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Red tape: your security at risk?

Posted by: 2UE | 12 July, 2012 - 10:12 AM
Lord Mayor Clover Moore defends delays installing a security camera

Is red tape risking your security? Stuart Bocking & Lord Mayor Clover Moore on why CCTV cameras are desperately wanted, bureaucracy holds them back and criminals are getting away with murder.

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NSW Premier O'Farrell said he had spoken to Lord Mayor Clover Moore about moves to install more CCTV cameras in Kings Cross and understood this was occurring.

He said, however, although cameras were useful, such events should be prevented.

Mr O'Farrell has blamed the federal government for refusing an application by the council for $500,000 to install more cameras in Kings Cross.

The council said earlier it was the state government who had refused the application.

Paul Murray speaks with the Premier on the tragic loss of life over the weekend with the killing of Thomas Kelly.


City of Sydney Council has rejected suggestions a missing security camera in Kings Cross could have prevented the death of teenager Thomas Kelly.

A camera near where the 18 year old was king hit was approved more than 4 months ago but is yet to be installed, while two others were rejected

The Council says it takes a lot of work to install the camera and it should be complete next month.

Acting CEO Gary Harding says it was a tragic incident that wouldn't have been stopped by a camera.


Getting tough on growing violence

Courts need to be tougher on violence in the community?

There is no excuse for violence. The man responsible for the death of a teen in Kings Cross should face the full force of the law. Police Minister Mike Gallacher & Jason Morrison on what the community expects.


Teen dies after Kings Cross assault

Family appeals for information after teen dies in Kings Cross assault

A teenager who was king hit in Sydney's Kings Cross on the weekend has died in hospital. Two Murrays discuss the attack on Thomas Kelly by an unknown man as he walked along Victoria Street.

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