Impact Statements (CIS) utilises a social impact assessment methodology. In
Queensland the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR) require a CIS be lodged
with an application for a gaming or liquor licence. A CIS identifies how
activities on the licensed premises will impact on the community in which it is
located. Social Planning Services Australia has the social impact assessment expertise
required to prepare quality and informed community impact statements.
A CIS is
required with the following applications:
licence (except for community other)
trading hours approval on a regular basis to include trading between 12
midnight and 5:00am.
additional premises gaming licence
to increase gaming machines.
state that an CIS should include:
existing and projected population and demographic trends in the locality
number of persons residing in, resorting to or passing through the locality,
and their respective expectations
likely health and social impacts that granting the application would have on
the population of the locality
assessment of the magnitude, duration and probability of the occurrence of the
health and social impacts
proximity to identified sub-communities within the locality of the proposed
licensed premises or proposed premises to which the proposed permit is to
relate - for example, schools and places of worship - and the likely impact on