Sydney is divided with “one rule for me; and one for thee.”
The residents of 12 local government areas (LGA) feel unheard by the New South Wales government. Astonishingly, when the mayors of these 12 LGA’s first requested a hearing with Premier Gladys Berejiklian, she declined.
Even though the state of NSW is under strict stay-at-home orders, every weekend thousands of people flock to the eastern coastline to enjoy world-famous beaches.
While only 30-minutes inland, residents are subjected to constant police helicopter surveillance, patrols, questioning, and heavy-handedness that seems to go unchecked.
So, I went to Bass Hill to speak with the locals.
One thing became clear, they observed a two-rule system being implemented, with them receiving the shorter end of the stick.