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29 Nov, 2013

New South Wales publishes list of most violent nightclubs

The state’s most violent licensed venues could be forced to implement a ban on shots and glassware earlier than midnight under a further crackdown by Hospitality Minister George Souris.

Mr Souris has released the latest violent venues list, which is again topped by the Ivy nightclub on George Street, which recorded 26 assaults in the past year.

As such Ivy remains the only licensed venue in the state to be hit with level one licensing restrictions for venues with more than 19 violent incidents in a year.

This means it must abide by conditions including a 2am lockout and bans on shots and premixed drinks over 5 per cent alcohol after midnight.

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