Liquor licensing

NARROWER TERMS
Report

Follow up of regulating gambling and liquor

The objective of this follow up audit was to assess whether the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has taken the action it said it would in response to the 13 recommendations the Victorian Auditor-General made to it in 2017.
Report

Sydney's night time economy

At the time of their introduction, the 2014 'lock-out laws' were an appropriate circuit breaker and were successful in reducing alcohol-related violence in the Sydney CBD and Kings Cross. This report by the Joint Select Committee on Sydney's Night Time Economy contains the committee's comments...
Briefing paper

The effect of lockout and last drinks laws on non-domestic assaults in Sydney: an update to March 2019

This research set out to examine the long term impact of the 2014 NSW liquor law amendments on non-domestic assaults in Kings Cross, the Sydney CBD and surrounding areas. As in previous studies, a significant reduction in non-domestic assaults in the Kings Cross and Sydney...
Report

Alcohol purchasing behaviour of drinkers

This report from SHORE & Whariki Research Centre examines patterns of purchasing of alcohol in New Zealand, including late night purchasing, from on and off licensed premises, using survey data from 2015.
Conference paper

Maps made by temperance

When Melbourne’s two ‘dry zones’ had compulsory ballots for restaurant and café liquor licences removed in 2015, news accounts surmised that “a hangover from the anti-alcohol movement of the 1920s had finally been relegated to the history books”. Yet the dry zones are chapters in...
Book

Teaching ‘proper’ drinking? Clubs and pubs in Indigenous Australia

The case studies in this book offer the first detailed surveys of efforts to teach responsible drinking practices to Aboriginal people by installing canteens in remote communities, and of the purchase of public hotels by Indigenous groups in attempts both to control sales of alcohol...
Thesis

A case study of community action against alcohol harm: liquor licensing in Fantame Street, Porirua, 2011-2013

This thesis is a case study of local community involvement in the liquor licencing process. Alcohol is a widely available commodity with the potential for harm to communities through short and long term health impacts, violence and crime. There is often tension between meeting community...
Report

Regulating gambling and liquor

The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) was established in 2012 by bringing together the functions and resources of two predecessor regulators. The aim was to create a modern world-class regulator—one that would apply an integrated and risk-based approach to regulation in order...
Report

Review of amendments to the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW)

I was appointed on 11 February 2016 by the Hon Tony Grant MP, Minister for Police and Emergency Services, to review aspects of the amendments (the Amendments) made to the Liquor Regulation 2008 (NSW) by the Liquor Amendment Act 2014 (the Amendment Act). The review...
Literature review

Evidence check: community impact of liquor licenses

This Evidence Check review examines the association between alcohol availability, alcohol consumption and harms by reviewing evidence from 191 studies over the last decade, and focusing on the density of alcohol outlets and permissible trading hours. Findings include high-quality, locally relevant evidence that alcohol outlet...