Interim report: sale and service of alcohol (term of reference b)

Interim report: sale and service of alcohol (term of reference b)

6 May 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-426-9

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Senate Economics References Committee (PDF 20KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 153KB)

Referral and conduct of the inquiry
Purpose and scope of this interim report
Sydney lockout laws

Chapter 2 - Sydney lockout laws (PDF 145KB)

Approaches to regulating alcohol products
Sydney lockout laws
Impact on violence in Kings Cross and other areas of central Sydney
Possible 'displacement' of antisocial behaviour into other areas of Sydney
Social isolation of marginalised groups
End of a night-time entertainment precinct?
Impact on local residents
Effect of lockout provisions versus other licensing conditions
Committee view

Additional comments - Senator Sean Edwards – Liberal Party of Australia (PDF 9KB)
Additional comments - Senator David Leyonhjelm – Liberal Democratic Party (PDF 25KB)
Appendix 1 - Tabled documents (PDF 9KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 7KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

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