Liquor Licence - On Licence - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to provide alcohol for sale for consumption on your premises, with or without the sale of an accompanying meal. This licence authorises the selling of liquor between 5am and 12 midnight daily. It is usually issued to nightclubs, bars and restaurants.

If you intend to sell liquor for consumption off the licensed premises for specific occasions or events (such as street dining), you will require an off permit. If you intend to sell liquor between the hours of 12 midnight and 5am, you will require an out-of-hours permit.

If you are planning to allow patrons to BYO (bring their own) alcohol, please consult your local Council for compliance issues.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence:

  • You must be 18 years of age or above;
  • You must be a fit and proper person;
  • Your associates must be considered fit and proper people;
  • You must undertake Responsible Service of Alcohol training;
  • You must be able to exercise effective control over the service, and any consumption, of liquor on the premises for which the licence is sought;
  • You must give public notice of the application in a form approved by the Commissioner; and
  • You must be pay the relevant fees.

Please note that:

  • You may be required to supply further information (e.g. plans or specifications of any relevant premises, information about any associates, etc.) with your application; and
  • Your application could be forwarded to the Commissioner of Police regarding your, or your associates', status as fit and proper people.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Annual.

Expiry

Licence expires on 31 December.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$1,224.00

Any on-licence premise other than a restaurant.

Application$612.00For premises operating as a restaurant.
Licence$604.35

Any on-licence premise other than a restaurant.

TransferTransfer$612.00

Any on-licence premise other than a restaurant.

Transfer$306.00

For premises operating as a restaurant.

RenewLicence$397.80

For premises operating as a restaurant.

GeneralMiscellaneous$306.00Grant fee.

Application

Apply

Before proceeding with an application for a liquor licence, it is recommended that you contact the Agency for more information.


If the Agency is satisfied that the applicant is qualified to hold a liquor licence, the application will be referred to the Licensing Board for final determination. An applicant will usually be required to attend the Board's hearing regarding their application.


Approval time

60 days.

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance
Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission

Act(s) name

Liquor Licensing Act 1990 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Liquor and Gaming Branch
Department of Treasury and Finance
Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission


Operating address:
80 Elizabeth Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 1374
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

03 6166 4040

Fax:

03 6234 1728
licensing@treasury.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

Disclaimer

The information contained on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) web site, or via packages or other sources is intended for general guidance only.

To the full extent permitted by law, the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments make no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) in relation to the information, including its accuracy, currency or completeness.

The business information provided does not constitute professional or legal advice, nor is the use of any third party resource an endorsement of the information contained, the associated organisation, product or service. It is recommended that you obtain appropriate professional and /or independent legal advice to ensure that the material provided here is relevant to your particular circumstances.

To the full extent permitted by law the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments, their employees and agents do not accept any liability for any reason, including without limitation, liability in negligence, to any person for the general information which is provided herein, or in respect of anything, including the consequences of anything done, or not done, by any such person in whole or partial reliance upon the information.