The Queensland Police Service’s annual statistics recently revealed some positive results from the last financial year. According to the statistics Brisbane has the lowest assault rates in the state with a 4 per cent drop recorded.
Brisbane’s 3 Safe Nights Precincts (which is where Brisbane’s pubs and bars are concentrated), showed signifcantly improved results. The Fortitude Valley area recorded a 15.6 per cent decline and the CBD an 18,4 per cent decline. Assaults in the Caxton Street area dropped by 23.8 per cent.