Liquor restrictions

Some restrictions apply to help address harm caused due to the use of liquor.

Liquor restrictions map

 

While enjoying the many attractions Western Australia has to offer, be aware that restrictions are in place in many parts of the State in relation to purchasing, consuming or possessing alcohol.

These restrictions have been implemented as a way of minimising alcohol-related harm in Western Australia.

The Liquor Control Act 1988 provides for the following types of restrictions.

Section 64 Restrictions

Section 64 Restrictions are imposed by the Director of Liquor Licensing, where it is in the public interest.

These restrictions:

  • may limit or prohibit the sale of alcohol from licensed premises by imposing conditions on liquor licences; and
  • can be imposed on all licensed premises within a particular area of the State.

Section 175 Restrictions

Section 175 Restrictions are declared by the Governor of Western Australia on the recommendation of the Minister for Racing and Gaming. These restrictions:

  • apply to a declared area of the State;
  • may prohibit the bringing in, possession and consumption of liquor in the declared area; and
    may provide for penalties to apply to people who contravene the restrictions.

Complete list of liquor restrictions

Agnew (Section 64)

Region: Goldfields

Download Northern Goldfields poster (PDF 187 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Liquor restrictions in the Northern Goldfields affect the following towns:

  • Laverton
  • Agnew
  • Leonora
  • Menzies
  • Leinster
  • Kookynie

Trading hours to purchase takeaway liquor are Monday to Sunday 12 midday to 9pm*

Takeaway liquor cannot be sold in the Northern Goldfields:

  • in individual containers of more than one litre of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than one litre);*
  • beer in glass bottles of 400ml or more.*

*except where the sale is to a lodger at a hotel

Show on Agnew on the map
  • Agnew
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: AU, StateCode: , Latitude: -28.011363, Longitude: 120.517304
  • 120.517304
  • -28.011363
  • Goldfields

Bayulu (Section 175)

Region: Gascoyne

Expires Jun 28, 2022

Current restrictions

The Liquor Control (Bayulu Restricted Area) Regulations 2013 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence, a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000.

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened or unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

Liquor Control (Bayulu Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Bayulu on the map
  • Bayulu
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: AU, StateCode: , Latitude: -18.299975, Longitude: 125.597444
  • 125.597444
  • -18.299975
  • 125.5986,-18.2929 125.613,-18.302 125.615,-18.304 125.611,-18.309 125.5966,-18.3045 125.5966,-18.3083 125.5957,-18.3083 125.5956,-18.3041 125.5915,-18.3028
  • Gascoyne

Boulder (Section 64)

Region: Goldfields

Download Goldfields poster (PDF 133 KB)

Current restrictions

Consuming liquor:

  • on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street. 
  • in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Trading hours

Takeaway liquor may only be sold:

  • Liquor stores
    • Monday to Saturday 11am to 10pm
    • Sunday alcohol cannot be purchased
    • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 10pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday)
  • Hotels, taverns and clubs
    • Monday to Saturday 11am to 12 midnight
    • Sunday 11am to 10pm
    • ANZAC Day  12 noon to 10pm

Product restrictions

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns).
  • Fortified wine (for example port, sherry) in containers of more than one litre of alcohol.
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more for example wine casks of more than two litres).

Show on Boulder on the map
  • Boulder
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: AU, StateCode: , Latitude: -30.78438, Longitude: 121.48293
  • 121.48293
  • -30.78438
  • Goldfields

Broome (Section 64)

Region: Kimberley

Download Kimberley wide liquor restrictions poster (PDF 401 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor may not be sold:

  • in individual containers of more than one litre of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than one litre); and
  • in glass bottles of 400ml or more of beer.

Show on Broome on the map
  • Broome
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -17.9614, Longitude: 122.2359
  • 122.2359
  • -17.9614
  • Kimberley

Bungardi (Section 175)

Region: Kimberley

Expires Sep 19, 2020

The Liquor Control (Bungardi Restricted Area) Regulations 2017 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened and unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

The Liquor Control (Bungardi Restricted Area) Regulations 2017 are due to expire on 19 August 2020.

Liquor Control (Bungardi Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Bungardi on the map
  • Bungardi
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -18.16822, Longitude: 125.604917
  • 125.604917
  • -18.16822
  • 125.603370,-18.157253 125.600533,-18.159641 125.600614,-18.159859 125.600591,-18.160026 125.600447,-18.160331 125.600452,-18.161081 125.600695,-18.161227 125.600984,-18.162187 125.600975,-18.162465 125.601300,-18.163185 125.601715,-18.163614 125.601742,-18.163785 125.601710,-18.163931 125.601620,-18.164068 125.601318,-18.164377 125.601331,-18.164561 125.601557,-18.165337 125.601976,-18.166130 125.601936,-18.166284 125.601418,-18.166493 125.601167,-18.166801 125.601059,-18.167056 125.600863,-18.168156 125.600608,-18.168773 125.600211,-18.169326 125.600170,-18.170575 125.600349,-18.170796 125.601348,-18.171484 125.601501,-18.172570 125.600919,-18.174327 125.600617,-18.175939 125.601191,-18.178044 125.600933,-18.178630 125.601625,-18.178294 125.602483,-18.178646 125.603776,-18.178309 125.606770,-18.176627 125.610455,-18.174956 125.610160,-18.173457 125.610243,-18.172458 125.610965,-18.168412 125.610929,-18.167778 125.609089,-18.165103 125.604433,-18.158674
  • Kimberley

Cheeditha (Section 175)

Region: Pilbara

Expires Sep 10, 2021

The Liquor Control (Cheeditha Restricted Area) Regulations 2012 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened and unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

The Liquor Control (Cheeditha Restricted Area) Regulations 2012 are due to expire on 10 August 2021.

Liquor Control (Cheeditha Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Cheeditha on the map
  • Cheeditha
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -20.75222, Longitude: 117.1203
  • 117.1203
  • -20.75222
  • Pilbara

Coolgardie (Section 64)

Region: Goldfields

Download Goldfields restrictions poster (PDF 133 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor may only be sold:

Liquor stores:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 10 pm
  • Sunday alcohol cannot be purchased
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 10 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday)

Hotels, taverns and clubs:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 12 midnight
  • Sunday 11 am to 10 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 10 pm

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns).
  • Fortified wine (i.e. port, sherry) in containers of more than one litre of alcohol.
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (e.g. wine casks of more than two litres).

Show on Coolgardie on the map
  • Coolgardie
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -30.9531, Longitude: 121.1643
  • 121.1643
  • -30.9531
  • Goldfields

Cue (Section 64)

Region: Mid West

Download Cue liquor restrictions poster (PDF 155 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

In Cue:

  • The sale of 750ml beer bottles (king browns) is prohibited.
  • The sale of wine in two litre casks/flagons is limited to a purchase of one per customer, per day. Wine in casks/flagons greater than two litres is prohibited.
  • The sale of fortified wine (i.e. port, sherry) is limited to a purchase of one bottle per customer, per day.

Show on Cue on the map
  • Cue
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -27.4166667, Longitude: 117.9
  • 117.9
  • -27.4166667
  • Mid West

Dampier (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Dampier liquor restrictions poster (PDF 216 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor can be purchased:

Liquor stores:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday alcohol cannot be purchased
  • ANZAC Day Midday to 8pm  (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday)

Hotels, taverns and clubs:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm
  • ANZAC Day midday to 8pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday and midday to 6pm where ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday

The sale and supply of liquor for consumption at hotels/taverns is prohibited before 11 am, except where it is sold or supplied ancillary to a meal or to a lodger residing at a licensed hotel.

