The Harbourside Liquor Accord is a dynamic industry partnership which is committed to proactively working in the local community to implement practical solutions to liquor-related problems.

Membership of an Accord is becoming increasingly more important for all licensed premises to ensure they are kept up-to-date with licensing issues within their local area as well as to promote, develop and maintain goodwill and good patronage within their local environment.

Benefits include but are limited to:

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with fellow licensees in your area and relevant government agencies including Liquor and Gaming NSW, your local council, Harbourside Local Area Command (NSW Police) and other stakeholders.
  • Recognition of membership to a Liquor Accord which is endorsed and supported by Liquor and Gaming NSW
  • Representation for your concerns and issues by a single, professional industry voice.
  • The added significance derived from joint submissions, presentations and representations on behalf of HLA members regarding share issues and views.
  • Regular meetings of members as a forum to discuss local ideas and local issues specifically affecting your precinct as well as those affecting the wider industry.
  • Improved compliance with liquor licensing laws.
    Participation in active programs to reduce under age drinking, reduce anti-social behaviour and crime associated with alcohol and reduce alcohol related violence.
  • Networking with industry participants.
  • Enhanced local reputations for concerned and active licensees.
  • Positive recognition and increased perception of your venue by the community resulting from the implementation of community based programs initiated by the HLA and the subsequent improved business environment.
  • Regular updates on vital legislation and regulations directly received from Liquor & Gaming NSW and other stakeholders
  • Regular newsletters from Liquor & Gaming NSW on issues effecting licensed premises and updates from police
  • High quality presentations and discussions at the meetings