Cross to Bear

In 2012, 18-year-old Thomas Kelly was killed in a senseless act of violence on the streets of Kings Cross. It became the final blow in a long-held battle to clean up the notorious party hotspot, which had become infamous for brawls and bad behaviour. Almost 9 years on from his oldest son's death, and as the last of the lock-out laws are repealed, Ralph Kelly reflects on how he and his family's lives changed forever on that cold July night. 


Reported by Steve Hart.

Written and Produced by Sydney Pead.

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