Liquor Licence - Club - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to sell alcohol on the premises of a club for consumption on or off the premises. A club licence is usually issued to sporting or RSL clubs, and sale of alcohol is restricted to members of the club and other prescribed persons (e.g. guests of club members, competitors in or spectators of a sporting event hosted by the club, etc.).

This licence allows for alcohol to be sold between 5am and midnight on any day. If you intend to sell alcohol outside these times, you will need an out-of-hours permit.

If you are planning to allow patrons to BYO (bring their own) alcohol, please consult your local council for compliance issues.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a fit and proper person
  • ensure your associates must be considered fit and proper people
  • undertake Responsible Service of Alcohol training
  • be able to exercise effective control over the service, and any consumption, of liquor on the premises for which the licence is sought
  • give public notice of the application in a form approved by the Commissioner.

Please note that:

  • you may need to supply further information (e.g. plans or specifications of any relevant premises, information about any associates, etc.) with your application
  • your application could be forwarded to the Commissioner of Police regarding you, or your associates', status as fit and proper people.




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Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Applying for a Liquor Licence - Information Leaflet - PDF (Opens in new window)
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Guide to Tasmanian Liquor Licensing Laws for Licence Holders - PDF (Opens in new window)
Comply Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Partnership, Sole Trader Liquor Fees - Liquor Licences (Opens in new window)
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Transfer of Liquor Licence Information - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Liquor Licensing Act 1990 Tasmania

Application process


If the Agency is satisfied that the applicant is qualified to hold a liquor licence, the application will be referred to the Licensing Board for final determination. An applicant will usually need to attend the Board's hearing regarding their application.

Before proceeding with an application for a liquor licence, it is recommended that you contact the Agency for more information.

Approval time

30 business days


You can seek approval to transfer this licence to another person.

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.