You will require this licence if you intend to provide a caring service to intoxicated people. A caring service means a service that provides immediate, short-term care for intoxicated people, but does not include a service provided at a hospital or other medical facility.
Intoxicated people are people who:
- Behave in a disorderly way;
- Behave in a way that is that is likely to cause injury to themselves or others; and
- Have problems related to alcohol or other drugs.
Please use the contact details below to find out more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this licence you must:
- Specify the proposed name and address of each place where you intend to provide a caring service;
- Provide particulars of any experience you have in dealing with intoxicated people or people with problems related to alcohol or other drugs;
- Have never been bankrupt or personally insolvent;
- Hold a current first aid certificate; and
- Pay the relevant application fees.
If you are applying on behalf of a corporation then you must also provide a written statement signed on behalf of the corporation which states that:
- Neither a liquidator nor receiver has been appointed in relation to the corporation; and
- The corporation is solvent and can meet its debts.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
To be determined by the Agency.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Licence to Provide a Caring Service for Intoxicated People - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.
Community Health Division
Intoxicated Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1994 (Australian Capital Territory)
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