Latest amendments to Tackling Alcohol Fuelled Violence Policy

These amendments to the Liquor Act 1992, Gaming Machine Act 1991 and Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000 were the second phase of the government’s legislative response to the final evaluation report of the Tackling Alcohol Fuelled Violence Policy. Some of the amendments to this Policy which came into effect on 7th April are as follows: Staff and Contractors who control … Read more Latest amendments to Tackling Alcohol Fuelled Violence Policy

Face-to-face RMLV Training. Rare opportunity!

With education largely going online these days – thanks to you-know-what – we rarely see face-to-face courses being offered any more. However, due to popular demand, we are running a one-off RMLV Course in Coolum on Wednesday 24th March (8.30am – 6.30pm). M/T, Lunch, A/T  – Workbooks – Assessment – all provided. This course is … Read more Face-to-face RMLV Training. Rare opportunity!

Remote gambling self-exclusions

Self-exclusion is a practical tool that can assist individuals to minimise their potential for gambling-related harm. This process allows individuals to self-exclude from one or more venues through a Gambling Help Service (GHS) without physically attending the venues. Should one of your patrons use this new tool, a GHS will contact your venue to identify … Read more Remote gambling self-exclusions

Food Safety Supervisor Requirements

It goes without saying that every business which prepares food for sale to the public must have a Food Safety Supervisor.  Have you checked on the whereabouts and qualifications of your relevant staff recently? A food safety supervisor should be located on the premises or should be able to be contacted by the local government … Read more Food Safety Supervisor Requirements

HD Video Training for RMLV – FAQ’s

Finally,  a cost-effective, compliant and user-friendly way to renew your RMLV HD Video Training is the closest thing to real-life training yet developed Interact one-on-one with your trainer and your fellow participants Complete quizzes and interactive exercises on the fly Nothing to ‘take home and do later’ Nothing to download and install Complete all the … Read more HD Video Training for RMLV – FAQ’s

Two-up on Anzac Day

On February 2012, an amendment to the Charitable and Non-Profit Gaming Act 1999 commenced as a result of the Charitable and Non-Profit Gaming (Two-up) Amendment Act 2012. This amendment allows for two-up to be played legally in a licensed RSL or Services club on Anzac Day, or another day that is significant to the remembrance … Read more Two-up on Anzac Day

New proof of age card – beware!

The Queensland Government has produced a new proof-of-age card to replace the Adult Proof of Age Card. Named the ‘Photo Identification Card’, it will be available to people 15 years and over from 1 April 2019. Beware of accepting these at your venue as staff can no longer assume that the holder is over 18, … Read more New proof of age card – beware!

Two more Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs identified

Recently two more organisations Mongrel Mob and Satudarah have been declared as ‘identified organisations’ – outlaw motorcycle gangs. It is illegal for a person to enter a licensed venue if they are wearing or carrying prohibited items – this will now include items related to Mongrel Mob and Satudarah. Prohibited items, as defined in the Liquor Act 1992, include items of clothing … Read more Two more Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs identified

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 … Read more Powdered alcohol banned in Queensland

Labour Hire Licensing Act and Security Providers

The Office of Industrial Relations (OIR) enacted new legislation in July this year, that changed the Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017. If your venue employs the services of a security firm, this new legislation could affect you. Under the Act, a security firm providing a licensed premises with security staff may be classified as a labour … Read more Labour Hire Licensing Act and Security Providers