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Alcohol Training

L&GNSW Online Bridging course

23 September 2019 The NSW RSA Bridging course is a quicker, easier and cheaper way for qualified interstate workers to gain their NSW RSA competency and start working in the NSW liquor industry. The Bridging course covers a range of topics including: NSW liquor laws Intoxication, including refusing service and removing customers Minors Harm minimisation strategies Compliance and enforcement The RSA Bridging course is only available for people who have obtained any one of the following RSA competencies: an RSA certificate ...

Making changes to interim NSW RSA certificates is now easier

27 November 2018 Changes to an interim NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate that holders may require are now being processed by Service NSW. For example, if a name or date of birth correction is needed, people can now visit a Service NSW centre to have their interim certificate amended. The amendment and proof of identity check will be completed in one transaction and the interim certificate amendment form (CC0300) will no longer be ...

RSA NSW Competency ID Card fee increase

1 October 2018 As of September 2018, Liquor and Gaming NSW have increased the competency ID card fee, The fee is now $85 and is included in the AAAT course fee: Full RSA NSW  unit - $135 Bridging RSA NSW unit - $125 Includes: interim certificate RSA Statement of Attainment Competency ID Card

RSA Training for Crowd Controllers

30 July 2018 From 1 July 2018 all licensed crowd controllers working on licensed premises will be required to have Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) training. The RSA course can be completed online and a list of registered training organisations is available online. For further information, please view the Director’s Policy on Mandatory Training. The current RSA course code is SITHFAB002, however if you have competed an RSA course previously, page three of the ...

WA to trial bottleshop ban

30 July 2018 Problem drinkers banned from buying alcohol REPEAT drink-drivers and alcohol-fuelled domestic violence thugs will be placed on a list of banned drinkers and stopped from buying takeaway grog, under a proposal by Racing and Gaming Minister Paul Papalia. Mr Papalia believes blanket restrictions on bottle shop sales — suggested for parts of the Pilbara in WA’s far north — unfairly penalise everyone. Instead, he wants to introduce a new Banned Drinkers Register, which ...

Approved Forms of ID Western Australia

28 February 2018 On 20 January 2018 an amendment to the Liquor Control Regulations 1989 will come into effect. The amendment will add a new type of proof of age document to regulation 18A – the hard copy ‘Keypass’ identity card that is issued by Australia Post. Further information on the Keypass card is available at: https://auspost.com.au/id-and-document-services/apply-for-a-keypass-id-card?fm=search-organic

RSA/RCG cardholders can now replace their card online

27 September 2017 Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and/or Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) competency cardholders can now replace their card online. An RSA/RCG card needs to be replaced if the card has been lost or stolen. The new online form makes it easier for you and your staff to replace a card by eliminating the need to submit a paper form. How to replace an RSA/RCG card: complete the online form if your card has been stolen, ...

New Cellar Door poster available - L&GNSW

27 April 2017 A new Cellar Door poster is available to help educate consumers and international visitors to key wine making areas in NSW on NSW liquor laws. The House Rules poster covers the Cellar Door’s obligations when serving alcohol, and the customer’s obligations when consuming alcohol. The poster is a result of feedback Liquor & Gaming NSW received while conducting Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) refresher education sessions in the Hunter Valley. Cellar ...

Annual liquor licence fees due by 29 May 2017 L&GNSW

27 April 2017 Liquor licensees are reminded that their annual liquor licence fees are due by Monday 29 May. Liquor licence payment notices were sent in April via post and email. If you didn’t receive your notice, please contact Service NSW on 13 77 88. Licensees are encouraged to pay their fees on time to avoid late fees and licence suspensions. Every holder of a NSW liquor licence needs to pay an annual liquor licence ...

Crowd Controllers WA - RSA training mandatory by 2018

9 January 2017 1 July 2018, all crowd controllers who are employed on licensed premises will need to have successfully completed the Responsible Service of Alcohol course. The amended Director’s policy, “Mandatory Training” is attached. Get your RSA certificate NOW ! - Special $35 offer to security personnel. Enter Discount code : SECURITY on payment page

NSW digital licence for RSA/RCG - NEW!

