Do I need to renew my RMLV training?

There has been a huge amount of misinformation and confusion surrounding this question in the popular press, largely due to the ‘Red Tape Reduction’ initiative which applies to cafes and small clubs.  Here are the facts: YES – you DO have to have a current RMLV Certificate if you are one of the following: An … Read more Do I need to renew my RMLV training?

Red Tape Reduction for low risk venues

Are you a LOW RISK venue? You can answer ‘yes’ to this if you DON’T OPEN AFTER MIDNIGHT and are one of the following: A licensed café A licensed restaurant A community club with fewer than 2,000 members A  small licensed vessel or water craft If so, you are no longer required to have an … Read more Red Tape Reduction for low risk venues

NEW! Fast-track RMLV now offered to our Clients

We have a big time-saver to offer our busy Clients who struggle to find time for  two-day courses. From October this year, we can offer pre and post course work to be completed at home with email support – which results in only ONE (long, intensive) training day being necessary instead of the previously mandated … Read more NEW! Fast-track RMLV now offered to our Clients

Change to RMLV delivery requirements

After years of insistance that the RMLV course must be delivered over two days, OLGR has this week revised this requirement – now allowing the Course to be delivered over a shorter period – although the requirement for 10 contact hours remains! This will be great news for time-strapped Restaurateurs, and there may be several … Read more Change to RMLV delivery requirements

Australia Post Keypass Identity Card

The new Australia Post Keypass identity card can be accepted as evidence of age at licensed premises in accordance with Section 6(1)(a)(ii) (Acceptable evidence of age) of the Liquor Act 1992. Australia Post recently acquired ownership and all rights to the former Victorian Keypass Card, which will now be phased out. The last Victorian Keypass … Read more Australia Post Keypass Identity Card

OLGR Changes – the skinny in plain English

As we know, there have been lots of changes under the ‘Red Tape Reduction’ banner to the Qld Liquor Act recently.  Here they are in a nutshell: 1.      There is no need to force new staff into gaining an online RSA prior to joining you.  They have 30 days to get face-to-face training, which now … Read more OLGR Changes – the skinny in plain English

Training Register Confusion

OLGR’s latest Red Tape Reduction provision states that a Register of staff trained in RSA no longer needs to be kept – HOWEVER: all licensees are required to keep current copies of current training course certificates or Statements of Attainment for staff the copies must be made available at the premises for inspection by an OLGR … Read more Training Register Confusion


The Red-Tape Reduction wagon keeps rolling along, much to our surprise and delight. The latest rules to apply to LOW RISK PREMISES are: Removal of the requirement for licensees to keep a register of persons trained in the responsible service of alcohol. (But see the specific post on this topic) Persons trained in responsible management … Read more OLGR UPDATES

More Red Tape reduction…

The Newman Government reforms will free Queensland’s restaurants, cafes and small community clubs of burdensome red tape. “These types of licensed venues will no longer require an approved manager to be on site if they don’t operate past midnight. Licensed vessels will also no longer have this requirement. “The Newman Government realises the best way … Read more More Red Tape reduction…