Posted: 11 November, 2016

Cairns Pubs & Nightclubs Have A Big Decision To Make...

ATTENTION CAIRNS CLUBBERS: Cairns Pubs & Nightclubs have a big decision to make and it will impact you!


By the 15th of November, Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs have to decide whether they’d rather trade until 2am with NO lockout OR to 3am with a 1am lockout.

The vote to decide on the lockout times in the Cairns Safe Night precinct is causing division between businesses.

Councillor Richie Bates says a one-size-fits-all approach WON'T WORK!

Cr Bates added, "There are distinct advantages to allowing the different closure times in the one precinct - patrons will not all be leaving premises at the same time, maximizing transport efficiency with less likelihood of anti-social behaviour.”     

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