22 November 2016 Liquor & Gaming NSW introduces digital licence for RSA/RCG competency cardholders In a first for Australia, Liquor & Gaming NSW in partnership with Service NSW has introduced a digital licence for Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) competency cardholders. Individuals can now download the digital version of their card on any smartphone or tablet. Benefits of the digital competency card It is available for existing and new cardholders, providing ...

Festive season trading hours

22 November 2016 Hotel’s fine a timely reminder for venues to observe festive season trading hours The licensee of The Avondale Hotel in Burwood has been fined $1650 for selling liquor outside of Good Friday trading hours. Liquor & Gaming NSW investigated a complaint that the Avondale Hotel, run by licensee Mr Brian Dunn, had sold liquor outside its permitted trading hours. During an interview with Liquor & Gaming NSW inspectors, Mr Dunn admitted to opening ...

Party Right !

22 November 2016 New campaign encourages patrons to “party right” A new Liquor Accord campaign is encouraging young people to party right and be aware of their surroundings on a night out. The campaign includes a series of posters that encourage young people to look after themselves and their mates when they’re out. The campaign was developed in partnership with NSW Police from the Tweed-Byron Local Area Command Licensing Unit who wanted to raise awareness of ...

QLD - Irresponsible supply of alcohol to minors

3 November 2016 As Schoolies and end of year celebrations approach, parents and guardians are reminded that the irresponsible supply of alcohol to anyone under 18 is illegal and carries a fine of up to $9,752. Licensees can keep their patrons informed by displaying the campaign poster and LCD signage at their venues. Copies of the materials are available for download at https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industry/liquor-gaming/liquor/awareness-campaigns. For more information about the irresponsible supply of alcohol to anyone under ...

WA Alcohol Interlock Scheme

26 October 2016 Western Australia will introduce an Alcohol Interlock Scheme starting 24 October 2016. With the aim of reducing the road safety risk posed by drink drivers on WA roads, this scheme will be user-pays and apply to high-end and repeat drink drivers. What is an Alcohol Interlock? An alcohol interlock stops a vehicle starting if the driver (or rider) has been drinking. This technology helps people to separate drinking from driving. An alcohol interlock is ...

NSW Eastern Beaches Accord shares creative new campaign

23 August 2016 Eastern Beaches Accord shares creative new campaign Following the successful roll out through the local area of their campaign addressing Fail to Quit laws, the Eastern Beaches Liquor Accord has offered to share resources with other Accords. The Accord received widespread approval from both stakeholders and patrons for the highly creative approach of the education and awareness campaign, which focuses on the $550 fine for failing to leave premises when directed under ...

NSW Annual liquor licence fees

23 August 2016 Liquor & Gaming NSW has cancelled the liquor licences of those licensees who failed to pay by the due date of Monday, 25 July 2016. Licensees can apply to the Secretary of the NSW Department of Justice for a reinstatement of their licence. The outstanding fee plus an application fee of $250 are payable to reinstate cancelled licenses. The Secretary may waive or refund all or part of the fee for a ...

Online refresher training - RSA NSW

23 May 2016 Liquor & Gaming NSW will soon introduce compulsory online refresher training for holders of expiring responsible service of alcohol (RSA) and responsible conduct of gambling (RCG) photo competency cards. RSA training is mandatory for everyone in NSW who sells, serves and supplies alcohol and RCG training is mandatory for people who work in hotels or registered clubs and have gaming machine duties. Five year photo competency cards have been issued since August ...

Anzac Day trading hours and promotions - QLD

5 April 2016 Anzac Day is one of the busiest days of the year for RSL and services clubs. On 25 April the sale and supply of liquor in licensed premises is not permitted until 1pm. There are exceptions to this rule, as follows: RSL and services clubs RSL and services clubs can sell and supply liquor from 5am without the need to apply for a permit if they are specifically catering for Anzac Day ...

NEW "PROOF OF AGE" CARD - NSW only

23 February 2016 Australia Post Keypass identity card recognised from 1 March 2016 From 1 March 2016, licensed venues in NSW can accept the Australia Post Keypass identity card as valid evidence of age for patrons. This change will provide young adults with an additional option to prove they are 18 years of age or over. The card is also used for this purpose in most other Australian states and territories. Further information on the ...

