Licensing and local policies
Information on local policies and bylaws, licensing, and the bodies and regulatory agencies involved.
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.
Applying for a licence
Find details about licence assessment criteria and grounds for objection.
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.
Local alcohol policies
The Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 enables territorial authorities to create local alcohol policies (LAPs).