In bars across Sydney, people are raising glasses to the repeal of lockout laws. Monday marked the end of the 1:30 am lockout and moved last drinks all of 30 minutes from 3:00 am to 3:30 am for everywhere except Kings Cross and Darlinghurst. While this is a move in the right direction, the government is still choosing winners and losers under the pretence of safety.
This change is too late for the businesses that have gone bankrupt because the government sent their customers to bed early without a nightcap.
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