Issues to consider when selling alcohol online, and important State-by-State differences
Over the past decade, consumers have created an increasing demand for online availability and delivery of FMCGs. The need for contactless purchase and delivery of many goods has only been heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic. Alcohol is one such product that is the subject of increased demand through online sale. However, unlike other foods, alcohol is subject to restrictions on sale and distribution, and these restrictions can differ state-by-state across Australia. This article provides a look at some of the issues to consider if selling alcohol online, and how these issues differ across State and Territory borders.