Staff who work in the Kings Cross and Sydney CBD Entertainment precincts must have a valid photo competency card or a valid interim certificate. The older Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) paper certificates are invalid in these precincts.
An RSA marshal is someone whose role is to make sure venues comply with RSA obligations.
A marshal must have valid RSA certification training and a competency card.
For some venues, at least one RSA marshal must be engaged during the supervised trading period, which is:
If a licensee is required to employ an RSA marshal, the licensee must ensure that the RSA marshal wears clothing which identifies that person as the RSA marshal.
An RSA marshal is employed to conduct RSA supervisory duties, including:
Late trading venues in the Kings Cross precinct must employ one RSA marshal during supervised trading periods.
The venues that must meet this RSA marshal requirement typically include:
The Secretary, NSW Department of Customer Service may declare that a licensed venue in the Sydney CBD Entertainment Precinct is subject to RSA marshals requirements.
If a declaration is made, at least one RSA marshal must be engaged during the supervised trading period.