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If you hold a commercial hotel licence, you can apply to operate up to 3 detached bottle shops away from the main premises.
Takeaway liquor may be served at any time from Monday to Sunday, between the hours of 10am and 10pm. It should be noted, however, that many detached bottle shops are located within community shopping centres and are therefore subject to the opening times of the centre. If earlier trading is required to suit the shopping centre hours a separate application for approved extended trading hours must be lodged. No trading is permitted on Good Friday and Christmas Day, or before 1pm on Anzac Day.
Form 22: Application to transfer a detached bottle shop
Credit card payment authority form
Form 9: Application for approved extended trading hours
Form 20: Application for a detached bottle shop
Form 21: Application to relocate a detached bottle shop
Form 24: Application to change the licensed area (permanent)
Form 10: Application for one-off extended trading hours (liquor or gaming)
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for approval, a detached bottle shop must:
The Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation must be satisfied that:
Annual licence fees are due by 31 July each year.
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Extended trading hours fee (Liquor Act)
Application to relocate a detached bottle shop
Application to transfer a detached bottle shop
Application for permanent change in licensed area
Application for one-off extended hours permit (liquor licence). Fee amount is per day.
Detached bottle shop fee
Risk criterion: Approved extended trading hours for the licensed premises between 9am and 10am (during weekends only)
Risk criterion: Approved extended trading hours for the licensed premises between 9am and 10am (otherwise)
In some cases annual fees may be paid by instalments. For more information see Guideline 56: Payment of annual liquor licence fees by instalments.
All fees are indexed annually. Annual fees are payable by 31 July each year.
The OLGR credit card payment authority form can be used for credit card payments of all OLGR fees.
OLGR will not accept credit card details by fax or email, including PDF attachments. If an email is received with credit card details, it will be deleted immediately and your form will not be processed. This is in accordance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.
Base fee for each detached bottle shop
For more information, visit https://www.business.qld.gov.au(Opens in new window)
All licensees under the Liquor Act 1992 must comply with the conditions of their respective licences.
A licensee must not conduct business on the licensed premises other than that authorised by the licence; however, in special circumstances you may be granted permission (e.g. in a locality where the service is not already provided, such as to sell newspapers etc.).
If you intend to conduct another business on your licensed premises you must email OLGR and pay the applicable fee.
For legislation and regulation information, visit https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au(Opens in new window)
Department of Justice and Attorney-General
Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation
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