Liquor and Gaming

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COVID-19 Industry Recovery

The Tasmanian Government is closely monitoring​​ the public health restrictions put in place to help stop the spread of coronavirus​​​.

Stage 3​ of lifting the restrictions ​commences at 12 noon, Friday 26 June 2020​. ​​All liquor, gaming and wagering premises may operate with public health restrictions.

You can clarify the things you should do to safely operate​ your premises here.

​​COVID-19 - Financial Supports 

The Liquor and Gaming Branch is administering a number of financial measures put in place by the Tasmanian Government to support liquor and gaming businesses affected by the public health restrictions.

COVID-19 Safety for Customers

Staff in licensed premises are working hard to maintain a COVID safe environment.

To find out how you can keep yourself and others safe when you visit any location, go to or call the Tasmanian Public Health Hotline: 1800 671 738.

Concerns or complaints that relate to COVID-19 may be referred to the organisations mentioned here​.

Do you need help and support related to gambling or liquor?
The following websites list a range of services that are available for individuals and families over the phone, online or in person:

​​​​​​Liquor and Gaming Branch arrangements

Liquor and Gaming Branch staff are working remotely as a result of COVID-19 controls. The reception counter at our offices at 4 Salamanca Place, Hobart and Henty House Launceston remain closed until further notice. 

Compliance inspectors will be undertaking compliance and enforcement activity as premises reopen and operate.

You can keep up‑to‑date via our website and if you have a query about your licence or permit please email us at or at​.

​The Liquor and Gaming Branch regularly publishes a newsletter with seasonal alerts and other news. You can find it on the Recent News page.  ​

Lo​oking for the Latest Liquor Licence Decisions? 

They can be found in Liquor Licence Decisions​ page​​.

​​Online Application Forms​​

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