Small Venue Liquor Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to sell liquor at a small venue within the Adelaide central business district for consumption on the premises. You will be entitled under this licence to sell liquor for consumption on the premises on any day between 8am and 2am and without the need to provide food.

The venue must be located within the boundaries of the Adelaide central business district. The number of patrons on the premises must not exceed 120 at any one time.

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You will need to have persons within your business who hold a position of authority (e.g. director, manager, shareholder) approved as part of your application.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Your annual fees will vary depending on your licence conditions.

Vary Application All Fees are listed on the attached document.

Application process


You will need to lodge with your application:

  • two floor plans of the venue
  • a copy of the lease agreement, landlord permission, or certificate of title
  • the relevant documentation if you are applying as a partnership, company, or trust.


This licence may be transferred.

Additional information

You will need to have a responsible person supervising the premises at all times that the premises is open for trade. A responsible person is:

  • the licensee
  • a director of the licensee (where the licensee is a company)
  • a person approved by the Commissioner as a responsible person.

Administering agency

Consumer and Business Services

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Liquor and Gaming

Consumer and Business Services

Operating address: 91 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1719
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 13 18 82
Website: Consumer and Business Services (Opens in new window)