A licensed premises authorised to sell or supply liquor between the hours of 12 midnight and 5am may apply for an exemption from the restriction on the sale or supply of rapid intoxication drinks.
An application for an exemption can be for the whole of, or a part of, a licensed premises that is used primarily for the sale or supply of premium spirits. The size of the area in which exempted drinks are to be sold/supplied must not seat more than 60 patrons at any one time and must be able to be defined by permanent or semi-permanent walls/structures.
An exemption may only be granted where the licensee has demonstrated that there will be no adverse impacts on the health and safety of members of the public and local community. Further, details will need to be provided on the types and quality of alcoholic drinks to be sold, how the alcohol will be served under the exemption and how this is different to other types of alcohol.