Beer can't be used as money: Minister

1 February 2016 PERTH’S online “beer economy” is illegal, the State Government has warned. The Perth Beer Economy page on Facebook, which has more than 56,000 members, encourages people to swap goods and services for beer. Popular items being swapped for slabs include cars, boats, white goods, furniture, smartphones and other electronic gadgets. This week a member in Rockingham wanted to swap the bonnet of his Ford Falcon for four cartons of Corona beer. But Racing and ...

SPECIAL EVENT TRADING HOURS - NSW

22 January 2016 Extended hotel and club trading hours for 2016 - NSW The NSW Government has approved a two-hour extension of Sunday trading for hotels and eligible registered clubs, from 10pm to midnight, for a series of special events in 2016.  These include: Tamworth Country Music Festival 17 and 24 January 2016 (extended trading on 17 January applies to Tamworth Regional local government area only) Big Bash League Grand Final 24 January 2016 Australian Open Men's Tennis Final 31 January ...

FESTIVE SEASON BLITZ OF LICENSED VENUES

14 December 2015 The Office of Liquor, Gaming & Racing (OLGR) will be conducting compliance checks of licensed venues throughout the State to ensure they are complying with licence conditions and the State’s liquor laws leading up to the busy Christmas and New Year period. OLGR inspectors will be deployed across Sydney and regional locations as part of a festive season surge. Sydney / Regional NSW • Sydney CBD • Kings Cross • Darling Harbour • Pyrmont • Balmain • ...

CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR TRADING TIMES - OLGR NSW

14 December 2015 Telephone, email and counter services from the OLGR Customer Service Unit will be available during regular hours on all NSW business days over the Christmas and New Year period. OLGR offices will be closed on the NSW public holidays of: Friday 25 December Monday 28 December Friday 1 January 2016 Service NSW centres that handle proof of identity checks and photos for Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) cards will ...

RESTAURANT LIQUOR LICENCE SUSPENDED FOR SERVING ALCOHOL TO UNDER 18S - NSW

14 December 2015 A Lidcombe restaurant has become the fourth NSW venue to have its liquor licence suspended for serving alcohol to under 18s. The liquor licence of Palbok BBQ Pty Ltd, trading as Palbok House, was suspended for 21 days until 16 December after serving spirits to a group of teenagers. Under new laws introduced by the NSW Government last December, licensees can have their liquor licences suspended for up to 28 days for ...

Liquor Accords - Local ideas. Real Solutions

16 November 2015 The Office of Liquor Gaming & Racing (OLGR) recently launched the first of our liquor accord education videos – Local Ideas, Real Solutions. Local Ideas, Real Solutions showcases how the Northern Beaches Liquor Accord is supporting a campaign Hungover? You’re Over to address the issue of drink driving to reduce the number of occurrences in the local area. The video highlights how liquor accord groups can work with their local Health ...

Training Ombudsman Queensland Government

9 November 2015 The Queensland Government has established an independent Training Ombudsman as part of its plan for reinvigorating the VET sector in Queensland. The Training Ombudsman provides a free, confidential, and independent service to review and resolve enquiries and complaints from apprentices, trainees, students, employers and other parties about the vocational education and training (VET) system. The Ombudsman can help you navigate the VET sector and find the best way to address your concerns.  ...

AAAT ISSUES RSA NSW CERTIFICATES 7 DAYS A WEEK!

7 November 2015 That's right, any person who undertakes the RSA NSW Online course with AAAT and who successfully completes their training prior to 6pm will receive their OLGR approved Interim certificate on the same day! This service is provided 7 days a week - 365 days a year. 

Preventing intoxication on licensed premises

26 October 2015 New guidelines detailing steps for licensees and staff to help prevent intoxication on licensed premises have been issued by the Secretary, NSW Trade & Investment. These guidelines provide advice on the minimum steps that a licensee may need to demonstrate when defending a prosecution for permitting intoxication on licensed premises (under section 73(1)(a) of the Liquor Act 2007). A copy of the guidelines is available here. The development of the guidelines was informed ...