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns)
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than two litres)
  • Fortified wine in containers greater than one litre

 

Show on Dampier on the map
  • Dampier
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -20.6617298126, Longitude: 116.7070770264
  • 116.7070770264
  • -20.6617298126
  • Pilbara

Derby (Section 64)

Region: Kimberley

Download Derby liquor restrictions poster (PDF 144 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

in Derby takeaway liquor can be purchased:

Liquor stores:

  • Monday to Sunday 12 noon to 8 pm

Hotels, taverns and clubs:

  • Monday to Sunday 12 noon to 8 pm

Other restrictions:

  • Liquor can only be served before 12 noon if it is served as part of a meal.
  • The sale of 750ml beer bottles containing mainstream beer is prohibited.
  • The sale of wine in casks or flagons is limited to one 2 litre cask or flagon, per customer, per day.
  • The sale of fortified wine (i.e. port, sherry, muscat etc.) is limited to less than 2 litres per customer, per day. The sale of fortified in a 2 litre cask or flagon is prohibited.

Kimberley wide restrictions:

In addition to the liquor restrictions specific to Derby, the following liquor restrictions exist for the entire Kimberley region:

  • Liquor may not be sold:-in individual containers of more than one litre of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than one litre); and
  • in glass bottles of 400ml or more of beer.

Show on Derby on the map
  • Derby
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -17.322533, Longitude: 123.656845
  • 123.656845
  • -17.322533
  • Kimberley

Fitzroy Crossing (Section 64)

Region: Kimberley

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

In Fitzroy Crossing the sale of takeaway liquor, containing more than 2.7% alcohol cannot be sold to anyone other than a permanent or casual lodger at a hotel.

Kimberley wide restrictions:

In addition to the liquor restrictions specific to Fitzroy Crossing, the following liquor restrictions exist for the entire Kimberley region:

  • Takeaway liquor may not be sold:-in individual containers of more than one litre of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than one litre); and
  • in glass bottles of 400ml or more of beer.

Show on Fitzroy Crossing on the map
  • Fitzroy Crossing
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -18.195852, Longitude: 125.568644
  • 125.568644
  • -18.195852
  • Kimberley

Halls Creek (Section 64)

Region: Kimberley

Download Halls Creek restrictions poster (PDF 218 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

In Halls Creek:

  • The sale of takeaway liquor, containing more than 2.7% alcohol cannot be sold to anyone other than a permanent or casual lodger at a hotel or a liquor merchant.
  • Liquor can only be served before 12 noon if it is served as part of a meal.

Kimberley wide restrictions:

In addition to the liquor restrictions specific to Halls Creek, the following liquor restrictions exist for the entire Kimberley region:

  • Takeaway liquor may not be sold:-in individual containers of more than one litre of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than one litre); and
  • in glass bottles of 400ml or more of beer.

Show on Halls Creek on the map
  • Halls Creek
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -18.224995, Longitude: 127.66986
  • 127.66986
  • -18.224995
  • Kimberley

Irrungadji (Section 175)

Region: Pilbara

Expires Dec 4, 2022

The Liquor Control (Irrungadji Restricted Area) Regulations 2010 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened and unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

The Liquor Control (Irrungadji Restricted Area) Regulations 2010 are due to expire on 4 December 2022.

Liquor Control (Irrungadji Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Irrungadji on the map
  • Irrungadji
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -21.8936, Longitude: 120.1054
  • 120.1054
  • -21.8936
  • 120.1036,-21.8923 120.1061,-21.8925 120.1060,-21.8936 120.1065,-21.8957 120.1034,-21.8955
  • Pilbara

Jigalong (Section 175)

Region: Pilbara

Expires May 2, 2020

The Liquor Control (Jigalong Restricted Area) Regulations 2009 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manger of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence, a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000.

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened or unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area illegally.

The Liquor Control (Jigalong Restricted Area) Regulations 2009 are due to expire on 2 May 2020.

Liquor Control (Jigalong Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Jigalong on the map
  • Jigalong
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -23.35875, Longitude: 120.782753
  • 120.782753
  • -23.35875
  • 120.7823556553935,-23.14183443534902 120.4855327162599,-23.14159343803066 120.4839763925418,-23.355622301324 120.5214525424995,-23.35537580212614 120.5223403502409,-23.42579734204866 120.460166994094,-23.42580744583373 120.4608842632932,-23.38553840000374 120.4439300901524,-23.38578470884922 120.4237833344642,-23.39652944500004 120.4217384707575,-23.42761602346414 120.2957053500638,-23.42734347969312 120.2941866646248,-23.62550917356739 120.2483800249946,-23.62532836751029 120.2469367845281,-23.7393306113359 120.277829493054,-23.73931551269208, 120.278560977424,-23.72518696204291 120.3218920611866,-23.72670441613624 120.3044074663557,-23.76022177523144 120.6442533434253,-23.76220373796188 120.6701467370854,-23.72829473676851 121.0032425876245,-23.72627697122329 121.0021291262921,-23.51023431341635 120.9114765958337,-23.51016304782769 120.9110380021837,-23.30370215799269 120.8508674668538,-23.30630521002404 120.8795283253261,-23.23811221475544 120.9546286021471,-23.12161038457018 121.0034495366724,-23.06775338201758 121.0177705351096,-23.03134310495601 121.0159314852207,-23.01761810730534 121.0868206388469,-22.87280473230227 120.7842432898644,-22.87434883878088
  • Pilbara

Juwurlinji (Section 175)

Region: Gascoyne

Expires Jul 24, 2020

The Liquor Control (Juwurlinji Restricted Area) Regulations 2009 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manger of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence, a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000.

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened or unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area illegally.

The Liquor Control (Juwurlinji Restricted Area) Regulations 2009 are due to expire on 24 July 2020.

Liquor Control (Juwurlinji Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Juwurlinji on the map
  • Juwurlinji
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -16.870162, Longitude: 128.185922
  • 128.185922
  • -16.870162
  • 127.7129275069295,-17.07843295505776 127.6213590175587,-17.07915201538235 127.6205944966607,-17.15070683204392 127.6291705700618,-17.15086918068317 127.6293823237732,-17.23282346153593 127.6493829592595,-17.23311345932319 127.6499010141206,-17.3373065072786 127.8136422984081,-17.33751949729214 127.8138761451954,-17.28686248365606 127.7107799142935,-17.28639971570116 127.7109695051529,-17.23542937707785 127.8231547047603,-17.23390788483427 127.8221247440624,-17.17384093089302 127.8566012588287,-17.17350287951384 127.8564557472527,-17.05590714228313 128.1332119293291,-17.05599183440173 128.1333843576281,-17.05121804576055 128.1944499517452,-17.05040588682453 128.2011345597556,-17.04190103762247 128.1995464640807,-16.8707189265746 128.265317294025,-16.87062307192083 128.2657036557862,-16.78602909944841 128.2340811372234,-16.75084212261026 127.9828609048634,-16.75124761335992 127.9832187111341,-16.70257487775025 127.9696117377916,-16.69844150267942 127.9657772106241,-16.70424376030529 127.9596967671426,-16.71469030494741 127.9501749012918,-16.71955012224077 127.9365898174267,-16.72770760610645 127.9250044171096,-16.73319001404811 127.9128342483422,-16.73217643977017 127.9021112568239,-16.74371052656218 127.8913871861373,-16.74618923143917 127.880244134872,-16.74535658899098 127.8728039585006,-16.75155932716372 127.8703031875976,-16.76111630060171 127.8682765199936,-16.77100703301232 127.8658713122347,-16.76976972702929 127.8655367597583,-16.7616436177577 127.783246010849,-16.68277378180826 127.7140543130812,-16.6829784283626 127.7129275069295,-17.07843295505776
  • Gascoyne

Kalgoorlie (Section 64)

Region: Goldfields

Download Goldfields restrictions poster (PDF 133 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor may only be sold:

Liquor stores:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 10 pm
  • Sunday alcohol cannot be purchased
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 10 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday)

Hotels, taverns and clubs:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 12 midnight
  • Sunday 11 am to 10 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 10 pm

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns).
  • Fortified wine (i.e. port, sherry) in containers of more than one litre of alcohol.
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (e.g. wine casks of more than two litres).

