Music festival organiser says new regulations are ‘an invasion of civil liberties’

NSW music festival operators have criticised the new strict licencing scheme, saying it stifles the music industry and that festival-goers should be free to take their own risks.

Global drug trafficking operation run out of Villawood detention centre, phone taps reveal

American pensioner Peter Strand was frail, desperate and the victim of multiple romance scams when he was targeted by a global fraud network, run by a Villawood detainee, which saw him arrested trying to bring 2.5kg of cocaine into Australia.