Liquor Licensing Acts

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New South Wales: Liquor Act 2007 – It is against the law to sell or supply liquor to, or to obtain on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years.

Australian Capital Territory: Liquor Act 2010 – A person must not sell or supply liquor to a person under 18 years old on premises where the sale or supply of liquor is authorised or in a public place. Maximum Penalty $5,500.

Northern Territory: Under the Liquor Act 2019 it is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years.

Queensland: Under the Liquor Act 1992 it is an offence to supply liquor to a person under the age of 18 years.

South Australia: Liquor Licencing Act 1997 – Liquor must NOT be supplied to persons under 18.

Tasmania: Warning – Under the Liquor Licencing Act 1990 it is an offence for liquor to be delivered to a person under the age of 18 years (penalty fine not exceeding 20 penalty units), and for a person under the age of 18 years to purchase liquor (penalty fine not exceeding 10 penalty units).

Victoria: Warning – Under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 it is an offence to supply alcohol to a person under the age of 18 years (penalty exceeds $19,000), For a person under the age of 18 years to purchase or receive liquor (penalty exceeds $800).

Western Australia: Under the Liquor Control Act 1988 it is an offence to sell or supply liquor to a person under the age of 18 years on licenced or regulated premises; and for a person under the age of 18 years to purchase, or attempt to purchase, liquor on licensed or regulated premises.