Show on Kalgoorlie on the map
  • Kalgoorlie
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -30.74867, Longitude: 121.47252
  • 121.47252
  • -30.74867
  • Goldfields

Kalumburu (Section 175)

Region: Gascoyne

Expires Mar 2, 2021

Current restrictions

The Liquor Control (Kalumburu Restricted Area) Regulations 2018 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area (unless an exception under r. 9 of the Liquor Control (Kalumburu Restricted Area) Regulations 2018 applies). Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence, a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened or unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

Definitions

The Liquor Control (Kalumburu Restricted Area) Regulations 2018 define:

the Kalumburu Community as the area of land within a radius of 20 km of the point with the following Geocentric Datum of Australia 1998 (GDA94) coordinates:

  1. -14.295444°S;
  2. 126.6423056°E; and

McGowan Island camping grounds as the area of land within a radius of 500 m of the point with the following GDA94 coordinates:

  1. -14.1460611°S;
  2. 126.6498729°E.

 

Liquor Control (Kalumburu Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Kalumburu on the map
  • Kalumburu
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: AU, StateCode: , Latitude: -14.295444, Longitude: 126.6423056
  • 126.6423056
  • -14.295444
  • Gascoyne

Kambalda (Section 64)

Region: Goldfields

Download Goldfields restrictions poster (PDF 133 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor may only be sold:

Liquor stores:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 10 pm
  • Sunday alcohol cannot be purchased
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 10 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday)

Hotels, taverns and clubs:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 12 midnight
  • Sunday 11 am to 10 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 10 pm

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns).
  • Fortified wine (i.e. port, sherry) in containers of more than one litre of alcohol.
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (e.g. wine casks of more than two litres).

Show on Kambalda on the map
  • Kambalda
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -31.20043, Longitude: 121.66158
  • 121.66158
  • -31.20043
  • Goldfields

Karratha (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Karratha liquor restrictions poster (PDF 216 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor can be purchased:

Liquor stores:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday alcohol cannot be purchased
  • ANZAC Day Midday to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday)

Hotels, taverns and clubs:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm
  • ANZAC Day midday to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday and midday to 6pm where ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday.

The sale and supply of liquor for consumption at hotels/taverns is prohibited before 11 am, except where it is sold or supplied ancillary to a meal or to a lodger residing at a licensed hotel.

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns)
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than two litres)
  • Fortified wine in containers greater than one litre

Show on Karratha on the map
  • Karratha
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -20.7367095947, Longitude: 116.8462982178
  • 116.8462982178
  • -20.7367095947
  • Pilbara

Kookynie (Section 64)

Region: Goldfields

Download Northern Goldfields restrictions poster (PDF 187 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Liquor restrictions in the Northern Goldfields affect the following towns:

  • Laverton
  • Agnew
  • Leonora
  • Menzies
  • Leinster
  • Kookynie

Trading hours to purchase takeaway liquor are Monday to Sunday 12 midday to 9pm*

Takeaway liquor cannot be sold in the Northern Goldfields:

  • in individual containers of more than one litre of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than one litre);*
  • beer in glass bottles of 400ml or more.*

*except where the sale is to a lodger at a hotel

Show on Kookynie on the map
  • Kookynie
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -29.334959, Longitude: 121.494098
  • 121.494098
  • -29.334959
  • Goldfields

Kumarina (Section 64)

Region: Mid West

Download Kumarina liquor restrictions poster (PDF 216 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor can be purchased:

Liquor stores:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday alcohol cannot be purchased
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday)

Hotels, taverns and clubs:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday and midday to 6pm where ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday)

The sale and supply of liquor for consumption at hotels/taverns is prohibited before 11 am, except where it is sold or supplied ancillary to a meal or to a lodger residing at a licensed hotel.

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns) •In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than two litres)
  • Fortified wine in containers greater than one litre

Show on Kumarina on the map
  • Kumarina
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -24.761510849, Longitude: 119.5722198486
  • 119.5722198486
  • -24.761510849
  • Mid West

Kunawarritji (Section 175)

Region: Pilbara

Expires Mar 3, 2021

The Liquor Control (Kunawarritji Restricted Area) Regulations 2011 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened and unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

A person does not commit an offence in relation to the possession of the alcohol within the Kunawarritji Community if the person -

  1. is a tourist; and
  2. does not consume the liquor in his or her possession; and
  3. continuously maintains possession of the liquor until such time as he or she has left the Kunawarritji Aboriginal Community.

Tourists using Well 33 camping grounds may possess and consume alcohol while on the Grounds and they do not commit an offence under the regulations.

The Liquor Control (Kunawarritji Restricted Area) Regulations 2011 are due to expire on 3 May 2021.

Liquor Control (Kunawarritji Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Kunawarritji on the map
  • Kunawarritji
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -22.329227, Longitude: 124.72689
  • 124.72689
  • -22.329227
  • 124.432589219501,-22.023929023505 124.39327922078,-22.0649149612803 124.359629055554,-22.1100282747436 124.33214323816,-22.1586000738943 124.311236208675,-22.2099094886164 124.297225888886,-22.2631942230635 124.290328583329,-22.3176617622052 124.290655321228,-22.3725010731509 124.298209718437,-22.4268946340749 124.312887419297,-22.4800306157588 124.334477156682,-22.5311150352243 124.362663444455,-22.5793836979198 124.397030890533,-22.6241137446948 124.437070091006,-22.6646346225753 124.482185036929,-22.7003383043087 124.531701936238,-22.7306885908795 124.584879324478,-22.7552293437269 124.640919310671,-22.7735915091303 124.698979779619,-22.7854988159854 124.758187350169,-22.790772049643 124.817650871305,-22.7893318282343 124.876475225169,-22.7811998334124 124.933775198728,-22.7664984741388 124.988689184131,-22.7454489893551 125.040392471948,-22.718368022459 125.088109911237,-22.6856627267659 125.131127725311,-22.6478244859596 125.168804291607,-22.605421356361 125.200579717325,-22.5590893581812 125.225984068676,-22.5095227604196 125.244644139629,-22.4574635184479 125.256288675114,-22.4036900344374 125.260751992727,-22.3490054186137 125.257975975476,-22.2942254338951 125.248010435108,-22.2401663079383 125.231011870871,-22.1876325951675 125.207240671506,-22.1374052672289 125.177056828938,-22.0902302037722 125.140914250238,-22.0468072467662 125.099353770098,-22.0077799709872 125.052994979403,-21.9737263111252 125.002526996624,-21.9451501723777 124.948698317936,-21.9224741366551 124.892305889348,-21.9060333608108 124.834183549977,-21.8960707468034 124.77519,-21.8927334465729 124.716196450023,-21.8960707468034 124.658074110652,-21.9060333608108 124.601681682064,-21.9224741366551 124.547853003376,-21.9451501723777 124.497385020597,-21.9737263111252 124.451026229902,-22.0077799709872
  • Pilbara

Kundat Djaru (Section 175)

Region: Kimberley

Expires Sep 18, 2022

The Liquor Control (Kundat Djaru Restricted Area) Regulations 2010 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • Where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence, a fine of up to $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000.

