Licensed premises and children

If you are a liquor licensee, certain conditions may apply to children being allowed on your licensed premises.

All or part of a licensed premises prohibited to children

The Director of Liquor Licensing may declare all or part of a licensed premises to be an area or areas:

  • prohibited to children or
  • prohibited to any child not accompanied by an adult who is the child’s:
    • parent
    • step-parent
    • spouse or
    • guardian.

A child is a person who is under the age of 18.

What you must do

If all or part of your licensed premises is subject to the above prohibitions, you must post and maintain a warning at:

  • each entrance of the licensed premises, or area to which the notice relates and
  • other places on or in the licensed premises required by the Director.

Choose the right poster for your premises

Download, print and display the right poster for your premises.



Children working in licensed premises

If you want to allow children in your licensed premises for work purposes, there are rules that apply.

Find out about children working or employed in licensed premises.

Last updated: 18 February 2020

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