A juvenile is someone who is under the age of 18 years and is not permitted by law to purchase liquor either on-premises or off premises.

It is also against the law for anyone to buy liquor on behalf of a juvenile, or supply them liquor on a licensed or regulated premises.

Identification and Proof of Age Cards

The following documents are the only forms of identification that can be accepted by a licensee to prove age in circumstances where they suspect a person is a juvenile seeking entry to licensed premises:

  • a current Australian driver's licence with a photograph;
  • A current passport;
  • A current Australian learner’s driver permit with photograph;
  • WA Proof of Age Card (note new cards ceased being issued on 1/1/2015);
  • Proof of Age card or equivalent issued in an Australian state or territory;
  • A current WA Photo Card;
  • A current NSW Photo Card;
  • A Photo Card issued by any Australian state or territory similar to the NSW/WA Photo Card.
  • a hard copy of the Keypass card issued by Australia Post.

For more information on the features of the WA Photo Card, go to http://www.transport.wa.gov.au/licensing/proof-of-identity.asp

Last updated: 22/01/2018 10:08:35 AM

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