In NSW, patrons must be at least 18 years of age to enter a licensed venue and drink alcohol.
In line with responsible service of alcohol principles, anyone who appears to look under 25 years old needs to provide proof of age when entering a licensed venue or buying or consuming alcohol from that venue.
Currently, accepted proof of age documents include:
It is important your venue has practices in place to assist with accepting proof of age and ID documents.
Tips for identifying a genuine proof of age document:
Remember that photo cards, driver licences, passports, and Keypass identity cards can be issued to persons under 18 years of age.