On January 23, 2017, the Queensland Government announced that it has backed down on its decision to introduce a 1am lockout for licensed venues located within designated 3am Safe Night Precincts.
February 01, 2017
On 8 December 2016, the NSW Government announced that it will relax Sydney’s lockout laws for live entertainment venues, as well as a relaxation of takeaway and home delivery sales across the state.
December 20, 2016
The new lockout restrictions for 3am Safe Night Precincts in Queensland are due to come into effect from 1 February 2017.
In 2002, Australia became the first country to regulate the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), now referred to as Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs) or more commonly, drones.
July 19, 2016
The legal and practical implications for Queensland licensees as a consequence of the Queensland Parliament passing the controversial “lock-out” laws...
February 29, 2016
Alcohol-fuelled violence has consistently been a hot topic in Australian media in recent times and one which the Queensland Government has indicated it wishes to con
January 11, 2016
Over the last 12 months, there has been much media speculation about Australia being poised for the first major wave of airport privatisations in more than a decade,
September 23, 2015
Modifications to the Liquor Act of Queensland will change the regime for venues which trade after 1.00am. This is an analysis of these changes.
May 22, 2015
In our last legal update, we foreshadowed some possible amendments to the liquor laws in Queensland. On Sunday, the Queensland Government released its “Safe Night Ou
March 27, 2014
Last month, the New South Wales’ Premier Barry O’Farrell announced a suite of measures to tackle alcohol and drug fuelled violence following the recent tragic deaths of teenagers Daniel Christie and Thomas Kelly in Sydney that received wide spread attention in the media.
February 25, 2014
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