Resource publications

Publications can be found below. The search tool can be used to search the publications by keyword or category.

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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

Good Vibes - alcohol-free events guide

3 November 2017

The Good Vibes Guide provides useful ideas for anyone wanting to organise a successful alcohol-free event for young people, such as school balls, music or sports events, and family gatherings. This short book resource (16 pages) was developed with ZEAL.

It is available below as an online print-friendly version.  A digital version can be found here and ZEAL's Good Vibes videos here

Download (pdf, 906.87 KB)
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AL1075

Host responsibility: guidelines for licensed premises

31 October 2017

This is a booklet for bars, taverns, restaurants, cafes and clubs. It provides guidance on strategies and tools to assist staff in licensed premises meet host responsibility requirements under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. A sample host responsibility policy is included.

Download (pdf, 1.45 MB)
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AL452

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

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

Intoxication Host Responsibility Poster

25 October 2017

'Alcohol will not be served to anyone who is intoxicated' A4 poster for use in licensed premises and at events where alcohol is sold.

Download (pdf, 220.3 KB)
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AL629

No ID Host Responsibilty Poster

25 October 2017

'No ID, No Service, No Exceptions' A4 poster for use in licensed premises and at events where alcohol is sold.

Download (pdf, 219.36 KB)
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AL425

Under Age Host Responsibility Poster

25 October 2017

'Alcohol will not be sold to minors' A4 poster for use in licensed premises and at event where alcohol is sold.

Download (pdf, 217.39 KB)
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AL630

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

Long-term health effects of drinking alcohol poster

21 September 2017

A poster image of the long-term health effects of drinking alcohol. This image is available to download and then print out in A4 or A3.  

Download (pdf, 71.09 KB)
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AL1063

Gone Too Far? Intoxicated? poster

1 September 2017

An A4 poster for licensed premises.

Download (pdf, 224.06 KB)
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AL561

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 September 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, 1.8 MB)
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AL945

The Law - off-licensed premises A4 sign

27 July 2017

An A4 signage poster for off-licensed premises.  It reminds customers of the law that intoxicated people will not be served alcohol or allowed on the premises and the ID they need to show to be served alcohol if they look under 25.

Download (pdf, 224.12 KB)
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AL987

Date of Birth A4 poster

1 July 2017

A4 poster with a chart that helps bar and security staff to correctly calculate a patron’s age from their date of birth.

Download (pdf, 314 KB)
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AL973