CRAZY Y RULES S EARL’S JUKE JOINT, NEWTOWN
KINGS CROSS S HOTEL
80-year-old grandmother turned ed away from celebrations with her er grandkids because she didn’t have ID. It’s mandatory for licences nces to be scanned at some Sydney ydney venues.
Banned from having a pinball machine or live music.
GOROS, SURRY HILLS
Security guards have to have the word ‘security’ in 10cm lettering on the front and back of their clothing. The venue copped a $1000-plus fine because he had it on the front but not the back of his clothing. They were also told they couldn’t have a mirror ball.
BURROW BAR, CBD
George St bar owner told to put up a sign telling people to consider their neighbours and leave quietly. George St is the city’s main street dominated by high rise offices.
THE IVY, CBD
A policeman took out a ruler to determine whether a security guard was complying with a rule whichhih which says security logos lo need d to be 10cm x 10cm.
SOUTH DUBBO TAVERN
A singer-songwriter is told they can only play covers but not their own songs. The reason? Licensing conditions.
LOWLANDS BOWLING CLUB, NEWCASTLE
Ukulele lesson for over 60s was shut down because of a noise complaint. It was 5.30pm on a Monday.
Pub owners have to potentially deal with seven government agencies about noise complaints: the Department of Planning, NSW Police, NSW Environment Protection Authority, local council, Roads and Maritime Services, Liquor and Gaming NSW and Property NSW.