Sunday, 21 October 2018


Free Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 training for clubs and licensed premises

 Free Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 training for clubs and licensed premises

Owners and operators of licensed premises can find out more about their responsibilities and obligations under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 at one of the free workshops TCDCs Alcohol Licensing Team is holding.

"This workshop will be of interest to licensed premises operators, club secretaries, holders of manager’s certificates, and club committee members," says Brian Taylor our Compliance and Licensing Manager.

Workshops will cover:

·         Host responsibility - Ross Henderson, Alcohol and Host Responsibility Consultant.

·         The Act - Andrew Galloway - Northern Region Manager, Health Promotion Agency.

·         Crime prevention through environmental design - Andrew Galloway.

·         Alcohol management plans – Andrew Galloway.

·         Special licence applications and pre-Christmas updates – Nicole Petersen, Health Protection Advisor, Alcohol; Population Health, Waikato DHB.

·         Local updates – Sarah Els, Chief Licensing Inspector, Thames-Coromandel District Council.


Whitianga - Tuesday 5 December 2017, 2pm - 4pm, at the Mercury Bay Service Centre, 10 Monk Street.

Coromandel Town - Wednesday 6 December 2017, 9.30am - 11.30am, at the Coromandel Service Centre, 355 Kapanga Road.

Thames - Wednesday 6 December 2017, 3.30pm - 5.30pm, at the Thames Service Centre, 515 Mackay Street.

For more information or to register your interest please contact Sarah Els. Registrations close 30 November 2017. 

Light refreshments will be provided.




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