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High Cost when friendship turns toxic

When Thomas Kelly died after an unprovoked assault in Kings Cross in July 2012, the issue roared back to the top of the agenda. What Nicolaou and the AHA did next sowed the seeds for the sanctions we witnessed on Tuesday.

Rather than agreeing to work with the community to trial various options such as earlier closing hours and lockouts, the lobby group rejected them out of hand.

Instead it tried to shift the focus to personal responsibility, police, pre-fuelling (drinking at home before going out) and illicit drugs.

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