Qld Lockout Laws Officially Pass Through Parliament

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The Queensland government's controversial lockout laws have officially passed through parliament in the early hours of Thursday morning. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk was able to secure the

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1. The new legislation will mean that, from July, licensed venues such as pubs and clubs will be required to call last drinks by 2:00am. For areas or establishments designated ‘party’ or ‘Safe Night precincts’, the cut-off is 3:00am. High alcohol content and ‘rapid consumption’ drinks such as shots will be prohibited from sale after midnight. Thanks t

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LOCKOUT laws will be implemented in Queensland from July after Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk reached a deal to pass the legislation. Ms Palaszczuk reached an 11th-hour agreement with Katter’s Australian Party MPs Rob Katter and Shane Knuth this morning after agreeing to a list of demands and changes to the proposed legislation.

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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says it's not too late for the LNP to support her proposed lockout laws set to be debated next week.

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Queensland's tough changes come at a time when the concept of alcohol-related curfews continues to be in the spotlight around the country. Sydneysiders keep coming out in force to show their opposition, with another Keep Sydney Open Rally planned for Sunday, February 21. In Melbourne, a trial of 2am lockouts proved unsuccessful back in 2008

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Controversial lockout laws planned for Queensland are set to dominate state parliament this week. Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath on Sunday announced the government had abandoned its planned 1am lockouts and 3am last drinks policy in favour of a new 2am last drinks policy.

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Queensland pubs and clubs will have to call last drinks at 2:00am, or 3:00am in party precincts, from July after the State Government's controversial new liquor laws passed through Parliament in

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Posted 14 February, 2017 1am Lockout Law Abandoned by Queensland, Other Measures to Be Taken Queensland’s 1am lockout law, which was meant to come into effect on 1 February 2017, has been abandoned. The news comes after a report conducted six months after the Tackling Alcohol-Fuelled Violence Legislation Amendment Act 2016 came into effect.

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Queensland has only one parliamentary chamber, which means that there is no house of review (or senate) as in other Australian states and in Federal Parliament. This means that a Bill can become law without having to pass through the second chamber. Parliament can make and change laws and the government can make ‘rules’ to regulate those laws.

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ALERT: COVID-19 modifications of laws The COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 and extraordinary regulations and statutory instruments made under that Act modify a significant number of Queensland laws. Affected legislation operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, affected in force legislation does not show the text …

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CONTROVERSIAL lockout laws planned for Queensland are set to dominate state parliament this week. ATTORNEY-GENERAL Yvette D'Ath on Sunday announced the government had abandoned its planned 1am lockouts and 3am last drinks

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CONTROVERSIAL lockout legislation is a step closer in Queensland after being introduced into parliament. THE changes, introduced on Thursday, have seen the government abandon its election promise of 1am lockouts and a 3am last drink policy in favour of a new 2am last drinks policy.

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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says it's not too late for the LNP to support her proposed lockout laws set to be debated next week.

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CONTENTIOUS lockout laws aimed at tackling alcohol-fuelled violence will dominate Queensland Parliament's first sitting week of the year.

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A DEBATE on the Queensland government's contentious lockout laws has begun in state parliament. THE laws, which reduce trading hours in the state's pubs and clubs, will be passed either on Wednesday or Thursday after the minority government secured the support of Katter's Australian Party by offering a raft of concessions and amendments.

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The proposed 1am lock out in safe night precincts has been cancelled. However, if your liquor licence has a condition imposing a lock out, you must comply with the conditions of your liquor licence. Networked ID scanning requirements apply to non-exempt licensees located within safe night precincts who are permanently approved to sell alcohol past 12 midnight.

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The 1am lockouts won’t start until February. For venues that don’t operate on a club license but stay open until 3am, they’ll have a choice to make: keep their hours and introduce a 1am lockout in February. Or just wind back their closing time to 2am. “It’s not really going to affect us too much,” says Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall owner, Jamie Webb.

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