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Online Form - Application to Consume Alcohol on a Council Facility or Reserve

Application Details

Please enter the details regarding the application below.

Exemptions to the Liquor Control Act 1988

The Act regulates the sale, supply and consumption of liquor. However, there are a number of situations where the sale, supply and consumption of liquor is specifically exempted from the application of the Act. Such situations involve small amounts of liquor supplied in controlled environments and social situations where relatively few people are in attendance.

The ‘small functions’ exemption:

Less than 100 people - no longer than two hours; or
Less than 75 people - no longer than four hours; and
Event finishes BEFORE 10:00 PM

If your event does not meet the above requirements of "small functions" you will be required to apply for an Occasional Liquor License.

Contact Details

Provide details of event and the proposed supply of liquor at the event, including type of alcohol which will be served:

Will any glass be used at the event?*
Will a charge or fee be imposed upon guests for entry to the event?*
Will alcohol be sold?*

If YES, the ‘Hiring Organisation’ must also obtain a function Permit/Licence from the Clerk of Courts, Hawke Place, South Hedland (Ph: 08 9172 9300) or online at

I, for and on behalf of the Hirer, agree as follows:

  1. I have read, acknowledge and agree the Hirer will be required to comply with the terms and conditions set out in the ToPH’s policy “Occasional Licences and Consumption of Liquor on a recreation reserve or council owned or managed facility” within the Terms and Conditions located on the ToPH Website;
  2. The Hirer will comply strictly with any relevant provisions within the Liquor Control Act 1988 (as amended) – to consult the full Act please visit
  3. The Hirer has developed a risk management policy or plan to ensure that alcohol is served in a responsible manner.
  4. In the event of a cyclone, approval to consume liquor may be revoked for safety reasons.

Site Plan

Please illustrate the oval/reserve you wish to hire including location/s of where alcohol will be purchased and consumed. Please include any major landmarks including goal posts, lights, car park, toilet blocks etc.

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