NSW Government stance on festivals sees Byron Bay Bluesfest Director threaten to move event
9th February 2019 - Second NSW music festival cancelled in a week
7th February 2019 - Psyfari organisers end event citing NSW Government’s ‘war on festivals’
31st January 2019 - Police say Rainbow Serpent Festival ‘hijacked’ by organised drug dealers
20th January 2019 - NSW Government to require licensing of music festivals after drug deaths
18th January 2019 - Leading medical body calls for pill testing trials at Australian festivals
16th July 2018 - Pollstar acknowledges Bluesfest as Australia’s top music festival
4th January 2016 - NSW Premier Baird threatens to shut down festivals over drug use
29th November 2015 - Woman dies at Sydney Stereosonic music festival as 70 face drug charges
21st April 2014 - Byron Bay Bluesfest celebrates 25th anniversary
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