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Alcohol Free Zones and Alcohol Prohibited Areas are restrictions on the possession and consumption of alcohol in public places. They are established by council and enforced by the police.
Alcohol-free zones are established under Sections 644-644C of the Local Government Act and include all streets, roads and footpaths within defined alcohol free zone areas within the Leeton Shire.
Click here for a map showing current alcohol free zones within the Leeton township.
Alcohol prohibited areas are established under Sections 644-644C of the Local Government Act and include all parks and reserves.
If you are holding an event at an alcohol prohibited area you can request the ban be lifted for the duration of the event. If approved, the applicant must keep the approval with them at the event to provide proof to council enforcement officers if required.
Any person caught consuming alcohol in a designated Alcohol Free Zone or Alcohol Prohibited Area may have their alcohol confiscated and tipped out by the police under the Local Government Amendment (Alcohol-free zones) Act 1995.
Council is currently reviewing the alcohol free zones within the Leeton Township.
Further enquiries can be directed to Council’s Environmental and Planning team on (02) 6953 0911 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Ranger: 0417 259 422
Parks: 0428 970 143
Roads: 0407 468 214
Water/Sewerage: 0428 268 679