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Are things that bad in NSW? Are the further changes to the NSW Liquor Act going too far?

The 29 October 2014 edition of the newsletter published by the Victorian Commission for Gambling & Liquor Regulation, mentions increased penalties for service of alcohol to minors. This newsletter can be found at: http://www.vcglr.vic.gov.au/home/resources/newsletters/ The …

1:30am Lockout and 3:00am Last Drinks Restrictions, were they really necessary, according to the latest BOCSAR Crime Statistics?

Yesterday’s BOCSAR media release raises some interesting statistics and prompts the questions – were the 1.30am lockout and 3.00am last drinks restrictions imposed on 24 February 2014 really necessary in the circumstances? Also, are the …

Liquor Act Disturbance Complaints and the Order of Occupancy "But that’s not fair, my venue was here first".

Introduction Encroachment by new residential development has always been a difficult issue for the owner of a licensed venue.  One day the venue can easily comply with the usual noise conditions, principally because of the …