Callinan review delayed by two weeks
The Callinan review into lockout laws, which was due to be released by the end of August, has been delayed until mid-September.
The NSW Government will now receive the independent review on 13 September following an extension request by the Hon. Ian Callinan AC, according the Liquor and Gaming NSW.
Callinan made the formal request this week on the back of the State Supreme Court’s ruling that the NSW Justice Department does not have the legal authority to declare Sydney specific CBD venues subject to the lockout laws.
Callinan has received more than 1,800 public submissions and input from three round-tables. There have been calls to lift blanket lockout laws, while Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore called for compromise.