Sample alcohol policy
Sample of an alcohol policy in your club.
- Alcohol will be served according to the requirements of the club's liquor licence and in accordance with the safety and wellbeing of patrons.
- Only trained servers will be permitted to serve alcohol.
- The club will discourage excessive or rapid consumption of alcohol.
- Alcoholic drinks will be served in standard drink measures.
- The club will display posters on Blood Alcohol Content and the ways alcohol affects the body.
- The liquor licence will be displayed at the bar.
- Alcohol will not be served to any person who is intoxicated.
- Servers will follow procedures, provided in their training by the Liquor Licensing Commission, for dealing with and refusing alcohol to intoxicated patrons.
- Intoxicated patrons will be asked to leave the club.
- The club will encourage safe transport options.
- Alcohol will not be served to minors.
- Staff will request proof of age, where appropriate.
- Only photographic ID will be accepted.
- The club will take every action necessary when the driver is over the 0.05 limit.
- The club will prominently display taxi phone numbers near the public telephone.
- Club members and bar staff will encourage intoxicated patrons to take safe transport home.
- The club will implement a designated driver program.
- Low-alcohol and alcohol-free drinks
- The club will provide a selection of low-cost, low-alcohol and alcohol-free drinks at the bar.
- Free jugs of water will be placed at the bar.
- A range of low-alcohol and non-alcoholic drinks will be actively promoted and sold at prices competitive with those of full-strength alcoholic drinks.
- Tea and coffee will be available at the bar during social functions.
Provision of food
- The club will actively promote and provide a range of snacks and meals when alcohol is served.
- The club will actively promote and sell food whenever alcohol is available.
- The club will provide a range of attractive, nourishing and inexpensive snacks and meals.
- The club will use food or canteen awards rather than alcohol as prizes for player performance.
Promoting the responsible use of alcohol
- The club will actively demonstrate its attitude relating to the responsible use of alcohol.
- The club will not advertise, promote or serve alcohol at junior events or activities.
- The club will educate club members and supporters about the alcohol policy.
- The club will pursue non-alcohol sponsorship and revenue sources.
- The club will provide alcohol-free social events for young people and families.
- Alcohol advertising will only appear at the bar.
- The club will not promote alcohol through 'cheap drink' strategies, such as happy hours.
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