in the Palestinian enclave continues. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Culture: No Excuse For Abuse forum targets domestic violence in migrant community

A national forum is shining the light on domestic abuse in Australia’s growing migrant population, amid warnings that women are being exposed to violence, exploitation and discrimination. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Alcohol-fuelled violence figures down

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Bonds firm as Iraq violence escalates

The Australian bond market is stronger in cautious trade as militants take over more towns in Iraq. Full News here – The Sydney Morning Herald National Headlines

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Alcohol Fuelled Violence

How effective have the new lock-out laws been in reducing the rate of alcohol-fuelled violence? Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Safer Sydney: Citizens' jury unites to tackle violence on the streets

Safer Sydney: Citizens' jury unites to tackle violence on the streets It is a problem politicians and experts from law enforcement, the health sector and the community have failed to successfully tackle. Now 43 average citizens have been tasked with finding a way to reduce the violence on Sydney's streets while … Full News here […]

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Qld appeals child sex, violence sentences

QUEENSLAND’S government has told the Director of Public Prosecutions to appeal over sentences handed to a sex offender and two violent offenders.      Full News here – NEWS.com.au | National Breaking News

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One-punch laws: mandatory sentences for drunken violence ‘a recipe for injustice’, say NSW legal experts

Members of the NSW legal establishment say tough mandatory sentences for drunken violence will not deter offenders. An eight-year minimum sentence for fatal one-punch attacks involving alcohol was one of the key measures announced yesterday. Premier Barry O’Farrell was driven to act by public outrage at recent violence in Kings Cross and Sydney’s CBD. Full […]

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'One-punch laws': Sweeping changes to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence in Sydney

'One-punch laws': Sweeping changes to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence in Sydney Mandatory eight-year jail sentences for fatal one-punch attacks fuelled by alcohol or drugs are among are raft of measures to be introduced to curb alcohol-related violence in Sydney. The so-called one-punch laws, announced by New South Wales Premier … Full News here – Read more on […]

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‘One-punch laws’: Sweeping changes to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence in Sydney

Mandatory eight-year jail sentences are to be introduced for fatal one-punch attacks fuelled by alcohol or drugs as part of a raft of measures to curb alcohol-related violence in Sydney. The so-called “one-punch laws”, announced by New South Wales Premier Barry O’Farrell today, include expanded Sydney CBD lockout zones, a freeze on new liquor licences, […]

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NSW govt to discuss Sydney's alcohol-fuelled violence

NSW govt to discuss Sydney's alcohol-fuelled violence The meeting comes after weeks of pressure to consider a range of measures to reduce incidents like the 'king hit' or blind punch attacks responsible for the recent deaths of two Sydney teenagers. NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell has said cabinet will … Full News here – Read more […]

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One-punch laws: Barry O’Farrell announces sweeping changes to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence in Sydney

NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell has announced a raft of measures to curb alcohol-fuelled violence, including mandatory eight-year sentences for fatal one-punch assaults. The so-called “one-punch laws” also include Sydney CBD lockouts, a freeze on new licences and the statewide closure of bottle shops at 10:00pm. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from […]

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Another night, more drunken violence

ALCOHOL-fuelled violence has again ruled the streets of the city at the weekend as the NSW Government struggles to contain the problem. Full News here – Daily Telegraph | NSW and ACT

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