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened and unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

The Liquor Control (Kundat Djaru Restricted Area) Regulations 2010 are due to expire on 18 September 2022.

Liquor Control (Kundat Djaru Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Kundat Djaru on the map
  • Kundat Djaru
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -18.793348, Longitude: 128.614769
  • 128.614769
  • -18.793348
  • Kimberley

Kununurra (Section 64)

Region: Kimberley

Download Kununurra and Wyndham liquor restrictions poster (PDF 213 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

The sale and supply of liquor for consumption at hotel or tavern premises is prohibited before 12 noon except where it is sold ancillary to a meal (or to a lodger at hotel premises).

Takeaway alcohol restrictions are detailed below:

 Alcohol strengthTrading hoursQuantity (per person, per day)
aLow strength alcohol (2.7% or less)Monday to Saturday 12 pm to 8 pmNo limit
bMid to full strength alcohol (2.7% to 7%)Monday to Saturday 12 pm to 8 pm11.25 litres (e.g. one carton of beer)
cFull strength alcohol (7% to 15%)Monday to Saturday 12 pm to 8 pm2.25 litres (e.g. three bottles of wine)
dGreater than 15% (some spirits, wines) Monday to Saturday 12 pm to 8 pm1 litre

Liquor may be purchased in the quantities specified in either (b) or (c) or (d) or a combination of (b) and (c).

Special exemptions* for takeaway liquor apply to:

  • Station owners;
  • Liquor merchants;
  • Mail order sales; and
  • A person who has pre-ordered using a Bulk Purchase Order Form at least 72 hours in advance of pick-up/delivery. *conditions apply

In addition to the liquor restrictions specific to Kununurra and Wyndham, the following liquor restrictions exist for the entire Kimberley region:

  • Takeaway liquor may not be sold:
  • in individual containers of more than one litre of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than one litre); and
  • in glass bottles of 400ml or more of beer.

Show on Kununurra on the map
  • Kununurra
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -15.772887, Longitude: 128.73954
  • 128.73954
  • -15.772887
  • Kimberley

Laverton (Section 64)

Region: Goldfields

Download Northern Goldfields restrictions poster (PDF 187 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Liquor restrictions in the Northern Goldfields affect the following towns:

  • Laverton
  • Agnew
  • Leonora
  • Menzies
  • Leinster
  • Kookynie

Trading hours to purchase takeaway liquor are Monday to Sunday 12 midday to 9pm*

Takeaway liquor cannot be sold in the Northern Goldfields:

  • in individual containers of more than one litre of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than one litre);*
  • beer in glass bottles of 400ml or more.*

*except where the sale is to a lodger at a hotel

Show on Laverton on the map
  • Laverton
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -28.626596, Longitude: 122.397319
  • 122.397319
  • -28.626596
  • Goldfields

Leinster (Section 64)

Region: Goldfields

Download Northern Goldfields restrictions poster (PDF 187 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Liquor restrictions in the Northern Goldfields affect the following towns:

  • Laverton
  • Agnew
  • Leonora
  • Menzies
  • Leinster
  • Kookynie

Trading hours to purchase takeaway liquor are Monday to Sunday 12 midday to 9pm*

Takeaway liquor cannot be sold in the Northern Goldfields:

  • in individual containers of more than one litre of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than one litre);*
  • beer in glass bottles of 400ml or more.*

*except where the sale is to a lodger at a hotel

Show on Leinster on the map
  • Leinster
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -27.913557, Longitude: 120.70056
  • 120.70056
  • -27.913557
  • Goldfields

Leonora (Section 64)

Region: Goldfields

Download Northern Goldfields restrictions poster (PDF 187 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Liquor restrictions in the Northern Goldfields affect the following towns:

  • Laverton
  • Agnew
  • Leonora
  • Menzies
  • Leinster
  • Kookynie

Trading hours to purchase takeaway liquor are Monday to Sunday 12 midday to 9pm*

Takeaway liquor cannot be sold in the Northern Goldfields:

  • in individual containers of more than one litre of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than one litre);*
  • beer in glass bottles of 400ml or more.*

*except where the sale is to a lodger at a hotel

Show on Leonora on the map
  • Leonora
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -28.882108, Longitude: 121.331697
  • 121.331697
  • -28.882108
  • Goldfields

Looma (Section 175)

Region: Kimberley

Expires May 28, 2020

The Liquor Control (Looma Restricted Area) Regulations 2011 prohibit a person, other than an exempt person, from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened and unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

A person does not commit an offence in relation to the possession of the alcohol within the Looma Aboriginal Community if the person is an exempt person.

In this regulation:-

  • an exempt person means the driver of or a passenger in a transiting vehicle;
  • transiting vehicle means a vehicle that transits the Looma Aboriginal Community on a public road without:
    1. stopping; or
    2. discharging any person or item.

The Liquor Control (Looma Restricted Area) Regulations 2011 are due to expire on 28 May 2020.

Liquor Control (Looma Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Looma on the map
  • Looma
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -18.038856, Longitude: 124.147779
  • 124.147779
  • -18.038856
  • 124.162634,-18.031801 124.157498,-18.031801 124.157498,-18.027217 124.086992,-18.027217 124.086992,-18.085917 124.125509,-18.071806 124.162658,-18.060863 124.162634,-18.031801
  • Kimberley

Marble Bar (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Marble Bar restrictions poster (PDF 212 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor may only be sold:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday and 12 noon to 6pm where ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday)

Liquor for consumption on premises is prohibited before 11am (except where it is sold or supplied ancillary to a meal or to a lodger).

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns).
  • Fortified wine (i.e. port, sherry) in containers of more than one litre of alcohol.
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (e.g. wine casks of more than two litres).

Show on Marble Bar on the map
  • Marble Bar
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -21.1714401245, Longitude: 119.7439117432
  • 119.7439117432
  • -21.1714401245
  • Pilbara

Mardie (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor may only be sold:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday and 12 noon to 6pm where ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday)

Liquor for consumption on premises is prohibited before 11am (except where it is sold or supplied ancillary to a meal or to a lodger).

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns).
  • Fortified wine (i.e. port, sherry) in containers of more than one litre of alcohol.
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (e.g. wine casks of more than two litres).

Show on Mardie on the map
  • Mardie
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -21.189790725, Longitude: 115.979103088
  • 115.979103088
  • -21.189790725
  • Pilbara

Meekatharra (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

In Meekatharra takeaway liquor can be purchased:

Liquor stores:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 10 pm*
  • Sunday alcohol cannot be purchased

Hotels, taverns and clubs:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 10 pm*
  • Sunday 11 am to 10 pm*

*After 9pm on any day, takeaway liquor is limited to the equivalent of 12 cans of full strength beer per customer.

  • The sale of 750ml beer bottles (king browns) is prohibited.
  • The sale of wine in two litre casks/flagons is limited to a purchase of one per customer, per day.
  • The sale of fortified wine (i.e. port, sherry) is limited to a purchase of one per customer, per day. Fortified wine in a container of two litres or greater is prohibited.

