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May 14, 2021

Byron, Lismore venues off the list

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Along with Lismore’s Mary Gilhooley’s, they have been removed from the list of violent venues in NSW.

This does not mean that no violent incidents took place in or around the venues – Mary Gilhooleys had nine incidents since last year’s report while Cheeky Monkeys had eight.

The list itself has halved this year, with 33 venues on either level one (12 to 18 violent incidents in a year) or level two (19 or more violent incidents in a year) restrictions.

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