Broome Liquor Restrictions

Purchasing Alcohol in Broome

The way you can buy alcohol in the Shire of Broome is changing. As of 25th March 2020, the Takeaway Alcohol Management System (TAMS) will be in place. 

TAMS is a scanning technology system that implements a daily alcohol purchase limit. 

The scanners use legal personal identification to allow licensees to register how much an individual has purchased on any one day, across all takeaway liquor outlets within the Shire of Broome. 

Your daily allowance

Packaged liquor may only be sold or supplied in the following quantities per day:

BEER

Light (2.7% or less) = any quantity

Mid-Strength (2.8-3.5%) = maximum 2 cartons of 30 cans/bottles

Full-strength (3.5-7%) = maximum 1 carton of 30 cans/bottles

Extra-Strength (7% or above) = maximum 12 cans/bottles

CIDER & READY TO DRINK (RTD) BEVERAGES

Mid-Strength (2.8-3.5%) = maximum 2 cartons of 30 cans/bottles

Full-strength (3.5-7%) = maximum 1 carton of 30 cans/bottles

Extra-Strength (7% or above) = maximum 12 cans/bottles

WINE

Standard = maximum 6 x 750mL bottles 

Fortified = maximum 1 x 750mL bottle 

SPIRITS

Maximum 1 x 750mL bottle

Purchase options

Packaged liquor may only be sold or supplied in the following combinations:

2 mid-strength beer cartons 

OR 

1 full-strength beer carton + 3 bottles of wine

 

1 full-strength + 1 mid-strength beer carton 

OR 

1 bottle of spirits + 3 bottles of wine 

 

1 mid-strength beer carton + 6 bottles of wine

OR 

1 bottle of spirits + 1 full or mid-strength carton

Your liquor purchases

To purchase liquor you must produce one of the following acceptable current photo identification (ID):

  • Australian Driver’s Licence with photography
  • Passport
  • Australian Proof of Age card

 

If you do not have any of these forms of ID, you will not be able to purchase alcohol. 

For more information, including exemptions please visit: www.tba.com.au

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