 

Show on Meekatharra on the map
  • Meekatharra
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -26.594206, Longitude: 118.498885
  • 118.498885
  • -26.594206
  • Pilbara

Menzies (Section 64)

Region: Goldfields

Download Northern Goldfields restrictions poster (PDF 187 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Liquor restrictions in the Northern Goldfields affect the following towns:

  • Laverton
  • Agnew
  • Leonora
  • Menzies
  • Leinster
  • Kookynie

Trading hours to purchase takeaway liquor are Monday to Sunday 12 midday to 9pm*

Takeaway liquor cannot be sold in the Northern Goldfields:

  • in individual containers of more than one litre of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than one litre);*
  • beer in glass bottles of 400ml or more.*

*except where the sale is to a lodger at a hotel

Show on Menzies on the map
  • Menzies
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -29.692216, Longitude: 121.030939
  • 121.030939
  • -29.692216
  • Goldfields

Mount Magnet (Section 64)

Region: Mid West

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

In Mount Magnet

  • Takeaway liquor cannot be sold between 6am and 10am.
  • Between 10pm and midnight, takeaway full strength beer is limited to six cans per customer, per day.
  • The sale of 750ml beer bottles (king browns) is prohibited.
  • The sale of wine in two litre casks/flagons is limited to a purchase of one per customer, per day. Wine in casks/flagons greater than two litres is prohibited.
  • The sale of fortified wine (i.e. port, sherry) is limited to a purchase of one bottle per customer, per day.

Show on Mount Magnet on the map
  • Mount Magnet
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -28.063264, Longitude: 117.847518
  • 117.847518
  • -28.063264
  • Mid West

Newman (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Newman liquor restrictions poster (PDF 196 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

In Newman:

  • Low, mid and full strength can be sold Monday to Sunday 12 noon to 8 pm
  • Low strength only Monday to Sunday 10 am to 12 noon and 8 pm to 10 pm
  • The sale of 750 ml beer bottles (King Browns) is prohibited.
  • Wine or fortified wine (i.e. port, sherry) in casks/flagons containing more than two litres of alcohol are prohibited.
  • Port wine may only be sold on a Sunday, Monday or Tuesday.

Show on Newman on the map
  • Newman
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -23.357146, Longitude: 119.733097
  • 119.733097
  • -23.357146
  • Pilbara

Ngalingkadji (Section 175)

Region: Kimberley

Expires Apr 1, 2019

The Liquor Control (Ngalingkadji Restricted Area) Regulations 2016 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate that holds a licence a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened and unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

The Liquor Control (Ngalingkadji Restricted Area) Regulations 2016 are due to expire on 1 April 2019.

Liquor Control (Ngalingkadji Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Ngalingkadji on the map
  • Ngalingkadji
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -18.65541, Longitude: 125.70732
  • 125.70732
  • -18.65541
  • Kimberley

Ngurrawaana (Section 175)

Region: Pilbara

Expires Sep 14, 2021

The Liquor Control (Ngurrawaana Restricted Area) Regulations 2018 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence, a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000.

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened or unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

The Liquor Control (Ngurrawaana Restricted Area) Regulations 2018 are due to expire on 14 September 2021.

Liquor Control (Ngurrawaana Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Ngurrawaana on the map
  • Ngurrawaana
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -21.4471792, Longitude: 116.9261258
  • 116.9261258
  • -21.4471792
  • Pilbara

Nicholson Camp (Section 175)

Region: Kimberley

Expires Sep 18, 2022

The Liquor Control (Nicholson Block Restricted Area) Regulations 2010 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened and unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

The Liquor Control (Nicholson Block Restricted Area) Regulations 2010 are due to expire on 18 September 2022.

Liquor Control (Nicholson Camp Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Nicholson Camp on the map
  • Nicholson Camp
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -18.23685, Longitude: 127.676714
  • 127.676714
  • -18.23685
  • Kimberley

Nullagine (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Nullagine liquor restrictions poster (PDF 461 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

in Nullagine the following restrictions apply to purchasing liquor at the Nullagine Hotel:

  • Consuming any liquor at the Nullagine Hotel is prohibited before 11am (except where it is sold or supplied ancillary to a meal or to a lodger).
  • Takeaway liquor can be purchased:
    • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 10 pm
    • Sunday 12 noon to 10 pm
    • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 10 pm
  • Takeaway liquor may not be sold:
    • in individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (e.g. wine casks of more than 2 litres);
    • in glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer;
    • as fortified wine in containers greater than one (1) litre.
  • Minimum dress standard consists of footwear, shorts and tank top in the main bar.

Show on Nullagine on the map
  • Nullagine
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -21.887113, Longitude: 120.107692
  • 120.107692
  • -21.887113
  • Pilbara

Onslow (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Onslow liquor restrictions poster (PDF 216 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor can be purchased:

Liquor stores:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday alcohol cannot be purchased
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday)

Hotels, taverns and clubs:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday and midday to 6pm where ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday).

The sale and supply of liquor for consumption at hotels/taverns is prohibited before 11 am, except where it is sold or supplied ancillary to a meal or to a lodger residing at a licensed hotel.

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns)
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than two litres)
  • Fortified wine in containers greater than one litre

Show on Onslow on the map
  • Onslow
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -21.6362, Longitude: 115.1124
  • 115.1124
  • -21.6362
  • Pilbara

Pandanus Park (Section 175)

Region: Kimberley

Expires May 28, 2020

The Liquor Control (Pandanus Park Restricted Area) Regulations 2011 prohibit a person, from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened and unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

The Liquor Control (Pandanus Park Restricted Area) Regulations 2011 are due to expire on 28 May 2020.

Liquor Control (Pandanus Park Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Pandanus Park on the map
  • Pandanus Park
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -17.73881, Longitude: 123.658957
  • 123.658957
  • -17.73881
  • 123.660207,-17.727642 123.657173,-17.728973 123.656842,-17.727697 123.656537,-17.727165 123.656386,-17.727274 123.656666,-17.727766 123.656999,-17.729050 123.653881,-17.730419 123.654664,-17.732754 123.654381,-17.733679 123.655271,-17.736326 123.655961,-17.738019 123.658198,-17.743084 123.664386,-17.741171 123.663800,-17.736333 123.662235,-17.731683 123.660207,-17.727642
  • Kimberley

Pannawonica (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Pannawonica liquor restrictions poster (PDF 216 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor can be purchased:

Liquor stores:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday alcohol cannot be purchased
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday)

Hotels, taverns and clubs:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday and midday to 6pm where ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday).

The sale and supply of liquor for consumption at hotels/taverns is prohibited before 11 am, except where it is sold or supplied ancillary to a meal or to a lodger residing at a licensed hotel.

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns)
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than two litres)
  • Fortified wine in containers greater than one litre

Show on Pannawonica on the map
  • Pannawonica
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -21.6417, Longitude: 116.325
  • 116.325
  • -21.6417
  • Pilbara

Paraburdoo (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Paraburdoo liquor restrictions poster (PDF 216 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor can be purchased:

Liquor stores:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday alcohol cannot be purchased
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday)

Hotels, taverns and clubs:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday and midday to 6pm where ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday.

The sale and supply of liquor for consumption at hotels/taverns is prohibited before 11am, except where it is sold or supplied ancillary to a meal or to a lodger residing at a licensed hotel.

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns)
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than two litres)
  • Fortified wine in containers greater than one litre

 

Show on Paraburdoo on the map
  • Paraburdoo
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -23.2008, Longitude: 117.6714
  • 117.6714
  • -23.2008
  • Pilbara

Pardoo (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Pardoo liquor restrictions poster (PDF 216 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor can be purchased:

Liquor stores:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday alcohol cannot be purchased
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday)

Hotels, taverns and clubs:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday and midday to 6pm where ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday.

The sale and supply of liquor for consumption at hotels/taverns is prohibited before 11am, except where it is sold or supplied ancillary to a meal or to a lodger residing at a licensed hotel.

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns)
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than two litres)
  • Fortified wine in containers greater than one litre

 

Show on Pardoo on the map
  • Pardoo
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -18.7092, Longitude: 126.7128
  • 126.7128
  • -18.7092
  • Pilbara

Parnngurr (Section 175)

Region: Pilbara

Expires Jul 7, 2021

The Liquor Control (Parnngurr Restricted Area) Regulations 2018 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence, a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000.

