CCTV Facts and Information for Brisbane Based Licenced Premiss

Licensed Venues within the Brisbane City Council area that are permitted to trade after One (1) am or if their Liquor Licence has specific conditions must have a CCTV system installed.

Under the Liquor Act 1992 and Liquor Regulation 2002, the following minimum requirements of the CCTV System must include but are not limited to:

  • CCTV is installed at all entry and exit points to record patrons entering and exiting the venue, as well as interacting with staff
  • CCTV must be operating from Eight (8) PM and continue to operate until One (1) hour after closing time
  • The recording must be embedded with the time and date
  • Footage must be stored for a minimum of Twenty-Eight (28) days and Twelve (12) Months for any incidents
  • Daily Checks are to be performed by the manager and Six (6) monthly checks by a qualified person.
  • Signage is displayed to inform patrons that CCTV equipment is operating, and they are being recorded.

Whilst these are minimal requirements, consideration should be made to place strategically Cameras throughout the venue with a variety of additional benefits and considerations such as:

  • Protect the licensee from liability claims
  • Make Customers and Staff feel safe
  • Deter Crime
  • Assist in determining customer or stock discrepancies
  • Discourage Staff Theft
  • Improve Productivity  
  • Allow remote viewing of the premiss
  • Provide peace of mind

Should you wish to discuss your CCTV requirements further please feel free to contact Ray Turner Technologies on the below contact details.

Alternatively, the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation may be contacted on 13 74 68 or liquorcompliance@justice.qld.gov.au .


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