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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 penalty units, currently $3,000.

Please note: This information does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon in this way. The information is correct at the time of publication. For information specific to your situation contact a legal aid service in your state or territory.


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