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened or unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

A person does not commit an offence in relation to the possession of the alcohol with the Parnngurr Community if the person – .

  1. is an exempt person (a tourist); and
  2. does not consume the liquor in his or her possession.
  3. continuously maintains possession of the liquor until such time as he or she has left the Parnngurr Aboriginal Community.

The Liquor Control (Parnngurr Restricted Area) Regulations 2018 are due to expire on 7 July 2021

Liquor Control (Parnngurr Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Parnngurr on the map
  • Parnngurr
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -22.817111, Longitude: 122.597657
  • 122.597657
  • -22.817111
  • Pilbara

Point Samson (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Point Samson liquor restrictions poster (PDF 212 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor may only be sold:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday and 12 noon to 6pm where ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday)
  • Liquor for consumption on premises is prohibited before 11 am (except where it is sold or supplied ancillary to a meal or to a lodger residing at a licensed hotel).

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns).
  • Fortified wine (i.e. port, sherry) in containers of more than one litre of alcohol.
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (e.g. wine casks of more than two litres).

Show on Point Samson on the map
  • Point Samson
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -20.63755989, Longitude: 117.193298339
  • 117.193298339
  • -20.63755989
  • Pilbara

Port Hedland (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Port and South Hedland poster (PDF 650 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor may only be sold at liquor stores, hotels, taverns and clubs (members only):

  • Monday to Saturday 12 noon to 8 pm
  • Sunday, Good Friday and Christmas Day alcohol cannot be purchased
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8pm

Takeaway liquor may only be sold in the following quantities from liquor stores, hotels, taverns or clubs (members only):

  1. The sale of cask wine is prohibited.
  2. The sale of beer in glass bottles of 750ml or more is prohibited.
  3. Takeaway liquor may only be sold or supplied knowingly by a licensee in the following quantities:
    1. low alcohol liquor where the liquor contains less than 3.6 per cent concentration of ethanol at 20 degrees Celsius in any quantity is unrestricted;
    2. where the liquor contains from 3.6 per cent to 7 per cent concentration of ethanol at 20 degrees Celsius a maximum cumulative quantity of 12 litres per customer per day, e.g. one carton of 30 cans at 375ml each;
    3. where the liquor contains greater than 7 per cent but no more than 19.9 per cent concentration of ethanol at 20 degrees Celsius a maximum cumulative quantity of 2.25 litres per customer per day, e.g. three bottles of wine at 750ml each;
    4. where the liquor contains greater than or equal to 20 per cent concentration of ethanol at 20 degrees Celsius, a maximum cumulative quantity of one litre per customer per day;
    5. in the case of fortified wine nothing below a $25 price point.  

A person may purchase liquor in more than one category provided the limit for each category is not exceeded.

Exemptions

Exemption 1

The sale and supply of takeaway liquor is only permitted to a person who is present at the time of purchase on the licensed premises conducting the sale unless the person is: 

  • the liquor merchant;
  • the station owner, pastoralist, person operating a remote work site or seafarers.  The sale can be to an employee that places and/or collects the order on behalf of the business and only on the conditions that:
    • the person confirms that the liquor is to be consumed at a station, the pastoral property, remote work site or on a ship;
    • the licensee maintains on the licensed premises a register of purchase which must be made for inspection at the request of an authorised officer; and
    • the register contains the following information in relation to the person, name, address, address to which the liquor is being delivered/taken, description and quantity of liquor ordered.
  • a person who has pre-ordered the liquor at least three days in advance of pick-up and delivery and only on the conditions that:
    • the person has personally completed and signed a bulk purchase order form; a bulk purchase order is any order above that allowed to be purchased under clause 3;
    • the bulk purchase order form contains the following information in relation to bulk purchase, name of purchaser, address and phone number of purchaser, address to which the liquor is being delivered/taken, description and quantity of liquor ordered and the reason for the bulk purchase, purchaser’s signature; and
    • the bulk purchase order form is retained by the licensee for six months and made available for inspection at the licensed premises at the request of an authorised officer within 48 hours and a copy is provided to the local police within 48 hours of receipt.

The sale of liquor under ‘Exemption 1’ is not subject to the quantity restriction set out above.

Exemption 2

The quantity restrictions set out above do not apply to the sale and supply of takeaway liquor to a person whom the licensee reasonably believes to be a bona fide tourist. The licensee must record the following information where a sale is made under this exemption:

  • the name of purchaser;
  • the local address or residential address and phone number of the purchaser;
  • the vehicle registration of the purchaser;
  • the address/location at which the liquor is being taken to;
  • the description and quantity of liquor ordered;
  • the purchaser’s signature.

This information is to be provided to the local police within 24 hours and retained by the licensee for six months for inspection at request of an authorised officer.

Other restrictions

The sale and supply of liquor for consumption on the premises is prohibited before 11 am except where it is sold ancillary to a meal or to a lodger.

Taxi and bus drivers cannot purchase packaged liquor on behalf of their passengers/customers.

Show on Port Hedland on the map
  • Port Hedland
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -20.31, Longitude: 118.601
  • 118.601
  • -20.31
  • Pilbara

Punmu (Section 175)

Region: Pilbara

Expires Dec 4, 2022

The Liquor Control (Punmu Restricted Area) Regulations 2010 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened and unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

The Liquor Control (Punmu Restricted Area) Regulations 2010 are due to expire on 4 December 2022.

Liquor Control (Punmu Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Punmu on the map
  • Punmu
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -22.044543, Longitude: 123.122862
  • 123.122862
  • -22.044543
  • 122.9175466,-21.85385422 122.8940158,-21.87846717 122.8738846,-21.90555536 122.8574542,-21.93471626 122.8449713,-21.96551629 122.8366241,-21.99749722 122.8325398,-22.03018292 122.8327821,-22.06308645 122.8373504,-22.0957173 122.8461796,-22.12758866 122.8591407,-22.15822474 122.8760426,-22.18716789 122.8966352,-22.21398546 122.9206123,-22.23827635 122.947617,-22.25967704 122.9772461,-22.27786711 123.0090567,-22.29257408 123.0425729,-22.30357759 123.0772926,-22.3107127 123.1126955,-22.31387245 123.1482509,-22.31300947 123.1834256,-22.30813669 123.2176923,-22.29932717 123.2505377,-22.28671297 123.2814699,-22.27048313 123.3100263,-22.25088082 123.3357802,-22.22819961 123.3583477,-22.20277901 123.3773929,-22.17499938 123.3926332,-22.1452761 123.4038432,-22.11405336 123.4108585,-22.08179743 123.413577,-22.04898973 123.4119613,-22.01611953 123.4060385,-21.98367672 123.3958997,-21.95214447 123.3816985,-21.9219921 123.3636486,-21.89366808 123.3420205,-21.86759345 123.3171374,-21.84415556 123.2893703,-21.82370246 123.2591324,-21.8065377 123.2268732,-21.79291596 123.1930715,-21.78303925 123.1582289,-21.77705404 123.122862,-21.77504907 123.0874951,-21.77705404 123.0526525,-21.78303925 123.0188508,-21.79291596 122.9865916,-21.8065377 122.9563537,-21.82370246 122.9285866,-21.84415556
  • Pilbara

Sandfire Roadhouse (Section 64)

Region: Kimberley

Download Sandfire Roadhouse liquor restrictions poster (PDF 213 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway may only be sold:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday and 12 noon to 6pm where ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday)
  • The sale and supply of liquor for consumption at the Sandfire Roadhouse is prohibited before 11 am, except where it is sold or supplied ancillary to a meal.

