You will require this licence if you intend to sell alcohol as a wholesaler. This licence allows you to sell packaged liquor from a licensed premises, with the requirement that each sale needs to be of a quantity of at least 9 litres. At least 90 percent of your gross turnover from the sale of liquor must come from sales to liquor merchants or other people authorised by law to sell liquor.
Applications may be made as:
- an individual person
- a director representing a company
- two or more individual persons or companies jointly
- an association.
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 the licence you must:
- demonstrate that the application is in the public interest, having regard to the likely health and social impacts on the community and sub-groups within the community
- supply details about the suitability, nature and standard of the premises
- demonstrate that the quiet and good order of the locality would not be lessened
- be a fit and proper person
- complete the required forms
- pay the prescribed fees.
For a full list of items that must be submitted with your application please see the attached documents. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Indefinite subject to retaining the same premises and paying the annual licence fee.
Other fees may apply, including probity fee for each individual.
For the initial application, the licence fee is charged at a pro-rata rate.
Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor
Liquor Control Act 1988 (Western Australia)
Liquor Control Regulations 1989 (Western Australia)
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