A restaurant in Sydney has come under fire for serving five diners 86 shots of liquor. Following this incident, the licensee of the restaurant is facing disciplinary action received one strike under the New South Wales Government’s three-strike disciplinary scheme.
Two of the diners were found outside of the Haru Fusion Soju Lounge passed out on the road and footpath. According to the NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority, the patrons had been drinking for at least six hours, and were found and attended to by the police—they were unconscious and covered in vomit.
The NSW Three Strike policy means that each strike remains in force for three years from the date that it occurs. Receiving three strikes will result in the venue’s host facing permanent disqualification from the industry.