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Latest novel coronavirus (COVID-19) information, updates and resources.
Licensees will soon be contacted regarding the State Government announcement.
Six-month occasional liquor licenses to allow for sale of liquor with takeaway meals. Liquor restrictions adjusted for cellar door sales. Hotline and email set up for licensees with queries about packaged liquor.
The State Government, in consultation with the WA Commissioner of Police, has introduced temporary restrictions on takeaway alcohol across the State, to ensure Western Australia is well prepared to respond to COVID-19 and minimise alcohol-related problems in the community.
Departmental Circular 4 2020
Under the Emergency Management Act 2005, the Commissioner of Police and State Emergency Coordinator, Chris Dawson, has issued directions regarding the closure of various establishments to the public in WA to limit the spread of COVID-16.
The State Government is progressing the implementation of a trial of a Banned Drinkers Register (BDR) in the Pilbara, with the release today of a tender request outlining the requirements of the system.
Issued under the Liquor Control Act 1988 sections 31 (4) and (7) and 60 by the Director of Liquor Licensing.
The department mailed out invoices for annual liquor licence fees on 12 November 2019, with payments due on or before 1 January 2020.
Concern regarding the impact of the proliferation of large packaged liquor outlets on the community has resulted in new legislative provisions that allow regulations to be prescribed setting out criteria that apply to applications for large packaged liquor outlets.
A number of restrictions to further minimise alcohol related harm in the Pilbara region will come into effect from 31 March 2019 following a decision by the Director of Liquor Licensing.
New liquor licensing laws come into effect this weekend (August 18 to 19), creating a more relaxed and tourism friendly hospitality industry for all Western Australians to enjoy.
A new category of special facility licence allows for the online sale of WA produced wine.
Mechanisms available to address harm caused due to the use of liquor are provided under sections 64 and 175(1a) of the Liquor Control Act 1988.
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Certain applications are required to be advertised for a specified period, allowing for the public to obtain more details about the application or the objection process.
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Responsible service of alcohol, staff training and registered training organisations.
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The commission reviews decisions and complaints in accordance with the Liquor Control Act.
Relevant legislation for the liquor industry.
Some restrictions apply in areas of Western Australia.
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Betting operators who engage in or conduct betting on Western Australian races are authorised to publish/use Western Australian race fields.
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The RPAT is an impartial judicial forum for the racing industry.
Administering the law relating to gaming and wagering.
Ensuring that community gaming stakeholders and the industry meet their regulatory obligations.
Relevant legislation for the gaming and wagering industry.
Addressing the social and economic issues that result from problem gambling in WA.