Policy

The department's policies.

Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) at Crown Perth policy

Restrictions apply to the placement of and withdrawal limits from, Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) located at Crown Perth.

Burials outside a proclaimed cemetery

Burials in the State of Western Australia are governed by the Cemeteries Act 1986.

Casino gaming on cruise ships policy

Guidance for cruise ships with onboard casino gaming facilities travelling through or docking in Western Australian waters.

Charter boats policy

This policy provides guidance as to the legislative and operational requirements associated with the sale, supply and consumption of liquor on commercial charter boats.

Community poker policy

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance on the manner in which poker may be lawfully played and conducted in Western Australia.

Complaint handling procedures

These procedures detail how the department responds to complaints and complements the department’s Complaint Management Policy.

Complaint Management Policy

This policy enables the department to effectively manage complaints

Complaints Lodged under Section 117 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 policy

This policy provides guidance as to the legislative and operational requirements associated with complaints lodged under section 117 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (“the Act”).

Dress standards for licensed premises policy

Under section 115(4a) of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (‘the Act’) it is the prerogative of all licensees to set dress standards which are suitable for their particular premises.

Electronic gaming machines – return to player (RTP) policy

Adoption of technical standards for electronic gaming machines (EGMs) as set out in the Gaming Machine National Standard.

Electronic gaming machines policy

Guidelines used by the Gaming and Wagering Commission (the Commission) in determining whether a game played byan electronic gaming machine (EGM) that is not a poker machine is authorised for use at the casino.

Entertainment condition policy

A standard entertainment condition is imposed on most licences.

Exemptions to the Liquor Control Act 1988 policy

This document provides guidance on the specific circumstances whereby the sale, supply and consumption of liquor is exempt from the applicationof the Actunder the Liquor Control Regulations 1989(‘the regulations’).

Extended Trading Permits – area (ongoing) policy

Guidance on the legislative requirements relating to extended trading permits (ETP) for extended areas.

Extended Trading Permits – caterers ongoing policy

Guidance on extended trading permits that are sought for providing catering services (with or without food) at venues away from the licensed premises.

Extended Trading Permits – Ongoing and Indefinite policy

This document provides guidance on extended trading permits that are sought for ongoing (i.e. long term) or indefinite circumstancesand the factors that the licensing authority may have regard to when considering applications for these permits.

Extended Trading Permits – Producers – Cellar Door Operations policy

The cellar door ETP provides producers with the opportunity to promote their products to the wider public within their region.

Extended Trading Permits – restaurants holding finger food/cocktail functions policy

Section 50 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (“the Act‟) authorises a restaurant licence to sell and supply liquor for consumption on the licensed premises only ancillary to a meal supplied by the licensee and eaten by the patron on the licensed premises.

Extended Trading Permits – restaurants to sell or supply liquor without a meal policy

Section 50 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (‘the Act’) authorises a restaurant licence to sell and supply liquor for consumption on the licensed premises only ancillary to a meal supplied by the licensee and eaten by the patron on the licensed premises.

Extended Trading Permits – sale and supply of liquor to non-members at club and club restricted licensed premises policy

Section 48(2) of the of the Liquor Control Act 1988 provides that a club licence authorises the sale and supply of liquor to club members and to the guests of members.

Extended Trading Permits – Sunday trading for non-metropolitan liquor stores policy

This policy provides guidance on the Director’s requirements for liquor stores located outside the Perth metropolitan area to trade on Sundays under an ETP.

Extended Trading Permits/Variations – One-off events or functions policy

Under section 60 of the Act the licensing authority may grant an extended trading permit (ETP) authorising the licensee to sell and supply liquor in circumstances to which the licence would not otherwise apply.

Fire safety measures in licensed premises policy

This policy has been developed to provide aset of minimum fire safety measuresfor licensed premises

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Forming links – Junior sport policy

Young people receive their most effective and satisfying sports experiences when they experience goodwill and cooperation between all levels of stakeholders.

