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|Applying for a Liquor Licence - for businesses and organizations that are generally seeking to sell liquor on a regular daily basis. For example hotels, bars, cafes & restaurants, wholesalers, bottle shops, delicatessens, tourist business operators, larger sporting clubs.|
There are five types of liquor licence: general, club, on, off, and special.
|Applying for a Special Permit - generally applicable where the sale of liquor is on an occasional basis or for a specific function. Permits are generally issued to not for profit organizations holding fundraising, social or sporting activities or a businesses conducting a major event such as a concert.|
A special permit authorises the sale of liquor on premises when normally no other authority for the sale of liquor has been issued. There are four types of special permit based on the amount of time a permit is required:
- up to four days;
- four to thirty days;
- six months; and
- twelve months.
|Applying for a Special Permit (Club Permit)|
This permit authorises a person to sell liquor on behalf of an incorporated sporting club for up to 15 hours per week.
|Note: Applications to continue or extend existing liquor permits are treated as new applications.|
|Existing Licence Holders|
|Applying for an Out-of-Hours Permit|
An out-of-hours permit authorises the sale of liquor on licensed premises for periods between midnight and 5 am.
|Applying to transfer a Liquor Licence|
A liquor licence holder may transfer his or her licence to another person once approved by the Commissioner for Licensing.
|Applying for an Interim Authority to act as Licensee|
An interim authority to act as licensee authorises a person to act as licensee where the current licensee is unable or unwilling to exercise the authority of the licence.
|Applying to alter a Licensed Premises|
A licensee may alter the area of the licensed premises once approved by the Commissioner for Licensing.
|Application and Information leaflet for Variation of Conditions of a Special Licence|
The licensee of a Special Licence may apply to vary the conditions under certain circumstances.
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