Tag Archives: Pub

Club Operators get Kings Cross Lifelong Ban

Two former operators of a Kings Cross club have been fined $7000 each and ordered to pay legal costs of $1500 each as well as being handed down a lifetime ban from holding a liquor license or managing any licensed venue. According to Deputy Premier and Minister for Justice Troy Grant, a life ban was […]

Study Into Sydney and Melbourne Bars

According to a secret drinking study conducted at venues around the country, levels of intoxication increase by 11 per cent after midnight, making a case for the lockout laws. The number of males and young people in a venue also impacted the levels of intoxication in the venue. Researchers visited 62 different venues in five […]

Essential Rum Cocktail Recipe

It is believed that the first distillation of rum happened in the 17th century on the sugarcane plantations of the Caribbean. Since then rum has become a firm favourite the world over, not just on islands where sugarcane, the main ingredient for rum, is grown. If rum is your thing, you’ll want to watch this video […]

Melbourne gets ‘secret’ Schweppes Bar

Bar Schweppes opened last month in Melbourne and is in its last week. The location was kept a closely guarded secret and those that have booked, had the location revealed to them on the day of their booking. According to a post on TheShout.com, the bar is managed by the team at Tommy Collins (Hawk […]

Sydney’s Inner West Gets Bar Boost

The Leichhardt Council has proposed changes that will make opening up a venue in the Sydney’s inner west area easier and cost less. The plan is aimed at boosting activity and building the night time economy according to the council. With the area already being a popular restaurant destination the council hopes to attract more […]

SA Government Launches Liquor Discussion Paper

A licensing discussion paper launched by The South Australian government will investigate among other issues, whether alcohol should be sold at supermarkets. The paper was launched in an attempt to increase consumer focus and address red tape within the state’s liquor licensing framework. The discussion paper will focus on 3 main issues, maintaining a safe […]

Peak Bodies Call for 1am Lockout in Canberra

Alcohol-fuelled assaults have prompted calls for a 1am nightclub lockout in Canberra. The ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance representing 47 organisations have called on the ACT government to introduce a 1am lockout policy at bars and nightclubs inCanberra Canberra’s emergency departments have recorded a 35 per cent increase in intoxication cases and a 24 percent increase in […]

Research Shows Food, not Alcohol Driving Pub Visits

Roy Morgan research shows that most of the Australians visiting pubs are going for a meal rather than just a drink. Pub owners should be pleased because this is good for business. According to the research, in the 12 months to June 2015, 43 per cent of Australians over the legal drinking age visited a pub or […]

Government Crackdown on Alcohol Promotions

Authorities in NSW are concered about what they deem as “dangerous” alcohol promotions. Officials say they are honing in on dangerous promotions and giant martinis and alcohol laden lollies are the latest on their radar. The Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing released a list of reckless alcohol promotions for the last financial year. Of the […]

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