Deferring a court appearance. The police and the mainstream media are dealing softly, softly with Friday's assault on members of Sydney's Jewish community as they walked at Bondi after a Jewish Sabbath dinner. Not even a clue is given in the reports as to the background of those charged with the assaults. The identity of the one accused old enough to appear in a court for adults was not revealed as he was bailed by police to appear at Waverley Court on 3 December.

The social media has been far less restrained with this YouTube item being typical with Muslims in the headline which is not something the news report itself said: