Hawker's Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to hawk any goods, wares or merchandise. A hawker is a peddler or a person who travels and trades, moving from town to town or to residences soliciting orders for, carrying to sell, or exposing for sale any goods, wares or merchandise. A hawker does not include the following:

  • Commercial travellers or other persons selling or seeking orders for goods, wares, or merchandise to or from persons who are dealers therein, or selling or seeking orders for books or newspapers;
  • Sellers of any food, newspapers, brooms, or matches;
  • Persons selling or exposing for sale goods, wares or merchandise in any public market or fair lawfully established, or upon any racecourse, agricultural showground, or public recreation ground;
  • Sellers of goods of their own manufacture; or
  • Persons representing a manufacturer whose goods are sold direct to consumers only and not through a shop.

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

Prospective applicants must produce a certificate signed by two Justices of the Peace certifying that they are of good character and a fit person to trade as a hawker. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As indicated on the licence.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

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

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Hawker's Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Shire of Merredin

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries Officer

Operating address: Cnr King and Barrack Streets
Merredin
WA 6415
Mailing address: PO BOX 42
Merredin, Western Australia 6415
Phone: 08 9041 1611
Fax: 08 9041 2379
Email: admin@merredin.wa.gov.au