NSW RSA MARSHALLS INFO

25 September 2015 RSA marshals now required to produce evidence of RSA certification Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) marshals are now required to produce their RSA competency card or interim certificate if requested to do so by a police officer or Office of Liquor, Gaming & Racing inspector. This has been clarified as part of the Liquor Amendment (Special Events Extended Trading) Regulation 2015, ensuring RSA marshals are held to the same requirement as other ...

RSA NSW ONLINE - BE THE FIRST!

29 August 2015 AAAT IS THE FIRST AND CURRENTLY ONLY TRAINING PROVIDER APPROVED BY OLGR TO OFFER THE RSA NSW ONLINE COURSE - ONLY $120 Includes Competency ID card - start now ! www.aaatraining.com.au

RSA NSW ONLINE! AVAILABLE NOW

19 August 2015 Access All Areas Training is the FIRST to be approved by OLGR NSW to conduct the newly revamped RSA NSW ONLINE! - For only $120 you can study in your own home at your own pace. The fee also includes the Competency ID card . Start working straight away once you have successfully completed your training.

Important changes for RSA NSW Comp Card

31 July 2015 From 1 August 2015, Service NSW will manage the Proof of Identity check service for RSA and RCG competency card applications. This new arrangement will simplify the way customers do business with the NSW Government. Service NSW is the government’s one-stop shop for transactions and has many locations around NSW. Search for locations on its website at www.service.nsw.gov.au/service-centre

Calling all Cabin Crew - Get your RSA TODAY!

16 May 2015 What do I need to become a Qantas Flight Attendant with Qantas Domestic Pty Ltd? Qantas Flight Attendants must be genuinely committed to customer service excellence and so is AAAT  To assist you in becoming Qantas Cabin Crew you need to meet the following minimum criteria to operate within the unique aircraft environment: Responsible Service of Alcohol 'Statement of Attainment', which you would need to have by the end of the recruitment process ...

Jetstar Cabin Crew - RSA requirements

16 May 2015 Jetstar are looking for Cabin Crew who are in possession of: Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate - THIS IS WHERE COME IN! GET YOUR RSA TODAY WITH AAAT Access All areas Training (AAAT) helps thousands of people who wish to become cabin crew with leading airlines across Australia! why not kick start your new career today! You will also need: Current Senior First Aid Certificate with 12 months validity Valid passport, with a minimum of ...

RSA Required for Virgin Cabin Crew - get yours today!

16 May 2015 To be successful in your application, you must be able to demonstrate a genuine passion and enthusiasm for creating a memorable and quality experience for Virgin's guests and meet the minimum requirements, which include: Australian Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate. If successful, this must have a minimum of 6 months validity before commencing on a Training School (this qualification is not required for New Zealand based applicants) Get yours today with Access ...

RSA NSW - Competency Card renewal reminder

15 May 2015 Competency Card renewal reminder – old style paper Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) / Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) certificates expire 30 June 2015 Holders of the old style paper RSA and RCG certificates issued between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2009 are reminded that they expire on 30 June 2015. Staff cannot work in a licensed venue on an expired certificate. If you work in a job that requires an ...

Disturbance complaint leads to outdoor alcohol ban on Paddington Bowling Club

15 May 2015 Alcohol was banned from Paddington Bowling Club's greens and other outdoor areas from 14 April 2015 after the club's corporate and social bowls activities were found to be unduly disturbing the neighbourhood. NSW Police lodged a disturbance complaint under the Liquor Act that bowls functions and associated anti-social behaviour by patrons was affecting local residents including those residing at nearby Goodwin retirement village. After considering the disturbance complaint, reports from OLGR inspectors ...

Kings Cross licensed venue incurs second strike for supplying alcohol to a minor

15 May 2015 Kings Cross licensed venue incurs second strike for supplying alcohol to a minor Kings Cross licensed venue Dreamgirls has incurred a second strike under the Three Strikes disciplinary scheme for supplying alcohol to a minor. At 1am on 27 July 2014, a 16-year-old youth was allowed into the venue without being asked for ID and was allowed to consume alcohol, resulting in an offence of supplying alcohol to a minor on a ...

RSA NSW CORRESPONDENCE - IS READY TO GO!

