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. The values change each year on this date.

Penalties for licensed venue staff and employers

OffencePenalty

Supplying or allowing the supply of alcohol to a disorderly patron

$71,875 for the licensee, permit holder or approved manager

$11,500 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!

OffencePenalty

Disorderly person attempting to enter a licensed premises after being refused

$7,187

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

Disorderly person on licensed premises

$3,593

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Contact

General enquiries 13 QGOV (13 74 68)

  • Licence and permit enquiries

1300 072 322
OLGRlicensing@justice.qld.gov.au

  • Gaming compliance enquiries

gamingcompliance@justice.qld.gov.au

  • Liquor compliance enquiries

liquorcompliance@justice.qld.gov.au

  • Media enquiries (07) 3738 8622

LGFTmedia@justice.qld.gov.au