Club / Restricted Club Liquor Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you operate a club and intend to sell liquor to members of the club and to bona fide guests of members. A club is a body or group of persons who join together to further some sporting, social, political, literary or other legitimate aim.

Both general and restricted licences are available. Both licences allow you to sell alcohol on your premises to your members and guests. For the restricted licence, operating hours are limited and you cannot sell packaged liquor.

Applications may be made as an individual person acting as trustee on behalf of an unincorporated club, or as an association. Please note that exemptions may apply for occasional functions, and for organisers of functions on licensed premises.

Please note alcohol bans apply in some community areas. 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

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be a society, club, institution or other body comprised of people associated by a common interest
  • demonstrate the club has been well managed for a period of at least 12 months
  • have an up to date membership list available for inspection
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any required fees.

For a full list of items that must be submitted with your application please see the attached documents. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Indefinite subject to retaining the same premises and paying the annual licence fee.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $928.50 -
Apply Licence All $612.00

Normal club.

Apply Licence All $301.00

Restricted club.

Act(s) name

Liquor Control Act 1988 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Liquor Control Regulations 1989 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Racing, Gaming and Liquor

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:


Racing, Gaming and Liquor

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Operating address: Gordon Stephenson House
Level 2
140 William Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: PO BOX 8349
Perth BC, Western Australia 6849
Toll Free: 1800 634 541 Freecall for WA country callers only.
Phone: 08 6551 4888
Fax: 08 9325 1041
Website: Racing, Gaming and Liquor (Opens in new window)