Businesses cheer as Tamworth council reforms outdoor drinking in the CBD

Jonathan Hawes
Updated September 19 2023 - 4:01pm, first published 3:00pm

A policy preventing patrons from drinking alcohol without a meal in the Tamworth CBD has been overturned after months of council deliberation, but leisure drinkers will have to wait a few more weeks for the new rule to come into full effect.

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Jonathan Hawes

Jonathan Hawes


Originally from Austin, TX. "I wasn't born in Tamworth but I got here as soon as I could!" Jonathan covers a little bit of everything, but his main priorities are Tamworth Regional Council, Business, and Property. Send story tips to Jonathan via

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