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Ban on rapid intoxication drinks after 12 midnight

A statutory ban prohibits the sale or supply of rapid intoxication drinks between 12am midnight and 5am for venues authorised to trade past midnight. Under the Liquor Act, a rapid intoxication drink is one that is designed to be consumed

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Good news for Craft Brewers

The Tackling Alcohol-fuelled Violence Legislation Amendment Bill will allow for the sale and sampling of craft beer at promotional events. On a date yet to be determined, small craft beer producers that hold a producer/wholesaler liquor licence in Qld (or

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Sale of undesirable liquor products

Any of the following criteria may be used to classify a product as ‘undesirable’: The name of the product, design of packaging of the liquor product, or class of the product (the product) is likely to be attractive to minors

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‘Allowable’ Promotions within your premises

Promotions with prizes of alcohol You may host reward promotions that do not encourage excessive consumption of alcohol, or promote intoxication. These include: raffles where the prize is free liquor ‘buy one get one free’ promotions. Low-risk promotions are also

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Happy Hour

A ‘happy hour’ is any activity traditionally known as a happy hour, whether or not the activity is actually advertised as or called this. For example, a ‘publican’s shout’ or ‘afternoon special’ is regarded as a happy hour. It includes

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Alcohol advertising and Promotions

As a licensee or permit-holder, you have an obligation to ensure alcohol is supplied and promoted in ways that minimise harm and preserve peace and good order around your premises. You must maintain a safe environment for patrons and staff at

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