Alcohol prohibited at parks and beaches this Australia Day

Published on 24 January 2024

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To safeguard the enjoyment of our public open spaces by all members of the community, our parks and beaches have been declared as alcohol free for Australia Day.

Alcohol Prohibited Areas are in effect from 12:01am on 26 January, to 12:00pm on 27 January 2024 at the following parks and reserves:

Alcohol is also prohibited on beaches.

The consumption and possession of alcohol is prohibited within these areas. The Police have powers to dispose and confiscate alcohol. Fines may also apply.

Signage will be installed at each location to advise visitors of the Alcohol Prohibited Area.

The Australia Day Live outdoor concert and fireworks at the Sydney Opera House Forecourt can be watched live on ABC TV and ABC iview from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Visit Australia Day events for more information.

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