The department's policies.
A Banned Drinkers Register (BDR) is a register of people who are prohibited by current legislation from purchasing packaged (takeaway) liquor from some or all licensed premises in Western Australia.
Burials in the State of Western Australia are governed by the Cemeteries Act 1986.
Guidance for cruise ships with onboard casino gaming facilities travelling through or docking in Western Australian waters.
This policy provides guidance as to the legislative and operational requirements associated with the sale, supply and consumption of liquor on commercial charter boats.
The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance on the manner in which poker may be lawfully played and conducted in Western Australia.
These procedures detail how the department responds to complaints and complements the department’s Complaint Management Policy.
This policy enables the department to effectively manage complaints
This policy provides guidance as to the legislative and operational requirements associated with complaints lodged under section 117 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (“the Act”).
Gaming and Wagering Commission Act 1987 Section 101(1)(a)
Under section 115(4a) of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (‘the Act’) it is the prerogative of all licensees to set dress standards which are suitable for their particular premises.
Requirements placed on Crown Perth in relation to the placement of, and withdrawal limits from, Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) and EFTPOS/Contactless payments on the gaming footprint at Crown Perth.
Adoption of technical standards for electronic gaming machines (EGMs) as set out in the Gaming Machine National Standard.
Guidelines used by the Gaming and Wagering Commission (the Commission) in determining whether a game played by an electronic gaming machine (EGM) that is not a poker machine is authorised for use at the casino.
A standard entertainment condition is imposed on most licences.
Guidance on the specific circumstances whereby the sale, supply and consumption of liquor is exempt from the application of the Act under the Liquor Control Regulations 1989 (the regulations).
Guidance on the legislative requirements relating to extended trading permits (ETP) for extended areas.
Guidance on extended trading permits that are sought for providing catering services (with or without food) at venues away from the licensed premises.
This document provides guidance on extended trading permits that are sought for ongoing (i.e. long term) or indefinite circumstances and the factors that the licensing authority may have regard to when considering applications for these permits.
The cellar door ETP provides producers with the opportunity to promote their products to the wider public within their region.
Section 50 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (“the Act‟) authorises a restaurant licence to sell and supply liquor for consumption on the licensed premises only ancillary to a meal supplied by the licensee and eaten by the patron on the licensed premises.
Section 50 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (‘the Act’) authorises a restaurant licence to sell and supply liquor for consumption on the licensed premises only ancillary to a meal supplied by the licensee and eaten by the patron on the licensed premises.
Section 48(2) of the of the Liquor Control Act 1988 provides that a club licence authorises the sale and supply of liquor to club members and to the guests of members.
This policy provides guidance on the Director’s requirements for liquor stores located outside the Perth metropolitan area to trade on Sundays under an ETP.
Under section 60 of the Act the licensing authority may grant an extended trading permit (ETP) authorising the licensee to sell and supply liquor in circumstances to which the licence would not otherwise apply.
A policy to provide a set of minimum fire safety measures for licensed premises
Young people receive their most effective and satisfying sports experiences when they experience goodwill and cooperation between all levels of stakeholders.
Licensees must ensure that water suitable for drinking is provided, free of charge, at all times when liquor is sold and supplied for consumption on the licensed premises.
Policy on governance and State investment in sport
The sale, supply and consumption of liquor needs to be carefully regulated.
To provide licensees with guidance regarding their obligations in relation to recording incidents that occur on and in the vicinity of their licensed premises.
Guidance to the legislative and operational requirements associated with the inspection of and access to documents relating to licensed premises that are held by the licensing authority.
Guidance on the legislative provisions regarding the situations where it is acceptable for a juvenile to be present on licensed premises (for reasons other than approved work experience/training).
Guidance on the legislative provisions regarding juveniles being employed or engaged in the service of alcohol on licensed premises and juveniles being engaged in work experience on licensed premises, other than in the sale and supply of liquor.
Guidance for casino operators and persons wishing to be employed as security officers by the casino operator as to the licensing requirements of the Gaming and Wagering Commission.
Guidance as to the legislative and operational requirements associated with Liquor Accords.
Guidance on lodgers on licensed premises.
A major objective for junior sport is the development of life-long participation in sport.
Sport providers have a legal duty of care to protect the welfare of young people and ensure they are not exposed to unnecessary risk in any aspect of sports delivery.
An approved manager must, unless the Director of Liquor Licensing determines otherwise, be present at the licensed premises.
