Craft beer producer permit (Interstate) - Queensland

Service summary

If you hold an interstate licence for a craft brewery business operated on the licensed premises you may apply for a craft beer producer permit to sell or supply your craft beer at promotional events.

The sale or supply of craft beer at a promotional event is restricted to:

  • sale of craft beer to persons for consumption away from the event; and/or
  • supply of free samples of your craft beer to persons for consumption at the event.

The total amount of craft beer that may be sold or supplied to each person for consumption away from the event is 9 litres.

To be eligible for this permit you must conduct the business of producing craft beer on the licensed premises and meet the following criteria:

  • no more than 5 million litres of beer is produced in any financial year; and
  • the licensee, including any related body corporate, does not hold more than 1 producer/wholesaler licence or equivalent licence issued by another state.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Exemptions

For Queensland craft beer producers, if you have a craft beer producer endorsement on your licence, you may sell/supply craft beer at events without requiring further permission from the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR).

Definition of terms

Craft beer

is defined as beer produced in a craft brewery.

Craft brewery

is defined as a premises -

(a) that are either -
    (i) licensed premises to which a producer/wholesaler licence relates; or
    (ii) premises to which an equivalent licence, issued under the law of another State, relates; and
(b) at which no more than 5 million litres of beer is produced in any financial year under the licence.
Promotional event

is defined as an event held primarily for the purpose of promoting produce from a particular region or the hospitality industry. Examples of these types of events include craft and farmers markets, agricultural show, food and wine events, trade fair, craft beer festival.

Eligibility requirements

  • Must have a producer/wholesaler licence or equivalent licence issued under the law of another State (no more than 1 licence allowed including any related organisation).
  • Consent of the promotional event organiser.

Ongoing requirements

  • Must produce no more than 5 million litres of beer in a financial year
  • Must produce craft beer on the licensed premises.

Transferability

This permit cannot be transferred.

Duration

3 months maximum

Fees

TypeAmountDescription
Application$67.70Application for a craft beer producer permit (interstate), per day.

Application

You must submit the following to the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR):

Note: If you do not submit all items correctly, OLGR will not process your application.


Administering agency

Department of Justice and Attorney-General
Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation
Licensing Division

Act(s) name

Liquor Act 1992 (Queensland)

Tackling Alcohol-Fuelled Violence Legslation Amendement Act 2016 (Queensland)

Contact details

Department of Justice and Attorney-General
Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation
Licensing Division


Operating address:
63 George Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 180
City East, Queensland 4002

Phone:

13 QGOV (13 74 68)

Fax:

07 3872 0998
OLGRlicensing@justice.qld.gov.au

Supporting information

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