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CALM Maroochy North Shore General Meeting – Feb 2017

CALM Maroochy North Shore General Meeting – Feb 2017

Title: CALM Maroochy North Shore General Meeting Location: Peregian Beach Hotel Link out: Click here Description: CALM Maroochy North Shore General Meeting will incorporate Queensland Police presenting information on drugs: What they look like, effects, and how to detect them. All venues are encouraged to bring staff Please RSVP to the accords Chair: Mal...

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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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OLGR “Behind The Bar” RSA Training videos

OLGR “Behind The Bar” RSA Training videos

OLGR have recently released an on-line training tool – responsible service of alcohol (RSA) training videos to see real-life depictions of unduly intoxicated patrons attempting to be served liquor. Shown from the perspective of the bartender, several different scenarios play out, showing the do’s and don’ts of refusal of service. Use these videos as...

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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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Don’t get caught out these holidays!

Don’t get caught out these holidays!

Christmas and New Year trading hours As the Holiday Season is quickly approaching, a reminder to all licensees to be familiar with trading hours over Christmas and New Year’s. Please visit the OLGR website to obtain accurate, up to date information that may effect the sale and supply of liquor in your venue. Topics...

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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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‘Responsible Service’ – October 2016 Newsletter

‘Responsible Service’ – October 2016 Newsletter

Please note the ‘Responsible Service’ – October 2016 Newsletter has been issued by OLGR. Minister’s message As part of our Government’s commitment to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence in Queensland, I recently awarded almost $365,000 worth of operational funding to the Cairns, Bundaberg, Airlie Beach and Fortitude Valley Safe Night Precinct (SNP) boards. Read more Executive...

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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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Annual fee self-assessment notices due late June

Annual fee self-assessment notices due late June

The following has been taken from the June OLGR Responsible Service June Newsletter: This month, the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR) will send out annual fee self-assessment notices to all licensees. No doubt you understand how important it is to pay your annual licence fees by the due date of 31 July...

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‘Responsible Service’ – June 2016 Newsletter

‘Responsible Service’ – June 2016 Newsletter

Please note the ‘Responsible Service’ – June 2016 Newsletter has been issued by OLGR. Minister’s message The implementation of key elements of the Government’s strategy to reduce alcohol-related violence and promote a safer night time economy is just around the corner. This includes reduced liquor trading hours for licensed venues across Queensland. Read more...

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