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The Commissioner for Licensing is appointed by the Minister for a period of five years under the Liquor Licensing Act 1990 .

The Commissioner is responsible for:

  • administering applications for licences and permits;
  • ensuring people are qualified to hold a liquor licence or liquor permit;
  • granting liquor licences following a direction from the Licensing Board;
  • transferring liquor licences from one person to another;
  • issuing interim authorities for people to act as licensees;
  • issuing liquor permits;
  • administering surrendered liquor licences or permits;
  • cancelling liquor permits; and
  • applying to the Board for liquor restriction orders and for the cancellation and suspension of liquor licences.

The Commissioner is separate to, and independent of, the Licensing Board, may delegate his or her powers to another person and may appoint authorized officers under the Liquor Licensing Act 1990

Applications with Commissioner for Licensing


Application DateApplicantPremisesMunicipalityLicence TypeDate Advertised / Signposted (Note: Submissions close 14 days from notice date)Summary - Applicants Proposal
16 July 2014Dane Frederick LaytonMessiah Cafe
46 George Street
LAUNCESTON TAS 7250
LauncestonOn19 July 2014, The Examiner

Messiah Cafe
The applicant seeks authority for the sale of liquor for consumption on the premises. He proposes to provide a cafe/wine bar facility with a relaxed, sitdown atmosphere and also sell coffee's and light meal/platter style foods, as is currently on offer.
18 July 2014Andrew Benjamin SwiftKick Snare Brewing
27 Montague Street
INVERMAY TAS 7248
LauncestonSpecial19 July 2014, The Examiner

Kick Snare Brewing
The applicant seeks authority for the sale of craft beer for consumption off the premises. The applicant intends to manufacture and wholesale beer to liquor licence holders and sell his product directly from the factory outlet located within the premises.
14 July 2014Anne Maree BrownTomahawk Tourist Park
1 Main Road
TOMAHAWK TAS 7262
DorsetSpecial19 July 2014, The Examiner

Tomahawk Tourist Park
The applicant seeks authority for the sale of liquor to in-house guests and diners. The premises supply groceries, take away food, meals and accommodation including 100 on-site shacks, 3 cabins and 26 sites.
14 July 2014Ian Mark Van GelderenLaunceston Hotel
1st Flr - 107 Brisbane Street
LAUNCESTON TAS 7250
LauncestonOn19 July 2014, The Examiner

Launceston Hotel
The applicant has applied for a liquor licence to sell liquor for consumption on the premises only. The applicant intends to hold public and private functions for charitable groups, individual room hire, birthdays etc and after work venue in the front room. The club room is to be utilized as a night club on weekends and special calendar days such as New Years Eve etc. The premises was previously licensed as an on licence until late 2012.
14 July 2014Grant Geoffrey BeaumontTamar Yacht Club
7 Park Street
LAUNCESTON TAS 7250
LauncestonGeneral19 July 2014, The Examiner

Tamar Yacht Club
The applicant has applied for a liquor licence to sell liquor for consumption on and off the premises.
The premises currently operates under the authority of a club licence and the applicant has made this application to provide a greater flexibility to club members and the local community.
16 July 2014Pauline Frances AndersenOvertime Vineyard
40 Harveys Farm Road
BICHENO TAS 7215
Glamorgan-Spring BarSpecial19 July 2014

Overtime Vineyard
The applicant has applied for a liquor licence to sell Tasmanian wine produced primarily from grapes grown on the premises for consumption off the premises.
She is not seeking any cellar door facility.
18 July 2014Calantha Dewi VovouThe Picnic Basket
176 Channel Highway
TAROONA TAS 7053
KingboroughSpecial19 July 2014, The Mercury

The Picnic Basket
The applicant has applied for a liquor licence to authorize the sale of liquor to a person having a meal at the premises.
The applicant is hoping to provide an alternate dining experience to the community, focusing on local produce and alcoholic beverages.
17 July 2014Robyn Phyllis FlintPurple Cafe & Pancakes
Shop 6, 24 Wilmot Street
BURNIE TAS 7320
BurnieOn-Restaurant19 July 2014, The Advocate

Purple Cafe & Pancakes
The applicant has applied for a liquor licence to sell liquor for consumption on the premises to patrons with or without the need to partake of a meal.
The applicant aims to focus on patrons attending the cinema complex for screenings.
17 July 2014Raymond Wallace BirdFreycinet Golf Club
Swanwick Drive
COLES BAY TAS 7215
Glamorgan-Spring BayGeneral19 July 2014, The Examiner

Freycinet Golf Club
The applicant has applied for a liquor licence to authorize the sale of liquor for consumption on and off the premises.
The applicant seeks to host local sporting activities and provide a greater function flexibility to the general community with future plans to include a tourist park suitable for caravans, campervans etc.
7 July 2014Christopher Glen HillHillys Fine Foods St Marys
56 Main Street
ST MARYS TAS 7215
Break O’DaySpecial19 July 2014, The Examiner

Hillys Fine Foods St Marys
The applicant has applied for a Special licence seeking authority for the sale of Tasmanian wine, spirits and liqueurs and Tasmanian made and brewed beers in sealed bottles for consumption off the premises subject to the ongoing sale of a range of hospitality tourist goods or services.
9 July 2014Rodney Charles WhitePedros Seafood Bar & Grill
Crescent Street (Wharf)
ULVERSTONE TAS 7315
Central CoastOn-Restaurant19 July 2014, The Advocate

Pedros Seafood Bar & Grill
The applicant holds a special licence in respect to the premises which authorizes the sale of liquor to diners.
He seeks a new licence to authorize the sale of liquor to diners but with flexibility to provide liquor to non diners and proposing to develop a cocktail lounge within the restaurant area.
16 July 2014Kapil Kant KhannaLaziz Authentic Indian Cuisine
127 Liverpool Street
HOBART TAS 7000
HobartSpecial19 July 2014, The Mercury

Laziz Authentic Indian Cuisine
The applicant has applied for a special licence to authorize the sale of liquor to a person having a meal at the premises.
30 June 2014Nick Di GiovanniAustralian Italian Club
77 Federal Street
NORTH HOBART TAS 7000
HobartOn7 July 2014, The Mercury

Australian Italian Club
The applicant currently holds a Club licence in respect to the premises and is now seeking a new licence to authorise the sale of liquor for consumption on the premises.
The applicant advises that the intention is to provide the service of liquor to the local community and attract them to the club.
3 July 2014Michael thomas O'BrienPirate Point Oyster Bar
17 Church Street
STANLEY TAS 7331
Circular HeadOn05 July 2014, The Advocate

Pirate Point Oyster Bar
The applicant seeks an on licence to authorize the sale of liquor for consumption on the premises.

The premises will provide an indoor dining area for approximately 50 people in addition to a bar service and lounge/cocktail seating area plus an outdoor deck area and with a focus on Tasmanian food and liquor products.
20 June 2014Periachi KrishnamurthiSaffron Cafe on George
79A George Street
LAUNCESTON TAS 7250
LauncestonSpecial05 July 2014, The Examiner

Saffron Cafe on George
The applicant has applied for a liquor licence to sell liquor for consumption on the premises to diners. The premises seats approximately 20 people.
16 April 2014Claire Allison WalshDiscovery Holiday Park - Cradle Mountain
3832 Cradle Mountain Road
CRADLE MOUNTAIN TAS 7306
KentishSpecial03 May 2014, The Advocate

Discovery Holiday Park - Cradle Mountain
The applicant is applying for a special liquor licence to sell liquor to in-house guests and their guests staying at the premises for consumption on the premises.


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