Publications

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

List of publications

Refusal of service - powers of licensees policy

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.

Residential premises - licensing requirement policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements associated with the grant of a licence and it also identifies the matters that the licensing authority may have regard to when considering applications in respect of a residential premises.

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.

Safety and Security at licensed premises policy

Including those licences issued as an Occasional Licence.

Sale of Liquor on the Internet policy

Guidance for licensees regarding selling liquor on the internet.

Section 40 certificate of local planning authority policy

Guidance on submitting an unconditional section 40 certificate (certificate of local planning authority) or development approval lodged in lieu of a section 40 certificate.

Show cause proceedings – Section 64 of the Act policy

Guidance as to the process that will be followed where the licensing authority proposes to impose, vary or cancel conditions on a licence on its own motion.

Small Bar Licences policy

Guidance as to the intent of small bar licences and the legislative requirements associated with them. It also provides guidance as to other matters that the licensing authority may have regard to when considering applications for small bar licences.

Special Facility Licence - foodhall policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility ‘foodhall’ licences.

Special Facility Licence – online wine sales policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility ‘online wine sales’ licences and the matters that may be taken into consideration when determining an application for such a licence.

Special Facility Licences – catering policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility “catering” licences and the matters that may be taken into consideration when determining an application for such a licence.

Special Facility Licences – works canteen policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility ‘works canteen’ licences and the matters that may be taken into consideration when determining an application for such a licence.

Special Facility Licences policy

Guidance as to the legislative and operational requirements associated with the grant, variation, substitution and cancellation of special facility licences.

Standards of licensed premises policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements and criteria that will be used when considering the suitability of premises to be licensed under the Act.

Tastings – producer’s and other licences policy

Guidance to licensees who wish to conduct tastings on their licensed premises or at another licensed premises.

Temporary bars policy

Guidance on Temporary Bar Licences.

Trading name policy

Guidance as to the legislative provisions relevant to trading names.

Website information for certain licences policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to websites maintained by, or on behalf of the licensee.

Page reviewed 01 August 2019