Consumption of alcohol

You cannot consume alcohol on any City of Hobart land without a permit.

To apply for a permit, complete the Liquor permit application form(PDF, 1MB) .
Note: We reserve the right to refuse any application.

Public places

Some parks in and around Hobart are identified as public places and therefore restrictions on the consumption of alcohol apply. (This has been done under section 25 of the Police Offences Act 1935.)

The regulations restrict alcohol possession and consumption in the following areas of Hobart:

Location

Restriction

Franklin Square

24 hours, 7 days a week

Salamanca Lawns

10 December to 1 January, 3 pm – 10 am

2 January to 9 December, 10 pm – 10 am

Princes Park

8pm –8am, 7 days a week

Parliament House Gardens

10 December to 1 January, 3 pm – 10 am

2 January to 9 December, 10 pm – 10 am

North Hobart Cultural & Skate Park

24 hours, 7 days a week

St Davids Park

24 hours, 7 days a week

John Doggett Park

8 pm –8 am, 7 days a week

Soundy Park

8 pm – 8 am, 7 days a week

Hobart Regatta Grounds

8 pm – 8 am, 7 days a week

Hobart Rivulet Linear Park

8 pm –8 am, 7 days a week

The University Rose Gardens

8 pm – 8 am, 7 days a week

Hobart Cenotaph

8 pm – 8 am, 7 days a week

Long Beach Reserve

24 hours, 7 days a week (within fenced area of playground only)