Club Secretary Approval - New South Wales


You will need this approval if you intend to act as the secretary of a registered club. A club secretary is responsible for the management of club business and affairs, and acts as its chief executive officer.

A registered club is a club that holds a club licence. A club licence authorises you (the licensee) to sell liquor by retail on the licensed premises to members or guests.

Please be aware that no registered club may have more than one secretary at any one time, and that your club is required to notify the Agency within seven days of any person ceasing to become secretary of the club.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • complete a specified course in club management within two years of becoming club secretary
  • not hold a Hotel Licence or acquire any financial interest in a hotel.


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Act(s) name

Registered Clubs Act 1976 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Registered Clubs Regulation 2015 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Enterprise, Investment and Trade

Liquor and Gaming NSW

Contact details

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