As of the 1st of this month, the Palaszczuk Government’s alcohol-fuelled violence legislation came into effect.
Now pubs, clubs and bars in Queensland are required to stop serving alcohol from 2am, unless they are situated in a designated ‘safe night precinct’.
The laws were realised despite much opposition and a number of protests that were held prior to the implementation of the law. Many believe the laws will kill the state’s nightlife.
Lockouts are also planned but these will likely be in place by February, allowing businesses ample time to prepare. Read more at http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/last-drinks-in-queensland-coming-from-july-1-20160625-gprsma.html