Buying takeaway alcohol


Changes to the NT Liquor Act

On 1 October 2019, liquor laws changed in the Northern Territory (NT).

The information below is currently under review.

For more up to date information, contact Licensing NT.

You must show photo ID when you buy takeaway alcohol anywhere in the Northern Territory (NT).

There are more strict rules in certain places about buying takeaway alcohol.

These include:

  • times and days you can buy takeaway alcohol
  • how much you can buy of certain types of alcohol each day
  • temporary restrictions when there are concerns for community safety.

This section has information about the restrictions in place throughout these regions:

For all other remote and regional takeaway alcohol outlets, go to the Department of Health website.

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Last updated: 06 February 2019

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