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The last entry time of 1.30am could be no more...

Lord Mayor Clover Moore has backed calls to drop the contraversial nightlife legislation

Sydney’s lord mayor, Clover Moore, has proposed dropping the city’s controversial lockout laws.

In a submission to the NSW Government's review of liquor laws, Moore...

2am cutoff for serving alcohol will come into effect in July..

Queensland Government are set to pass legislation restricting the sale of alcohol and entry into nightclubs to certain hours.

Premiere Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today that...

Clubbers demand an end to draconian laws.

On Sunday, over 1000 Sydney residents marched through the city to protest New South Wales' lockout laws, in a free rally-cum-festival hosted by protest group, Reclaim...

The laws will be lifted over five years since they were introduced

In February 2014, the city of Sydney implemented a new lockout law across the CBD. Now, more than five years later, the law will be...

Five years on from its implementation, the controversial legislation might finally be rescinded...

Sydney's notorious lockout laws are set to be reviewed and potentially erased.

The Australian city's harsh licensing restrictions are to be re-evaluated over five years...

The US rap crew addressed the issue while on their Australian tour

Wu-Tang Clan voiced their support for the campaign against Sydney’s controversial lockout laws during a gig last night (February 24).

The US rap crew, who...

No more 1.30AM last entry, although bar service remains restricted in Australia's 'only truly global city'... 

Sydney has scrapped the controversial lockout laws for everywhere except the city's Kings Cross. 

This means restrictions on last entry into venues — currently 1.30AM...

Acting Premier Troy Grant says legislation could change if an official review recommends it...

New South Wales’ acting premier Troy Grant has indicated that Sydney’s 1:30am lockout law could be pushed back to 3am, if an official review recommends...

Reclaim The Streets to host public rally & festival this Sunday

Australian lobbying group, Reclaim The Streets, will host a free festival and protest march this Sunday 13th September in the Sydney CBD.

Billed as a...

Double Trouble in Singapore

After 12 years of throwing outdoor beach parties, Singapore’s Zoukout switched from a one-day event to a two-day extravaganza. DJ Mag went along for the ride…

They’re touted as a legislative firewall to keep Aussie partygoers safe, but have Australia’s unpopular ‘lockout laws’ irreparably damaged Down Under’s nightlife for good? DJ Mag...

A few weeks ago, a pair of successful Australian DJs wrote a letter. The now-famous note wasn’t to a manager, a booking agent or even...

Support #KeepSydneyOpen 

Yesterday, much-loved Australian DJ duo Flight Facilities took to Facebook to express their frustration at New South Wales' much-opposed lockout laws. 

The laws, that were...

Australians to take to the streets in protest of Government enforced curfews this Sunday

An enormous protest is set to take place in Sydney this Sunday, in response to the New South Wales Government’s controversial lockout laws.

The rally...

Sydney's strict curfew continues to take its toll

Sydney's lockout laws are having an impact on economy and tourism, the City Of Sydney reports.

Despite news of the review and potential erasure of...