So that's it, then. The Lindt cafe siege, which cost two lives plus that of self-obsessed rapist, domestic violence perpetrator and murder conspirator Man Haron Monis, was a learning experience. The NSW government would “take the lessons learned” from the coroner's report, said Premier Gladys Berejiklian.

"There will always be lessons to be learned from events such as this," then-Premier Mike Baird said.