Local community engagement is central to decisions about liquor licences in NSW.
Depending on the type of liquor licence, this can be a simple matter of talking to residents and local authorities, or a more involved process of producing a community impact statement (CIS).
Either way, liquor laws in NSW give our local communities a strong voice in licensing decisions.
Read more about how Liquor & Gaming NSW works with the community:
Liquor & Gaming NSW has also established a dedicated community access team whose role is to assist, inform and educate community members so that they can participate in liquor related decisions, policy development and government initiatives.
Community impact statements
Law and policy