25 March 2015 That's right - as of the 23rd February AAAT is an approved provider of the RSA NSW Correspondence course, study in your own time, at your own pace, in your own home. Course material is emailed to you to access whenever you want, course fee $110 no more to pay includes the NSW RSA Competency ID Card ! Its' simple  1. Register and pay 2. Receive course material via email 3. Complete assessment and ...

RSA NSW BY EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE

25 February 2015 As of 23rd February 2015 - AAAT is approved to deliver the RSA NSW unit via correspondence. This is the most convenient and economical way to obtain your RSA at home on the same day*. Full course with no hidden fees or charges only $140 includes Competency Card fee. You simply complete your registration and payment online. We will email you workbook and assessment material. Once you have completed the assessment ...

AlcoCups and AAAT join forces

23 December 2014 AlcoCups specialise in providing the community with interactive education and awareness group programs for people of all ages.  Using the most recent tools, strategies and research from the Australian Drug Foundation (ADF), Australian Government Department of Health & Aging Safe Drive Training and Beyond Blue Australia, AlcoCups programs aim at increasing participants knowledge to reduce the harms and risks associated with alcohol and other drugs. AlcoCups offer flexibilty in the delivery ...

WARNING on supply of alcohol to minors

19 December 2014 The NSW Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing warn that new requirements in relation to underage drinking came into effect on 15th December 2014 under the Liquor Legislation Amendment (Satutory Review) Act 2014. From 15 December, a new escalating sanctions regime applies significant penalties where alcohol is sold to minors on licensed premises, including licence suspension and cancellation. From 15 December, additional responsible supervision controls also apply where alcohol is supplied to ...

New Liquor Laws for WA

18 November 2014 LIQUOR stores will open between 10am and 10pm on Sundays, under new laws set to be introduced in WA. Nightclub trading hours will also be extended to 2am on Sundays and restaurants catering to up to 120 people will be able to serve alcohol without a meal, as part of changes to the state’s liquor laws announced today. It follows a plan by the Barnett Government to introduce “secondary supply” legislation banning ...

A Safe Night Out Strategy - QLD Alcohol intiative

15 September 2014 If you can’t play nice, you’re out of the game. We're red carding anti-social behaviour New initiatives are being rolled out to restore responsible behaviour and respect, stamp out alcohol and drug-related violence and ensure Queensland’s nightlife is safe for all. Read more click on image New laws and penalties will ensure police have the powers and resources to respond quickly and effectively to alcohol and drug-related violence and antisocial behaviour where needed. ...

Mystery Shopper trial - QLD

15 September 2014 It is important for you to take the time to familiarise yourself with the recent gaming changes outlined in the Liquor (Red Tape Reduction) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013. These amendments were passed by the Queensland Parliament on 20 May 2014. Included in the Government's Safe Night Out Strategy is a trial to assess alcohol service practices through 'mystery shopper' style tests in licensed venues. The trial will be conducted within ...

Safe Night Precinct - QLD

15 September 2014 One key component of the Safe Night Out Strategy is the establishment of 15 Safe Night Precincts (SNPs) across the state where there is a concentration of licensed venues. A SNP board may be established within each precinct, which will be an incorporated association. The Liquor Act specifies membership eligibility requirements for SNP associations. This includes licensees of licensed premises located in the precinct, owners or operators of other businesses located ...

NEW Effective Conflict Resolution unit released!

23 May 2014 Using conflict resolution skills especially towards persons affected by alcohol, is a necessary tool in combating alcohol fuelled violence. For just $30 why not complete this online unit to learn effective ways to manage conflict in the hospitality industry.

NEW LICENSE FEES - DRGL WA

28 March 2014 The Liquor Control Amendment Regulations 2014 were published in the Government Gazette today and come into effect tomorrow.                                Regulation 27A outlines that newly granted licences will be charged their first annual licence fee on a quarterly pro-rata basis. Where a new licence is to take effect between 1 January – 31 March the licensee is required to ...

Update - NSW RSA ONLINE

2 February 2014 On the 30th January 2014, the NSW Parliament will consider legislation to give effect to new measures to tackle alcohol-related violence.  As part of those measures the government is considering the temporary suspension of online Responsible Service of Alcohol until changes have been made to improve the integrity of online certification. As a prudent measure AAAT will NOT accept new enrolments into the RSA NSW unit until improvements have been made. IF ...