Penalties for selling or supplying alcohol to a disorderly person

It is an offence to sell or supply liquor to a disorderly person on licensed premises. It is also an offence to allow a disorderly person to consume liquor on licensed premises.

The penalties listed below are current as at 1 July 2021. This value changes each year.

Penalties for licensed venue staff and employers


Supplying or allowing the supply of alcohol to a disorderly patron

$68,925 for the licensee, permit holder or approved manager

$11,028 for any other person

Allowing alcohol to be consumed by a disorderly person

Read more about penalties for irresponsible service of alcohol .

Penalties for disorderly patrons

Penalties apply to the patron too, so by removing them from the premises you are doing them a favour!


Disorderly person attempting to enter a licensed premises after being refused


Disorderly person or a person causing a disturbance when refusing to leave a licensed premises

Disorderly person on licensed premises


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