Department Roles

Purpose of WA Liquor Laws

Since Western Australia's foundation in 1829, the State's liquor laws have evolved and matured to mirror the growth, development and changing expectations of the population. read more...

The Role of the Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor

The Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor, through the licensing of suppliers and the provision of industry support services, promotes and maintains the integrity of lawful liquor activities for Western Australians to participate in, within community expectations on harm minimisation. read more...

The Role of Local Government

A Local Government Authority's town planning scheme serves as the most important tool in shaping a community's liquor environment outside of the Liquor Control Act. read more...

The Role of WA Police

During the licensing process WA Police have the authority to make comment on whether an application should be granted or refused. read more...

The Role of the Executive Director of Public Health

The Executive Director of Public Health has the authority to comment on any matter before the licensing authority based on the potential, or existence of harm or ill-health caused to people due to the use of liquor. read more...

The Role of the Liquor Commission

The Liquor Commission determines liquor licensing matters referred to it by the Director of Liquor Licensing. read more ...

Last updated: 19/01/2015 13:38:03 PM

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