Community Store Licence - Australian Government

Description

You may be required to apply for this licence if you intend to operate a community store selling food, drink or grocery items within the Northern Territory.

If the store you operate is considered to be an important source of food, drink or grocery items for an Aboriginal community then you will be required to apply for this licence.

The licence allows you to:

  • continue to operate your store
  • accept income managed funds on the BasicsCard
  • credit income managed funds to a store account.

This licensing regime is designed to provide food security for Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory. Food security means a reasonable ongoing level of access to a range of food, drink and grocery items that is reasonably priced, safe and of sufficient quantity and quality to meet nutritional and related household needs.

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:

  • submit an application form
  • submit any required supporting documentation.

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

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Community Store Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act 2012 AG

Administering agency

Department of Social Services

Families and Communities

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries

Families and Communities

Department of Social Services

Operating address: Tuggeranong Office Park
Soward Way (cnr Athllon Drive)
Greenway
Australian Capital Territory 2900
Mailing address: PO BOX 7576
Canberra Business Centre, Australian Capital Terri
Phone: 02 6146 0001
Phone: 1300 653 227
Email: dssfeedback@dss.gov.au