Patrons of licensed venues in NSW have a right to enjoy safe and responsible drinking environments. The Liquor Act 2007 supports responsible drinking and provides powers for venues and police to eject and ban troublesome patrons.
Rights of patrons include:
Members of a registered club are able to view financial and governance documentation.
Clubs are, by law, required to make available to their members information that relates to the management and financial administration of the club including:
The register of disclosures by directors and employees must be in the
form approved by Liquor & Gaming NSW - 'Clubs accountability disclosure register' (XLS, 291KB). Clubs can record all other information in a template offered by Liquor & Gaming NSW, within the Club accountability disclosures register, or in an alternative form.
Club must display a notice on the club premises and website (if any) advising members how they can access this information.
Clubs should ensure that this information is readily available to members on their request. Appropriate methods of production include posting on their website, producing in written form, or by email.
Additionally, quarterly profit and loss, trading accounts and balance sheets must be made available to members.