At the Ordinary Meeting, April, 2013, Council approved an extension of the alcohol free zones under Section 644 of the Local Government Act in the towns of Adelong, Batlow and Tumut for the period 1st January, 2013 to 31st December, 2017.
The Tumut Police have advised the Director Corporate Services that the zones have been successful in past years and have assisted to overcome the problem of disorderly conduct, littering and obstruction to pedestrian traffic that could occur in locations within Adelong, Batlow and Tumut.
The areas included in the Alcohol Free Zone extensions are –
Weemala Lookout (all of the Lookout area from the junction of the access road and carpark).
Batlow Central Town area including the following roads – Batlow Road from Pioneer Street to Selwyn Street inclusive, Selwyn Street from Batlow Road to Pioneer Street, and Pioneer Street from Batlow Road to New Hospital Access.
Tumut CBD - Wynyard Street between Fitzroy and Capper Streets, Russell Street between Richmond and Merivale Streets.
Note: Does not apply to the section in front of the Woolpack and Star Hotels at specified times when alcohol is provided with meals in a dining environment.
Elm Drive from the racing stables to the Tumut Racecourse parking area and boat launch inclusive.
Kell’s Lane at the Little River Bridge. This area is no longer a car park or access.
Alcohol Prohibition Zone
Car Park, Skate Park, Basketball Court and children’s playground adjacent Fitzroy Street.
Public land adjoining Little River Bridge.
Download Alcohol Free Zone Policy