The amendments to the Liquor Control Act have now passed through Parliament with their commencement as law imminent. There are a number of key changes which impact on liquor stores, in particular the larger liquor barns. There is now a prohibition on granting, removing, altering or redefining packaged liquor premises in certain circumstances.  The Act prohibits the application for the grant of a new packaged liquor outlet or for the

Data protection is afforded in Australia by the Privacy Act’s in each State and Territory. These laws regulate the collection, use and disclosure of information about individuals and businesses. With the development of technology and the omnipresent threat of cyber-criminals and hackers, the law is constantly needing to evolve to provide sufficient safeguards for the data and personal information of internet users. In 2018, the following legislative developments have reached