At approximately 1am on Saturday, 27th August [1983] the police raided the “old” Club 80 which is situated at 48 Little Oxford Street. It is reported that plain clothes detectives were already in the building when reinforcements from the Vice Squad arrived and forced an entry. Eleven men were handcuffed and taken to Darlinghurst Police Station where they were all charged with scandalous conduct and indecent assault on a male.

A support group (including a solicitor) assembled outside the police station and

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