As a requirement under NSW liquor laws, venues with a hotel or on-premises liquor licence need to ensure that food is available when alcohol is being sold or supplied. Liquor & Gaming NSW compliance officers have detected a number of breaches recently where venues did not have food available to patrons. It’s important that food is available for customers because it helps reduce intoxication, minimises the risk of alcohol related harm, and ensures the venue is complying with NSW liquor laws. Breaches of liquor laws can lead to fines and prosecution.
Licensees and Approved Managers are encouraged to:
For more information about making food available in your venue, email our Compliance team at firstname.lastname@example.org.