Date PostedJune 28, 2015

Tough Lockout Laws to Curb Alcohol Fueled Violence


The Labor government in Queensland are planning to introduce 1:00 am lockouts. The lockouts have been brought forward from 3:00am for nightclubs and pubs. This was part of the government’s election policy to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence.

The Attorney General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath said in an official statement that clubs and pubs will be banned from serving alcohol after 3:00am. They will introduce a 1:00 am lock out and the banning of the service of high alcohol drinks after midnight.

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