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Alcohol Free Zones

Under the provisions of Section 644 (B) of the Local Government Act 1993, Council has the authority to create Alcohol Free Zones along public roads and in public car parks. Alcohol Free Zones prohibit the consumption of alcohol at any time within these nominated zones. Failure to comply with this prohibition could result in the confiscation and disposal of the alcohol by NSW Police.

There are currently ten (12) Alcohol Free Zones inclusive of forty-three (43) signs endorsed and allocated within the Gunnedah CBD. The Alcohol Free Zones are effective for a four (4) year period by a Council Resolution and are currently effective for the period 01 July 2016 to 30 June 2020.

  • Alcohol Free Zones are declared in the following areas within the Gunnedah CBD:
  • Conadilly Street between Tempest Street and a point of 40 metres east of Henry Street
  • Tempest Street between Little Conadilly Street and Little Barber Street
  • Chandos Street between Bloomfield Street and Little Barber Street
  • Marquis Street between Little Conadilly Street and Little Barber Street
  • Elgin Street between Little Conadilly Street and Little Barber Street
  • Abbott Street between Little Conadilly Street and Little Barber Street
  • Henry Street between Little Conadilly Street and Little Barber Street
  • Little Barber Street between Chandos Street and Elgin Street
  • Little Conadilly Street between Chandos Street and Elgin Street
  • Souris Car Park between Marquis Street and Chandos Street
  • Melitis Car Park between Marquis Street and Chandos Street
  • Public Walkway between Conadilly Street and Little Conadilly Street

Council may suspend an Alcohol Free Zone for a specific event. An application for Suspension of an Alcohol Free Zone must be lodged with Council at least six weeks prior to the proposed event. Forms are available from Council's Customer Service Centre.

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Community Health and Safety

Alcohol Free Zones

Under the provisions of Section 644 (B) of the Local Government Act 1993, Council has the authority to create Alcohol Free Zones along public roads and in public car parks. Alcohol Free Zones prohibit the consumption of alcohol at any time within these nominated zones. Failure to comply with this prohibition could result in the confiscation and disposal of the alcohol by NSW Police.

There are currently ten (12) Alcohol Free Zones inclusive of forty-three (43) signs endorsed and allocated within the Gunnedah CBD. The Alcohol Free Zones are effective for a four (4) year period by a Council Resolution and are currently effective for the period 01 July 2016 to 30 June 2020.

  • Alcohol Free Zones are declared in the following areas within the Gunnedah CBD:
  • Conadilly Street between Tempest Street and a point of 40 metres east of Henry Street
  • Tempest Street between Little Conadilly Street and Little Barber Street
  • Chandos Street between Bloomfield Street and Little Barber Street
  • Marquis Street between Little Conadilly Street and Little Barber Street
  • Elgin Street between Little Conadilly Street and Little Barber Street
  • Abbott Street between Little Conadilly Street and Little Barber Street
  • Henry Street between Little Conadilly Street and Little Barber Street
  • Little Barber Street between Chandos Street and Elgin Street
  • Little Conadilly Street between Chandos Street and Elgin Street
  • Souris Car Park between Marquis Street and Chandos Street
  • Melitis Car Park between Marquis Street and Chandos Street
  • Public Walkway between Conadilly Street and Little Conadilly Street

Council may suspend an Alcohol Free Zone for a specific event. An application for Suspension of an Alcohol Free Zone must be lodged with Council at least six weeks prior to the proposed event. Forms are available from Council's Customer Service Centre.

Alcohol Free Zones

Under the provisions of Section 644 (B) of the Local Government Act 1993, Council has the authority to create Alcohol Free Zones along public roads and in public car parks. Al...

Alcohol Prohibited Areas

Under the provisions of Section 632A of the Local Government Act 1993, Council has the authority to prohibit the possession and consumption of alcohol in parks and reserves by...