A report by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
shows a substantial reduction in the number of assaults in the Kings Cross and Sydney CBD entertainment precincts, following changes to laws governing the sale of alcohol.
According to the latest figures compiled by the New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
, 1600 people were charged with committing a range of 27 offences in the state's "places of worship" in 2008.
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, Sydney, 2002.
But NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
director Don Weatherburn said police did not collect information on ethnicity of attackers or victims in assault crimes.