A list of publications put out by the department's service areas.

List of publications


Banned Drinkers Register

A Banned Drinkers Register (BDR) is a register of people who are prohibited by current legislation from purchasing packaged (takeaway) liquor from some or all licensed premises in Western Australia.

Takeaway Alcohol Management System

A Takeaway Alcohol Management System (TAMS) is a system designed to support liquor restrictions, by reducing opportunities for people to purchase quantities of liquor, above what is mandated within any applicable restriction.

Safety and Security at licensed premises

Including those licences issued as an Occasional Licence.

Responsible promotion and advertising of liquor

This document provides the industry with a framework of practices to follow in the responsible promotion and advertising of liquor.

Refusal of service — powers of licensees

This guideline explains the provisions of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (the Act) that can be relied upon by licensees and other authorised persons to refuse service to people.

Liquor accords

Guidance as to the legislative and operational requirements associated with Liquor Accords.

Incident register at licensed premises

To provide licensees with guidance regarding their obligations in relation to recording incidents that occur on and in the vicinity of their licensed premises.

Harm Minimisation Plan

Requirements as part of a licence application, to meet and maintain measures and practices of harm minimisation.

Fire safety measures in licensed premises

A policy to provide a set of minimum fire safety measures for licensed premises

Page reviewed 07 September 2023