Category: NSW

New measures target alcohol hotspots

Over 50 new strategies have been introduced in five key entertainment areas to target alcohol-related violence and anti-social behaviour under the Government’s Hassle Free Nights action plan.  Pubs,...

Police union challenges liquor accord rules

Major Wollongong CBD nightspots left out of a scheme designed to tackle booze-fuelled crime should be made mandatory members, the police union says. Last year, Wollongong’s entertainment district...

Police warn clubs

POLICE have warned pub and club owners excessively drunk people should not be found on their premises, even if they are drinking water. Members of the Tenterfield Local...

Seminars and workshops

‘RSA on the frontline workshops’ – free, practical training for venue staff Bar and security staff can learn practical tips they can use in venues at ‘RSA on...

Alcohol restrictions for violent venues

Alcohol restrictions for violent venues The latest list of licensed venues (Round 5) subject to special conditions because of alcohol-related incidents has been released. These premises are categorised...

Drink safety stewards hit Newcastle

Drinking safety stewards have been deployed on the streets of Newcastle and Hamilton as part of an innovative campaign to encourage responsible drinking and promote improved public transport....

Extended hotel trading hours

Extended trading hours have been approved for hotels and post 1 July 2008 registered clubs for certain days during 2011 which coincide with significant sporting events. http://www.olgr.nsw.gov.au/liquor_extended_trading.asp

Bondi Junction’s antisocial woes get worse

Locals behind a grassroots campaign say alcohol-fuelled antisocial behaviour and violence is getting worse in Bondi Junction. The group, dubbed “SpeakOut” when they started distributing flyers this year,...