A small venue licence authorises the sale or supply of liquor for on-premises consumption, but it is not a requirement to serve meals. If meals are provided, unconsumed portions of bottled wine can be taken from the premises.
A small venue licence is subject to the following conditions:
- maximum capacity of 120 persons (including internal and external areas).
- certain types of entertainment are prohibited.
Licensees will have to comply with mandatory licence conditions including the General Code of Practice.