Wine Industry Act 1994 - Queensland


To foster an efficient wine industry in Queensland which has integrity and authenticity.

The Act requires all persons or companies who sell wine which they have made commercially to be licensed under the Act. Annual fees are prescribed by the Regulation.

The Act prescribes the obligations and responsibilities of licensees (further detailed in the Regulation) and the offences and penalties under the Act.

The following Subordinate Legislation should be examined:

  • Wine Industry Regulation 1995.

Wine Industry guidelines are available on the Business Queensland website.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Additional Information

Prospective and current licensees under the Act should also be aware of the requirements of the Liquor Act.

Winemakers may also need to check local authority zoning and specific by-laws.

In some cases licence applicants may be required to publicly advertise their application.


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Administering agency

Licensing Division

Contact details

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

Operating address: 63 George Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Mailing address: Locked Bag 180
City East, Queensland 4002
Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Fax: 07 3872 0998