Sydney lockout laws

“What do you mean, it’s slightly harder for me to get a Jägerbomb at 1.30am? Damn you, Mike Baird!”

That’s how comedian Jordan Shanks, 26, characterises the resistance to the Sydney lockout laws in his eight-minute diatribe on YouTube. Though he’s against the controversial measures introduced in 2014 to reduce alcohol-fuelled violence in the city’s late-night hotspots, he comes across a bit bitter that this, of all issues, seems to be the one that’s galvanising his generation.

Saturday 27 February, The Guardian

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