Police stop illegal Sydney rave: pull the plug on party

Frustrated Aussies have lashed out at police for shutting down a secretive rave at a headland overlooking Bondi Beach.

Police were called to Ben Buckler Point, North Bondi, at about 4.20pm after receiving reports from council about the “unauthorized event”.

Hundreds of people – most who found out about the event through Instagram reels, TikTok videos and word of mouth – were at the sunset rave.

It’s understood the location of the raves is not publicly available and can only be found in a secret WhatsApp group.

Footage shared on social media showed the carefree ravers dancing to music played by an open-air DJ as rain fell at the lookout spot.

But things quickly soured when police arrived and broke up the “illegal” event.

“A large number of people were in attendance and with the assistance of additional police from nearby commands, officers enforced the alcohol prohibited area,” a NSW Police spokesperson told news.com.au

“The crowd complied and had dispersed by 9pm with no arrests made.”

Popular Sydney event account Bondi Lines questioned why police felt the need to break up the rave.

“Surely we should be able to put some DJs on in a public space on a Sunday

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