Dry zones for New Year’s Eve

16/03/2019 Posted by admin

DRY zones will apply across Eyre Peninsula for New Year’s Eve celebrations.
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Dry zones will apply across Eyre Peninsula for New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Along with the permanent central business district dry zone in Port Lincoln and township dry zones in Ceduna and Thevenard, there will be dry zones at the foreshore and business precincts in Coffin Bay, Cummins, Streaky Bay, Elliston, Port Kenny, Venus Bay, Kimba, Arno Bay and Cowell.

Port Lincoln City Council community development manager Janet Grocke said the onus was on licensed premises as well as individuals to keep New Year’s Eve safe.

“Responsible use and service of alcohol plays a part in everyone enjoying their New Year’s Eve festivities.”

Elliston District Council chairman Kym Callaghan said the dry zones in Elliston, Port Kenny and Venus Bay would be in place from 9pm New Year’s Eve to 8am on January 1.

He said dry zones had proven effective in the past.

“This is the fourth year that council has had dry zones operating in consultation with SAPOL and they have operated without incident,” he said.

“On behalf of all elected members and council staff, we hope that all our residents and visitors have a safe and happy holidays and take care of each other on New Year’s Eve and throughout the holidays.”

Cummins and Coffin Bay dry zones will apply from 9pm to 8am, with the Streaky Bay foreshore dry zone applying from 6pm to 8am.

The Kimba township dry zone and Cowell foreshore dry zone will apply from 9pm to 8am, and the Arno Bay foreshore dry zone will apply from 11pm to 8am.

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