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns)
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than two litres)
  • Fortified wine in containers greater than one litre

Show on Sandfire Roadhouse on the map
  • Sandfire Roadhouse
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -19.77026, Longitude: 121.08948
  • 121.08948
  • -19.77026
  • Kimberley

Sandstone (Section 64)

Region: Mid West

Download Sandstone liquor restrictions poster (PDF 167 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

in Sandstone

  • The sale of 750ml beer bottles (king browns) is prohibited.
  • The sale of wine in two litre casks/flagons is limited to a purchase of one per customer, per day. Wine in casks/flagons greater than two litres is prohibited.
  • The sale of fortified wine (i.e. port, sherry) is limited to a purchase of one bottle per customer, per day.

Show on Sandstone on the map
  • Sandstone
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -27.988, Longitude: 119.2952
  • 119.2952
  • -27.988
  • Mid West

South Hedland (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Port and South Hedland poster (PDF 650 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor may only be sold at liquor stores, hotels, taverns and clubs (members only):

  • Monday to Saturday 12 noon to 8 pm
  • Sunday, Good Friday and Christmas Day alcohol cannot be purchased
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8pm

Takeaway liquor may only be sold in the following quantities from liquor stores, hotels, taverns or clubs (members only):

  1. The sale of cask wine is prohibited.
  2. The sale of beer in glass bottles of 750ml or more is prohibited.
  3. Takeaway liquor may only be sold or supplied knowingly by a licensee in the following quantities:
    1. low alcohol liquor where the liquor contains less than 3.6 per cent concentration of ethanol at 20 degrees Celsius in any quantity is unrestricted;
    2. where the liquor contains from 3.6 per cent to 7 per cent concentration of ethanol at 20 degrees Celsius a maximum cumulative quantity of 12 litres per customer per day, e.g. one carton of 30 cans at 375ml each;
    3. where the liquor contains greater than 7 per cent but no more than 19.9 per cent concentration of ethanol at 20 degrees Celsius a maximum cumulative quantity of 2.25 litres per customer per day, e.g. three bottles of wine at 750ml each;
    4. where the liquor contains greater than or equal to 20 per cent concentration of ethanol at 20 degrees Celsius, a maximum cumulative quantity of one litre per customer per day;
    5. in the case of fortified wine nothing below a $25 price point.  

A person may purchase liquor in more than one category provided the limit for each category is not exceeded.

Exemptions

Exemption 1

The sale and supply of takeaway liquor is only permitted to a person who is present at the time of purchase on the licensed premises conducting the sale unless the person is: 

  • the liquor merchant;
  • the station owner, pastoralist, person operating a remote work site or seafarers.  The sale can be to an employee that places and/or collects the order on behalf of the business and only on the conditions that:
    • the person confirms that the liquor is to be consumed at a station, the pastoral property, remote work site or on a ship;
    • the licensee maintains on the licensed premises a register of purchase which must be made for inspection at the request of an authorised officer; and
    • the register contains the following information in relation to the person, name, address, address to which the liquor is being delivered/taken, description and quantity of liquor ordered.
  • a person who has pre-ordered the liquor at least three days in advance of pick-up and delivery and only on the conditions that:
    • the person has personally completed and signed a bulk purchase order form; a bulk purchase order is any order above that allowed to be purchased under clause 3;
    • the bulk purchase order form contains the following information in relation to bulk purchase, name of purchaser, address and phone number of purchaser, address to which the liquor is being delivered/taken, description and quantity of liquor ordered and the reason for the bulk purchase, purchaser’s signature; and
    • the bulk purchase order form is retained by the licensee for six months and made available for inspection at the licensed premises at the request of an authorised officer within 48 hours and a copy is provided to the local police within 48 hours of receipt.

The sale of liquor under ‘Exemption 1’ is not subject to the quantity restriction set out above.

Exemption 2

The quantity restrictions set out above do not apply to the sale and supply of takeaway liquor to a person whom the licensee reasonably believes to be a bona fide tourist. The licensee must record the following information where a sale is made under this exemption:

  • the name of purchaser;
  • the local address or residential address and phone number of the purchaser;
  • the vehicle registration of the purchaser;
  • the address/location at which the liquor is being taken to;
  • the description and quantity of liquor ordered;
  • the purchaser’s signature.

This information is to be provided to the local police within 24 hours and retained by the licensee for six months for inspection at request of an authorised officer.

Other restrictions

The sale and supply of liquor for consumption on the premises is prohibited before 11 am except where it is sold ancillary to a meal or to a lodger.

Taxi and bus drivers cannot purchase packaged liquor on behalf of their passengers/customers.

Show on South Hedland on the map
  • South Hedland
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -20.4074497223, Longitude: 118.5997390747
  • 118.5997390747
  • -20.4074497223
  • Pilbara

Spinifex (Section 175)

Region: Goldfields

Expires Jul 2, 2020

The Liquor Control (Spinifex Restricted Area) Regulations 2014 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the Restricted Area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises, or a director of a body corporate holding a licence, a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000

The regulations also authorize the police to seize and dispose of opened and unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the Restricted Area.

A person does not commit an offence under the regulations in relation to the possession/consumption of alcohol within the Spinifex Native Title Determination area excluding the portion which lies within Reserve 17614, if the person –

  1. is a tourist; and does not consume the liquor in his or her possession; and continuously maintains possession of the liquor until such time as he or she has left the Restricted Area.
  2. is a tourist in the portions of the Restricted Area that are within 50 metres either side of the Anne Beadell Highway (also known as the Serpentine Lakes Road), and continuously maintains possession of, or consumes, the liquor in his or her possession.

The Liquor Control (Spinifex Restricted Area) Regulations 2014 are due to expire on 2 July 2020.

Liquor Control (Spinifex Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Spinifex on the map
  • Spinifex
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -29.2023, Longitude: 127.0551
  • 127.0551
  • -29.2023
  • Goldfields

Tom Price (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Tom Price liquor restrictions poster (PDF 216 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor can be purchased:

Liquor stores:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday alcohol cannot be purchased
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday)

Hotels, taverns and clubs:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday and midday to 6pm where ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday).
  • The sale and supply of liquor for consumption at hotels/taverns is prohibited before 11am, except where it is sold or supplied ancillary to a meal or to a lodger residing at a licensed hotel.

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns)
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than two litres)
  • Fortified wine in containers greater than one litre

Show on Tom Price on the map
  • Tom Price
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -22.6942, Longitude: 117.7949
  • 117.7949
  • -22.6942
  • Pilbara

Wakathuni (Section 175)

Region: Pilbara

Expires Jun 30, 2022

The Liquor Control (Wakathuni Restricted Area) Regulations 2019 prohibit a person, other than an exempt person, from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence, a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000.

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened and unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

A person does not commit an offence in relation to the possession of alcohol within the Wakathuni community if the person is an exempt person.

An exempt person means: the driver of or a passenger in a transiting vehicle.

A transiting vehicle means a vehicle that transits the Wakathuni community on a public road without stopping or discharging any person or item.

The Liquor Control (Wakathuni Restricted Area) Regulations 2018 are due to expire on 30 June 2022.

Liquor Control (Wakathuni Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Wakathuni on the map
  • Wakathuni
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -22.866784, Longitude: 117.832828
  • 117.832828
  • -22.866784
  • Pilbara

Wangkatjungka (Section 175)

Region: Kimberley

Expires Apr 22, 2019

The Liquor Control (Wangkatjungka Restricted Area) Regulations 2008 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manger of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence, a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000.

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened or unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area illegally.

The Liquor Control (Wangkatjungka Restricted Area) Regulations 2008 are due to expire on 22 April 2019.

