OLGR RSA RSG no longer required

Changes to liquor and gaming industry training

  • The state is no longer responsible for the regulation of trainers offering Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and Responsible Service of Gaming (RSG) courses. This regulation is now a matter for the Commonwealth Government.

People involved in the service of liquor will still have to hold appropriate certification, and those performing certain gaming tasks and duties will also be required to hold similar certification.

Current OLGR RSA and RSG certificates will continue to be recognised as acceptable evidence of training for a three year transitional period from the date of issue. Following proclamation, approved training course certification will be a Statement of Attainment, provided on completion of a national training course – either ‘Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol’ and/or ‘Provide Responsible Gambling Services’.

Once a Statement of Attainment has been granted, neither the Liquor Act nor the Gaming Machine Act will require renewal of training.

A Statement of Attainment may be available from the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) which originally provided individual Queensland RSA or RSG training. People will have to check with their RTO to see whether the training originally provided met the criteria required for a Statement of Attainment.

  • Queensland’s Responsible Management of Licensed Venues (RMLV) and Gaming Nominee training will still be required for certain staff.

For more details on these changes you can call OLGR on 13 74 68.