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On-licensed premises toolkit

16 November 2017

This resource is available as a booklet to download or as a folder resource. It provides an overview of the legal obligations and responsibilities of premises with alcohol on-licences. The folder resource has space to collate all relevant information in one place. The toolkit includes templates, forms and checklists that can also be downloaded in PDF form here.

Please note the folder toolkit resource is currently only for bars and taverns.

If you would like to receive a copy of the folder resource, contact your local licensing inspector or public health officer who can order and deliver it to your premises.  Only licensing inspectors and public health officers should order copies of the folder resource but anyone can download the PDF booklet version.

Download (pdf, 1.2 MB)
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AL1057

Objecting to a licence to sell or supply alcohol: A guide to objections and hearings

31 October 2017

This guide is for people who are concerned about an application for a new or renewed alcohol licence in their community. It will help you decide whether to make an objection to a licence, and lead you through the objection and hearings process under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

This resource is only available electronically.

Download (pdf, 246.73 KB)
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AL1021

Guide to applying for a licence to sell or supply alcohol

31 October 2017

This booklet provides information about applying for a new or renewed licence to sell or supply alcohol under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

It is only available online to download.

Download (pdf, 215.7 KB)
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AL1020

CPO Guidelines

24 October 2017

The Controlled Purchase Operations (CPOs) Guidelines book is a tool for those whose roles include responsibility for monitoring and enforcing the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, specifically to reduce the illegal sale of alcohol from licensed premises to under-age people.  It is of particular use for Police, Medical Officers of Health and Licensing Inspectors but can also be used as an educative resource for licensees, their staff and the wider community. 

This book resource, which includes checklists, information sheets and forms, is only available electronically.

Download (pdf, 203.69 KB)
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AL930

National Guidance on Alcohol Promotions - On-licensed premises

1 September 2017

This guidance sheet is about alcohol advertising, promotions, activities and events that are likely to be considered acceptable or unacceptable in on-licensed premises under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. The Act has offences and penalties for certain ‘irresponsible’ alcohol promotions or activities.

Download (pdf, 180.25 KB)
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AL554

National Guidance on Alcohol Promotions - Off-licensed premises

1 March 2017

This guidance sheet is about alcohol advertising, promotions, activities and events that are likely to be considered acceptable or unacceptable in off-licensed premises under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. The Act has offences and penalties for certain ‘irresponsible’ alcohol promotions or activities.

Download (pdf, 1.64 MB)
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AL945

National guidance on remote sales of alcohol

14 December 2016

This short guidance document is for individuals and businesses who sell alcohol remotely. It describes the types of remote sellers and the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 requirements that need to be met to sell alcohol remotely.

Download (pdf, 141 KB)
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AL1060

Checklist for managing and obtaining an alcohol licence for an event

14 September 2016

A two-page checklist guide to assist licensees of entertainment venues work with the regulatory agencies when applying for a special licence for their event.  

This resource is only available online or to download.

Download (pdf, 473.8 KB)
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AL1053

Guidelines for Managing Alcohol at Large Events

12 May 2016

The Guidelines for Managing Alcohol at Large Events book provides best-practice models and other guidance information. It is for individuals and agencies involved with ensuring that alcohol consumption at large events is managed legally and effectively.

Download (pdf, 940.86 KB)
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AL597

Straight up Guide to Standard Drinks pamphlet

30 April 2016

A pamphlet that explains what a standard drink is and shows how many standard drinks are in a range of types of alcoholic drinks.  

Download (pdf, 438.42 KB)
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AL437

Guidelines for CPTED (Crime Prevention through Environmental Design) for licensed premises

18 November 2015

The Guidelines for CPTED - Crime Prevention through Environmental Design for licensed premises book (40 pages) provides guidance information for regulatory agencies, licencees, safety planners, security providers and others who have a role in establishing and maintaining a safe and secure environment in licensed premises. 

Download (pdf, 1.12 MB)
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AL634

Have your say about alcohol in your community

9 June 2015

This booklet explains how to have a say about the sale and supply of alcohol in your community. 

 

Download (pdf, 120.41 KB)
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AL963

Guidelines for Safe Zones at Large Events

17 December 2013

An A4 guideline document about safe zones at large events.  It is for event organisers and Safe Zone providers and helps them plan for and provide a Safe Zones for intoxicated patrons at large events, as part of an Alcohol Management Plan. These Guidelines supplement, and should be used in conjunction, with the HPA's Guidelines for Managing Alcohol at Large Events which recommends that it is sensible for organisers of large events to provide a safe place for intoxicated patrons.

Download (pdf, 6.69 MB)
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AL913

Alcohol Accords Book

13 June 2013

This is a guideline document to assist communities with the development of alcohol accords to minimise alcohol related harm.

This resource is only available electronically.

Download (pdf, 407.46 KB)
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AL604

Health Impact Assessment Guidelines

2 April 2013

A tool that can be used to assist local alcohol planning, eg, local alcohol polices, development of alcohol strategies and alcohol control bylaws and specific alcohol-related issues such as outlet density or trading hours of licensed premises.

This resource is only available electronically.

Download (pdf, 1.96 MB)
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AL638