Signage requirements for liquor licences

Licensees are required to display certain signage around their licensed premises.

Consumption of liquor on premises

Sign reads "It's against the law to sell or supply alcohol to people under 18."

A licence that allows the consumption of liquor on the licensed premises must display sign LGC2019-1 (PDF).

Sign reads "Between midnight-2am people under 18 must be with a responsible adult. Between 2am-5am people under 18 are not permitted.

A licence that allows the consumption of liquor on the licensed premises after midnight must also display sign LGC2019-2 (PDF).

Packaged liquor sales

Sign reads 'People under 18 must be with a responsible adult at all times."

A packaged liquor sales licence (other than if the licence is subject to a condition authorising the licensee to only sell liquor through direct sales transactions) must display sign LGC2019-3 (PDF).

Minors not permitted to enter

Sign reads "People under 18 are not permitted in this area."

A licence that does not permit people under 18 in a particular area of the licensed premises must display sign LGC2019-4 (PDF).

Sign reads "People under 18 are not permitted on the premises."

A licence that does not permit people under 18 from entering the licensed premises must display sign LGC2019-5 (PDF).

Sign LGC2019-6 reads 'A minor may not enter or remain on the premises between 9pm and 5am.

A licence that does not permit people under 18 to enter or remain in the licensed premises between 9.00 pm and 5.00 am must display sign LGC2019-6 (PDF).

Display requirements

Failure to comply with these requirements may result in an expiation or penalty:

  • Signs must be printed in the original form as downloaded from the Consumer and Business Services website. No modifications or additions to the form or content of the posters is permitted.
  • Signs must be printed in colour on A4 (210 x 297mm) paper.
  • Signs must be printed at a sufficient quality to ensure that they are clearly legible.
  • Signs must be displayed so that the information contained in them is clearly visible to the public.
  • At licensed premises where minors are not permitted to enter, signs must be displayed at or near each entrance.

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Page last updated 18 November 2019

Provided by:
Attorney-General's Department
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https://www.sa.gov.au/topics/business-and-trade/liquor/running-a-licensed-venue/signage
Last Updated:
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