Guidance for mandatory training
Outline of the Gaming and Wagering Commission’s strategy in complying with the National Policy on Match-Fixing in Sport.
Access to information that is culturally sensitive to Aboriginal people can only do so with permission.
Legislative requirements relevant to objections and submissions under the Act.
Guidance for occasional liquor licences.
Under the Liquor Control Act 1988 (‘the Act’), the sale and supply of liquor must always take place on or from the licensed premises.
Guidance on packaged liquor sales.
The most important resource in junior sport is the people who provide the infrastructure for the delivery of activities and set the social atmosphere around sport.
Sport and recreation organisations are expected to create and maintain safe environments that are fit for purpose, provide positive experiences and ensure the safety of children.
Access to Restricted State Records and other Historical Material Managed by the Aboriginal History Research Unit.
Guidance to casino employees, gaming suppliers, gaming operators, bookmakers, bookmaker managers, bookmaker employees and RWWA key employees in relation to the probity requirements.
Under section 16 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (‘the Act’), the licensing authority is required to act without undue formality and is not bound by the legal rules of evidence.
Guidance for producers licence.
Guidance on the legislative provisions relating to profit sharing and management arrangements, and the circumstances that must be taken into consideration when contemplating such arrangements.
The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance on the possible content of public interest assessment (PIA) submissions.
This policy aims to ensure that department employees are aware of their obligations under the PID Act, and strongly supports disclosures being made by employees about corrupt or other improper conduct.
The overall aim of coaches is to help young people build a love of participating in sport for life-long involvement.
Local governments impose rates on the properties within their district to raise revenue to fund the services and facilities provided to residents and visitors.
This policy aims to provide guidance to local governments on the legislative requirements governing the giving of notice on rates.
This document describes the legislative and policy basis for the application of minimum payments to land being rated by a local government.
This guideline explains the provisions of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (‘the Act’) that can be relied upon by licensees and other authorised persons to refuse service to people.
Guidance as to the legislative requirements associated with the grant of a licence and it also identifies the matters that the licensing authority may have regard to when considering applications in respect of a residential premises.
This document provides the industry with a framework of practices to follow in the responsible promotion and advertising of liquor.
Including those licences issued as an Occasional Licence.
Guidance for licensees regarding selling liquor on the internet.
Guidance on submitting an unconditional section 40 certificate (certificate of local planning authority) or development approval lodged in lieu of a section 40 certificate.
Guidance as to the process that will be followed where the licensing authority proposes to impose, vary or cancel conditions on a licence on its own motion.
Guidance as to the intent of small bar licences and the legislative requirements associated with them. It also provides guidance as to other matters that the licensing authority may have regard to when considering applications for small bar licences.
Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility ‘foodhall’ licences.
Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility ‘online wine sales’ licences and the matters that may be taken into consideration when determining an application for such a licence.
Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility “catering” licences and the matters that may be taken into consideration when determining an application for such a licence.
Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility ‘works canteen’ licences and the matters that may be taken into consideration when determining an application for such a licence.
Guidance as to the legislative and operational requirements associated with the grant, variation, substitution and cancellation of special facility licences.
During their growth from 5–17 years, young people develop physically, psychologically, emotionally and socially.
Eligible organisations who wish to raise funds for purposes other than private gain or commercial undertaking may apply for a standard lottery permit. This policy provides guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to these permit types.
Guidance as to the legislative requirements and criteria that will be used when considering the suitability of premises to be licensed under the Act.
A Takeaway Alcohol Management System (TAMS) is a system designed to support liquor restrictions, by reducing opportunities for people to purchase quantities of liquor, above what is mandated within any applicable restriction.
Guidance to licensees who wish to conduct tastings on their licensed premises or at another licensed premises.
Guidance on Temporary Bar Licences.
Sport and the law is a complex area for clubs and associations.
Guidance as to the legislative provisions relevant to trading names.
The Gaming and Wagering Commission Act 1987 (the Act) provides for the issue of a Two-up permit to country race clubs and other organisations, which are located outside of a 100km radius of Crown Perth.
Guidance on the issuing of video lottery terminal (‘VLT’) permits to sporting organisations/clubs, community/charitable organisations and local hotel based sporting/community associations.
Requirements of betting operators who use or publish WA race fields as part of their wagering operations.
Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to websites maintained by, or on behalf of the licensee.
Regular participation in physical activity and sport is important for young people's health and wellbeing.
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