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The Alex Surf Club stands up, speaks out and acts!

The Alex Surf Club stands up, speaks out and acts!

The Alex Surf Club’s General Manager, Ashley Robinson is standing up, speaking out and taking action to support cultural change in domestic & family violence.  Mr Robinson has advised for any coffee purchased at the Alex Surf Club this Friday, Saturday & Sunday (25th to 27th November 2017), the club will donate $1 towards the...

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Nambour & Hinterland Power Ahead!

Nambour & Hinterland Power Ahead!

This morning the CALM Nambour & Hinterland accords held their first meeting since resolving to merge. Congratulations to all members and in particular to the newly elected executive: Chair: Terry Morrow from the Landsborough Hotel Depty Chair: Rick Gazzard from the Palmwoods and Beerwah Hotels Administrator: Kerri Knapp from the Landsborough Hotel The newly merged...

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CALM Maroochydore and Mooloolaba Accords to trial merge

CALM Maroochydore and Mooloolaba Accords to trial merge

After recent discussion amongst members of the CALM Mooloolaba and CALM Maroochydore liquor accords, both local Sunshine Coast accords have resolved to merge for a twelve month trial period commencing September of this year. Recognising the synergies between both accords and in an effort to minimise meeting times and promote accord membership, the accords...

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Rapid intoxication drinks after midnight – OLGR release compliance signage for licensed venues

Rapid intoxication drinks after midnight – OLGR release compliance signage for licensed venues

The Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation has developed a poster to help alleviate any confusion around the types of drinks banned after midnight under the new liquor laws. This poster is also available as an image for LCD screens to assist licensees with further communicating these changes to staff and patrons. This poster can be accessed online under...

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Have your say on the Taxi Review: Due 12/6/16

Have your say on the Taxi Review: Due 12/6/16

Have your say on the Taxi Review Whether you’re an avid supporter of Uber or you believe our traditional taxi industry needs to be supported, you can have your say on the independent review into taxi, limousine and rideshare services in Queensland. The Opportunities for Personalised Transport (OPT) Review Taskforce has released a Green Paper...

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Easter Trading Hours

Easter Trading Hours

The following information applies to trading hours over the Easter long weekend. It includes information about service of alcohol as well as operation of gaming machines. Good Friday Eve On the Thursday before Good Friday (Good Friday Eve), the sale and supply of alcohol is only permitted until 12 midnight. While the bar must finish...

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SNP – Networked ID scanners postponed

SNP – Networked ID scanners postponed

As most of you would be aware, the proposed introduction of mandatory ID scanning for certain premises within safe night precincts was due to occur by 6 September 2015. The Honourable Yvette D’Ath, Attorney-General, Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills has recently confirmed that the Executive Council approved the postponement of...

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Networked ID scanners – Safe Night Precincts

Networked ID scanners – Safe Night Precincts

Update on approved operators *”Last year the Safe Night Out Legislation Amendment Act 2014 was passed to support a comprehensive range of initiatives to address violence, anti-social behaviour and safety issues around licensed venues in Queensland. This resulted in a number of changes for licensees. In particular, licensees who are approved to trade past...

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Definition of ‘unduly intoxicated’

Definition of ‘unduly intoxicated’

In recent CALM meetings across there region there has been a great deal of discussion around the changes to the Liquor Act legislation and in particular the new definition of ‘unduley intoxicated’ and what that means for licensed premises, staff and patrons.  For this reason we have taken the following directly from the State Governments website :...

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‘Responsible Service’ (Special edition) – Safety Night Out Strategy – September 2014 Newsletter

‘Responsible Service’ (Special edition) – Safety Night Out Strategy – September 2014 Newsletter

The Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation’s bi-monthly newsletter Responsible Service has been released in a Special Edition with a focus on the State Governments “Safe Night Out Strategy”: Articles: Minister’s message Executive Director’s message Safe Night Precinct implementation project Alcohol services tests (‘mysterial shopper’ trial) Responsible service of alcohol refresher package Safe Night...

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