Powdered alcohol banned in Queensland

From 3 August 2018, liquor in powdered or crystal form is declared an undesirable liquor product and is permanently banned in Queensland.

This means it is illegal to sell or supply liquor in powdered or crystal form, including the powdered alcohol known as Palcohol, as well as powdered alcohol contained in a capsule or in the form of a tablet (section 156B(2) of the Liquor Act 1992 and 42A(1)(b) of the Liquor Regulation 2018).

To keep a safe environment for your patrons and staff please be aware of your legal obligations in relation to ‘banned products’.

For more details go to Banned products for licensed premises.