Liquor Permit - Special Permit - Tasmania

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to sell alcohol from a premises that is not otherwise licensed to sell alcohol. The permit is issued to the person who applies on behalf of an association, society, organisation, club or other bona fide body running the event or function. If alcohol is being provided by way of an entry fee into a function, a cost per glass or pre-sold tickets, then it is considered that alcohol is being sold and a Special Permit will need to be obtained.

There are four types of Special Permit, and they may be issued based on the amount of time a permit is required:

  • up to four days
  • four to thirty days
  • six months
  • twelve months.

The Agency may grant a permit if satisfied that the principal purpose of the function is not the sale or consumption of alcohol and that this is incidental to the event, and if satisfied that it is reasonable to grant the permit.

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

This document provides further information about applying for a Special Liquor Permit.

To apply, complete the Application for a Special Permit.

Other forms and related documents are available on the Department of Treasury and Finance website.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to apply for this permit you must:

  • apply to the Agency on the approved form
  • be at least 18 years old
  • supply any required documentation
  • pay the fee.

The permit is issued to the person who applies on behalf of an association, society, organisation, club or other bona fide body running the event or function.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

To be determined at the time of application.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Other, Co-operative, Incorporated Association $403.00

Permit valid for 12 months.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $201.50 Permit valid for 6 months.
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $170.50 Permit valid for between 4 and 30 days, both inclusive.
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $62.00 Permit valid for less then 4 days.

Approval Time

7 days.

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.

Enquiries, Liquor and Gaming Branch

Operating address: 80 Elizabeth Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1374
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6166 4040
Fax: 03 6173 0218
Email: licensing@treasury.tas.gov.au