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“There is no intelligence to suggest there is any link between the events in Europe and anybody here.”
“These are well-practiced, well-established protocols. The resources are there and the determination is there to keep Victoria safe and never let these evil murderers win out.”
The attacks in Paris and the Bataclan Theatre also prompted tighter security at sporting events across the summer, which included the introduction of the “ring of steel” security cyclone fencing around the MCG for cricket games. The fence was widely criticised for causing massive lines and delays as huge crowds attempted to pass through and gain entry into the ground. The MCG and AFL recently announced that the fence would not return for the AFL season, however it’s unknown if that position has changed in light of recent events.