Free drinking water policy

Licensees must ensure that water suitable for drinking is provided, free of charge, at all times when liquor is sold and supplied for consumption on the licensed premises.

Governance and State investment in sport

Policy on governance and State investment in sport

Harm minimisation policy

The sale, supply and consumption of liquor needs to be carefully regulated.

Incident register at licensed premises policy

To provide licensees with guidance regarding their obligations in relation to recording incidents that occur on and in the vicinity of their licensed premises.

Inspection of records and access to documents policy

Guidance to the legislative and operational requirements associated with the inspection of and access to documents relating to licensed premises that are held by the licensing authority.

Juveniles present on licensed premises for reasons other than work/training policy

Guidance on the legislative provisions regarding the situations where it is acceptable for a juvenile to be present on licensed premises (for reasons other than approved work experience/training).

Juveniles working/training on licensed premises

Guidance on the legislative provisions regarding juveniles being employed or engaged in the service of alcohol on licensed premises and juveniles being engaged in work experience on licensed premises, other than in the sale and supply of liquor.

KidSport policy

KidSport policy

Licensing of Security Officers at Crown Perth (Casino Operator) policy

Guidance for casino operators and persons wishing to be employed as security officers by the casino operator as to the licensing requirements of the Gaming and Wagering Commission.

Liquor accords policy

Guidance as to the legislative and operational requirements associated with Liquor Accords.

Lodgers policy

Guidance on lodgers on licensed premises.

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Long-term involvement – Junior sport policy

A major objective for junior sport is the development of life-long participation in sport.

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Making sport safe – Junior sport policy

Sport providers have a legal duty of care to protect the welfare of young people and ensure they are not exposed to unnecessary risk in any aspect of sports delivery.

Managers at licensed premises policy

An approved manager must, unless the Director of Liquor Licensing determines otherwise, be present at the licensed premises.

Mandatory training policy

Guidance for mandatory training

Match-fixing in sport policy

Outline of the Gaming and Wagering Commission’s strategy incomplying with the National Policy on Match-Fixing in Sport.

Native Title Access Policy

Access to information that is culturally sensitive to Aboriginal people can only do so with permission.

Objections and submissions policy

Legislative requirements relevant to objections and submissions under the Act.

Occasional liquor licence policy

Guidance for occasional liquor licences.

Off-site storage of liquor policy

Under the Liquor Control Act 1988 (‘the Act’), the sale and supply of liquor must always take place on or from the licensed premises.

Packaged liquor sales policy

Guidance on packaged liquor sales.

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People making it happen – Junior sport policy

The most important resource in junior sport is the people who provide the infrastructure for the delivery of activities and set the social atmosphere around sport.

Photographing and filming children

Sport and recreation organisations are expected to create and maintain safe environments that are fit for purpose, provide positive experiences and ensure the safety of children.

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Physical growth and maturation – Junior sport policy

Young people receive their most effective and satisfying sports experiences when they experience goodwill and cooperation between all levels of stakeholders.

Policy for access to restricted State records

Access to Restricted State Records and other Historical Material Managed by the Aboriginal History Research Unit.

Probity assessments policy

Guidance to casino employees, gaming suppliers, gaming operators, bookmakers, bookmaker managers, bookmaker employees and RWWA key employees in relation to the probity requirements.

Proceedings before the director of liquor licensing policy

Under section 16 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (‘the Act’), the licensing authority is required to act without undue formality and is not bound by the legal rules of evidence.

Producer’s licence policy

Guidance for producers licence.

Profit sharing and management agreements policy

Guidance on the legislative provisions relating to profit sharing and management arrangements, and the circumstances that must be taken into consideration when contemplating such arrangements.

Public Interest Assessment policy

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance on the possible content of Public Interest Assessment (PIA) submissions.

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Quality coaching– Junior sport policy

The overall aim of coaches is to help young people build a love of participating in sport for life-long involvement.

