A liquor licence is not required to sell alcohol to an adult at an auction conducted by an auctioneer that complies with the following requirements:
- the authority must be notified that the auctioneer is auctioning liquor
- the auctioneer must be a person who operates an auction house or is employed as a professional auctioneer
- auctions must be publicly promoted as an auction involving the sale of liquor.
Auctioneers will also need to comply with any direction given by the Authority. Directions can relate to the quantity or type of liquor that may be sold at auction, or the manner or frequency in which liquor can be sold.