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Our Streets Are Out Of Control! (not really)

The way the media go on about crime we’re likely to be a victim of, you’d think there’d be more chance of someone getting bashed to within an inch of their lives by drunken hooligans than being able to enjoy a night out.

Not so much.

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The above graph shows total number of assaults not connected with domestic violence per year until the end of last year. Incidents are decreasing, and have been since 2008.

Don’t live in fear.

(Data from the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics & Research.)

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