Many women do not feel safe at music festivals, citing the particular combination of big crowds and alcohol and drug intake making them particularly wary.
Sexual harassment and assault are common experiences in general. Bianca Fileborn and Phillip Wadds suggest there is no reason to assume this is any different at music festivals.
Yes, lockout laws have succeeded in decreasing crime in certain neighbourhoods. But an analysis of transport data points to different impacts across the city, writes Phillip Wadds.