Western Australia

  Under Section 122A of the Liquor Legislation Amendment Act 2015 (WA), it is illegal to supply alcohol to people aged under 18 years in a private home without the consent of the parent or guardian. It is an offense to supply alcohol to people under aged 18 if the parent or guardian giving consent […]

Australian Capital Territory

  Under Section 204A of the Liquor Act 2010 (ACT) it is illegal to supply alcohol to people aged under 18 years in a private home unless it is supplied by: The child’s parent or guardian, or An adult who had the approval of the child’s parent or guardian The penalty for an offence is 20 […]

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The Other Talk Booklet and discussion guide

Discussion guide This handy guide for parent groups lists questions that can be used to promote discussion. Download the discussion guide [PDF:174KB] Booklet This colourful booklet for parents provides tips on starting a discussion about alcohol and other drugs with children. Perfect handout for parent group discussions addressing this topic. Download the booklet [PDF:2.4MB] Contact […]

Safe partying tips for ‘Schoolies’

In the lead up to ‘schoolies’ or ‘leavers’ events it’s a good idea to have The Other Talk with your child and discuss some of the tips below for staying safe and having a good time during the celebrations.   Have a plan for the week Keep busy – find out about activities so alcohol […]

Plan a safe teen party

  Safe party planner Using our safe party planner can help when having the conversation with your child about how their party will be organised and run on the night. Having a clear understanding about all the things listed on the planner can help make sure everyone has the same expectations about the party and […]

Victoria

  Under Victoria’s Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 it is illegal to supply alcohol to people aged under 18 years in a private home unless parental consent has been given. Offenders are liable for a fine of over $7,000. Find out more: Teen Drinking Law Please note: This information does not constitute legal advice and […]

Northern Territory

  Under Section 106C of the Northern Territory’s Liquor Act it is illegal to supply alcohol to people aged under 18 years in a private home unless it is supplied by: A parent, step-parent or guardian An adult who has the parental rights and responsibilities for the child However, if the supply of this alcohol […]