Rating Policy: Differential Rates

Local governments impose rates on the properties within their district to raise revenue to fund the services and facilities provided to residents and visitors.

Rating Policy: Giving Notice

This policy aims to provide guidance to local governments on the legislative requirements governing the giving of notice on rates.

Rating Policy: Minimum Payments

This document describes the legislative and policy basis for the application of minimum payments to land being rated by a local government.

Rating Policy: Valuation of Land

Local governments impose rates on the properties within their district to raise revenue to fund the services and facilities provided to residents and visitors.

Rating Policy: Valuation of Land - Mining

This document describes the legislative and policy basis for the application of minimum payments to land being rated by a local government.

Refusal of service - powers of licensees policy

This guideline explains the provisions of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (‘the Act’) that can be relied upon by licensees and other authorised persons to refuse service to people.

Residential premises - licensing requirement policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements associated with the grant of a licence and it also identifies the matters that the licensing authority may have regard to when considering applications in respect of a residential premises.

Responsible promotion of liquor - consumption of liquor on licensed premises and the sale of packaged liquor policy

A list of practices that are considered inappropriate for promoting alcohol in licensed premises for on site or off site consumption.

Safety and Security at licensed premises policy

Including those licences issued as an Occasional Licence.

Sale of Liquor on the Internet policy

Guidance for licensees regarding selling liquor on the internet.

Section 40 certificate of local planning authority policy

Guidance on submitting an unconditional section 40 certificate (certificate of local planning authority) or development approval lodged in lieu of a section 40 certificate.

Show cause proceedings – Section 64 of the Act policy

Guidance as to the process that will be followed where the licensing authority proposes to impose, vary or cancel conditions on a licence on its own motion.

Small Bar Licences policy

Guidance as to the intent of small bar licences and the legislative requirements associated with them. It also provides guidance as to other matters that the licensing authority may have regard to when considering applications for small bar licences.

Special Facility Licence - foodhall policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility ‘foodhall’ licences.

Special Facility Licence – online wine sales policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility ‘online wine sales’ licences and the matters that may be taken into consideration when determining an application for such a licence.

Special Facility Licences – catering policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility “catering” licences and the matters that may be taken into consideration when determining an application for such a licence.

Special Facility Licences – works canteen policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility ‘works canteen’ licences and the matters that may be taken into consideration when determining an application for such a licence.

Special Facility Licences policy

Guidance as to the legislative and operational requirements associated with the grant, variation, substitution and cancellation of special facility licences.

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Sport pathways – Junior sport policy

During their growth from 5–17 years, young people develop physically, psychologically, emotionally and socially.

Standard Lottery policy

Eligible organisations who wish to raise funds for purposes other than private gain or commercial undertaking may apply for a standard lottery permit. This policy provides guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to these permit types.

Standards of licensed premises policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements and criteria that will be used when considering the suitability of premises to be licensed under the Act.

Tastings – producer’s and other licences policy

Guidance to licensees who wish to conduct tastings on their licensed premises or at another licensed premises.

Temporary bars policy

Guidance on Temporary Bar Licences.

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The law and sport– Junior sport policy

Sport and the law is a complex area for clubs and associations.

Trading name policy

Guidance as to the legislative provisions relevant to trading names.

Two-up policy

The Gaming and Wagering Commission Act 1987 (the Act) provides for the issue of a Two-up permit to country race clubs and other organisations, which are located outside of a 100km radius of Crown Perth.

Video lottery terminals policy

Guidance on the issuing of video lottery terminal (‘VLT’) permits to sporting organisations/clubs, community/charitable organisations and local hotel based sporting/community associations.

WA Race Fields policy

Requirements of betting operators who use or publish WA race fields as part of their wagering operations.

Website information for certain licences policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to websites maintained by, or on behalf of the licensee.

Youth sport policy

Youth sport – Junior sport policy

Regular participation in physical activity and sport is important for young people's health and wellbeing.

Page reviewed 01 August 2019