Take-away liquor sales for restaurants and small bars now permanent
Arrangements introduced during COVID-19 allowing restaurants and small bars to sell take-away alcohol have now been made permanent through recent changes to the liquor laws. Once the changes come into effect, liquor will be able to be supplied as takeaway, or home delivery, providing: a) it is purchased with a genuine meal; and b) the
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Reduced fees and 2 hours extra trading for Live music venues!
The NSW Parliament has recently approved new incentives for live music venues, including an additional 2 hours trading on nights when live music is hosted, and an 80% reduction on annual base fees and trading hours risk loadings every year. For advice on whether your venue qualifies as a live music venue, contact us.
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Small bar opening times increased from 12 noon, to 10am!
Laws just passed by the NSW Parliament have changed the standard trading hours for small bars so they can now start selling alcohol from 10am instead of 12 noon. If your current trading hours are from 12 noon and you wish to open earlier, you will still need to apply to have those hours changed.