Liquor Control (Wangkatjungka Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Wangkatjungka on the map
  • Wangkatjungka
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -18.881982, Longitude: 125.926205
  • 125.926205
  • -18.881982
  • 125.9229758,-18.8769269 125.9223176,-18.8772035 125.9226584,-18.87795397 125.9222908,-18.87810638 125.922617,-18.87873511 125.9229702,-18.8785842 125.9236718,-18.88001058 125.9209216,-18.88091242 125.9221044,-18.90051674 125.9371503,-18.89968728 125.9301414,-18.88288704 125.9263676,-18.88060555 125.9229758,-18.8769269
  • Kimberley

Warralong (Section 175)

Region: Pilbara

Expires Sep 20, 2022

The Liquor Control (Warralong Restricted Area) Regulations 2013 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence, a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000.

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened or unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area illegally.

The Liquor Control (Warralong Restricted Area) Regulations 2013 define the Warralong Aboriginal Community as:

(a) the land lying within a circle of 20 kilometres radius measured from the centre of the Warralong basketball court located at 20.6484722 S, 119.590333 E; and

(b) the land lying with 15 metres of the centreline of that part of Goldsworthy Road which runs between Marble Bar Road and the circle described in paragraph (a); and

(c) the land lying within 1 kilometre either side of the centreline of that part of Goldsworthy Road that runs between Great Northern Highway and the circle described in paragraph (a).

The Liquor Control (Warralong Restricted Area) Regulations 2013 are due to expire on 20 September 2019.

*Please note exemptions apply to "exempt person".

Exempt person means the driver of, or a passenger in, a transiting vehicle;

transiting vehicle means a vehicle that transits the Warralong Aboriginal Community on a public road without -

(a) stopping; or

(b) discharging any person or item.

Liquor Control (Warralong Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Warralong on the map
  • Warralong
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -20.648722, Longitude: 119.590333
  • 119.590333
  • -20.648722
  • Pilbara

Whim Creek (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Whim Creek liquor restrictions poster (PDF 212 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor may only be sold:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday and 12 noon to 6pm where ANZAC Day falls on a Sunday)
  • Liquor for consumption on premises is prohibited before 11 am (except where it is sold or supplied ancillary to a meal or to a lodger residing at a licensed hotel).

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns).
  • Fortified wine (i.e. port, sherry) in containers of more than one litre of alcohol.
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (e.g. wine casks of more than two litres)

Show on Whim Creek on the map
  • Whim Creek
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -20.8333, Longitude: 117.8333
  • 117.8333
  • -20.8333
  • Pilbara

Wickham (Section 64)

Region: Pilbara

Download Wickham liquor restrictions poster (PDF 212 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

Takeaway liquor may only be sold:

  • Monday to Saturday 11 am to 8 pm
  • ANZAC Day 12 noon to 8 pm (where ANZAC Day falls on a Monday to Saturday)

Takeaway liquor may not be sold in the following quantities:

  • In glass bottles of 750ml or more of beer (king browns)
  • In individual containers of more than two litres of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than two litres)
  • Fortified wine in containers greater than one litre

Show on Wickham on the map
  • Wickham
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -20.676, Longitude: 117.1402
  • 117.1402
  • -20.676
  • Pilbara

Woolah (Section 175)

Region: Kimberley

Expires Aug 19, 2020

The Liquor Control (Woolah Restricted Area) Regulations 2017 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened and unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

The Liquor Control (Woolah Restricted Area) Regulations 2017 are due to expire on 19 August 2020.

Liquor Control (Woolah Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Woolah on the map
  • Woolah
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -16.306534, Longitude: 128.246682
  • 128.246682
  • -16.306534
  • Kimberley

Wyndham (Section 64)

Region: Kimberley

Download Kununurra and Wyndham liquor restrictions poster (PDF 213 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

The sale and supply of liquor for consumption at hotel or tavern premises is prohibited before 12 noon except where it is sold ancillary to a meal (or to a lodger at hotel premises).

Takeaway alcohol restrictions are detailed below:

 Alcohol strengthTrading hoursQuantity (per person, per day)
aLow strength alcohol (2.7% or less)Monday to Saturday 12 pm to 8 pmNo limit
bMid to full strength alcohol (2.7% to 7%)Monday to Saturday 12 pm to 8 pm11.25 litres (e.g. one carton of beer)
cFull strength alcohol (7% to 15%)Monday to Saturday 12 pm to 8 pm2.25 litres (e.g. three bottles of wine)
dGreater than 15% (some spirits, wines) Monday to Saturday 12 pm to 8 pm1 litre

Liquor may be purchased in the quantities specified in either (b) or (c) or (d) or a combination of (b) and (c).

Special exemptions* for takeaway liquor apply to:

  • Station owners;
  • Liquor merchants;
  • Mail order sales; and
  • A person who has pre-ordered using a Bulk Purchase Order Form at least 72 hours in advance of pick-up/delivery. *conditions apply

In addition to the liquor restrictions specific to Kununurra and Wyndham, the following liquor restrictions exist for the entire Kimberley region:

  • Takeaway liquor may not be sold:
  • in individual containers of more than one litre of liquor with an alcohol content of 6% or more (for example, wine casks of more than one litre); and
  • in glass bottles of 400ml or more of beer.

Show on Wyndham on the map
  • Wyndham
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -15.48499, Longitude: 128.122344
  • 128.122344
  • -15.48499
  • Kimberley

Yakanarra (Section 175)

Region: Gascoyne

Expires Apr 30, 2021

The Liquor Control (Yakanarra Restricted Area) Regulations 2010 prohibit a person from bringing into and possessing liquor in the restricted area. Where a person commits an offence against the regulations, the penalties to apply are:

  • where the person is a licensee, manager of a licensed premises or a director of a body corporate holding a licence, a fine of $5000; or
  • in any other case, a fine of $2000.

The regulations also authorise the police to seize and dispose of opened or unopened containers of liquor suspected of being brought into the restricted area.

The Liquor Control (Yakanarra Restricted Area) Regulations 2010 are due to expire at the close of 30 April 2021.

Liquor Control (Yakanarra Restricted Area) Regulations 2017

Show on Yakanarra on the map
  • Yakanarra
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -18.671086, Longitude: 125.298119
  • 125.298119
  • -18.671086
  • 125.2859946,-18.6726136 125.2954571,-18.67248738 125.2954481,-18.68001847 125.310615,-18.6800144 125.3106087,-18.66562367 125.3152653,-18.66554711 125.3152355,-18.66387938 125.3027519,-18.65879 125.3005,-18.65815752 125.2858942,-18.66497525 125.2859946,-18.6726136
  • Gascoyne

Yalgoo (Section 64)

Region: Mid West

Download Yalgoo liquor restrictions poster (PDF 140 KB)

Consuming liquor on public roads and in private vehicles is an offence (except where a permit or licence applies). This includes drinking in a motor vehicle on any public road or street.

Consuming liquor in parks and other public places is an offence without the consent of the owner or controlling authority. This includes areas such as parks, reserves, beaches and so on.

In Yalgoo:

  • The sale of 750ml beer bottles (king browns) is prohibited.
  • The sale of wine in two litre casks/flagons is limited to a purchase of one per customer, per day. Wine in casks/flagons greater than two litres is prohibited.
  • The sale of fortified wine (i.e. port, sherry) is limited to a purchase of one bottle per customer, per day.

Show on Yalgoo on the map
  • Yalgoo
  • Street: , City: , Zip: , CountryCode: , StateCode: , Latitude: -28.3333, Longitude: 116.6833
  • 116.6833
  • -28.3333
  • Mid West
Page reviewed 22 July 2019