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Licensing bodies and regulatory agencies

Several licensing bodies and regulatory agencies have a statutory role in ensuring licensed premises comply with the law.

Alcohol control bylaws

An alcohol ban prohibits the possession or consumption of alcohol in certain locations and at certain times.

Alcohol licensing

Learn about alcohol license procedures and laws.

Applying for a licence

Find details about licence assessment criteria and grounds for objection.

Licence criteria

Review what criteria needs to be met when applying for an alcohol licence.

Objecting to a licence

Learn about the steps you need to go through - from grounds for objection through to the final decision.

Managers of licensed premises

Learn what's required, from qualifications, through to certificate applications and renewals.

District Licensing Committees

District licensing committees (DLCs) are set up under the Act and are administered by your local council.