Commissioner for Licensing

​​​​​The Commissioner for Licensing is appointed by the Minister 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;
  • the determination of liquor licence applications in accordance with the Liquor Licensing Act 1990, making decisions that are in the best interest of the community;
  • 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; and
  • cancelling or suspending liquor permits and licences.
Guideline on liquor licence application referral to the Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission​​

  Guideline of circumstances that liquor licence applications may be referred to the Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission   (93Kb)