Interim Authority to Act as Licensee - Tasmania


You will need this authority if you intend to act as the licensee of a licensed liquor premises where the current licensee is unable or unwilling to exercise the authority of the licence.

An interim authority may be applied for where a licensee will be away from the licensed premises for a lengthy period of time (e.g. long service leave, maternity leave or service in the armed forces). If a licensee will be absent for a short amount of time, but for more than seven days, written advice as to who will be in control of the premises should be provided to the Commissioner for Licensing.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $162.00

Act(s) name

Liquor Licensing Act 1990 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance

Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission

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 Enquiries

Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission

Department of Treasury and Finance

Operating address: Parliament Square
4 Salamanaca Square
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1374
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6166 4040
Fax: 03 6173 0218
Website: Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission (Opens in new window)