NSW Police are continuing to take a hard line approach with all musical events with the Bohemian Besfreask the latest event told it can’t proceed due to safety concerns. The festival is in its 4th year in the same location and the police on 26 October is when the police seemed to decide the event would not proceed. According to the event organisers the police have not disclosed to the organisers their concerns. The festival is a 3 day camping event attracting around 3,000 people.
In addition, if the 3 day event does proceed the police have indicated the bill this year will be $200,000 (2017 cost was $16,000). By way of comparison alt-right Lauren Southern was hit with a $68,000 bill from Victoria police where there were major demonstrations in Melbourne.