Publications

A list of publications put out by the department's service areas.

List of publications

Categories

Inspection of records and access to documents

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.

Incident register at licensed premises

To provide licensees with guidance regarding their obligations in relation to recording incidents that occur on and in the vicinity of their licensed premises.

Harm minimisation

The sale, supply and consumption of liquor needs to be carefully regulated.

Free drinking water

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.

Fire safety measures in licensed premises

A policy to provide a set of minimum fire safety measures for licensed premises

Extended Trading Permits — Caterers Ongoing

Guidance on extended trading permits that are sought for providing catering services (with or without food) at venues away from the licensed premises.

Extended Trading Permits — area (ongoing)

Guidance on the legislative requirements relating to extended trading permits (ETP) for extended areas.

Extended Trading Permits — Sunday trading for non-metropolitan liquor stores

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.

Extended Trading Permits — sale and supply of liquor to non-members at club and club restricted 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.

Extended Trading Permits — restaurants to sell or supply liquor without a meal

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.

Extended Trading Permits — restaurants holding finger food/cocktail functions

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.

Extended Trading Permits — Ongoing and Indefinite

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.

Extended Trading Permits/Variations — One-off events or functions

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.

Extended Trading Permits — Producers — Cellar Door Operations

The cellar door ETP provides producers with the opportunity to promote their products to the wider public within their region.

Exemptions to the Liquor Control Act 1988

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).

Entertainment condition

A standard entertainment condition is imposed on most licences.

Dress standards for licensed premises

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.

Complaints Lodged under Section 117 of the Liquor Control Act 1988

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).

Charter boats policy

This policy provides guidance as to the legislative and operational requirements associated with the sale, supply and consumption of liquor on commercial charter boats.

Public interest assessment

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance on the possible content of public interest assessment (PIA) submissions.

Page reviewed 05 May 2022