You will require this licence if you intend to sell alcohol on the premises of a club for consumption on or off the premises. A club licence is usually issued to sporting or RSL clubs, and sale of alcohol is restricted to members of the club and other prescribed persons (e.g. guests of club members, competitors in or spectators of a sporting event hosted by the club, etc.).
This licence allows for alcohol to be sold between 5am and midnight on any day. If you intend to sell alcohol outside of these times, 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.
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 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.
Licences expire on 31 December.
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.
Department of Treasury and Finance
Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission
Liquor Licensing Act 1990 (Tasmania)
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