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Liquor licensing

Public Health South's role is to promote and monitor host responsibility practice in the sale and supply of alcohol and provide an opportunity to improve sub-standard management of the sale and supply of alcohol and encourage alcohol harm reduction..

Host responsibility for the sale and supply of alcohol

The Medical Officer of Health works with Police and District Licensing Agency under a statutory framework to address any concerns. Public health and licensing partners conduct monitoring and Control Purchase Operations to ensure compliance from Licensees, Management and staff.

If you have any questions about host responsibility for the sale and supply of alcohol, please contact your nearest health promotion advisor. If you would like to report a case of poor host responsibility, there is a complaint form on the contact page.