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Licence application kit - Major or temporary event

This application kit contains all the information and forms you need to complete and submit your application for a Major or temporary event.

There are two temporary licence categories available for persons, businesses, clubs or other organisations holding:

  • one-off events, such as a ball or presentation night
  • a one-off event requiring an extension of trading hours
  • large-scale or major events.

Each licence application contains all the information and forms you need to submit your application.

Temporary limited licence

A temporary limited licence authorises the licensee to supply liquor at the times and subject to the conditions specified in the licence.

For example a temporary limited licence may be granted:

  • for the supply of liquor at one-off events or a series of one off events
  • to increase trading hours or the size of the licensed premises of an existing licensee for a particular one-off event.

If you have a credit card, you may apply for a temporary limited licence via the online form. Applications can be made from mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, as well as traditional computers, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All information transmitted online is encrypted and secure.

Major event licence

A major event licence applies to events that are likely to have a significant impact, such as those: 

  • where you expect a large crowd to attend (over 5000 patrons)
  • requiring significant regulatory enforcement effort or oversight
  • having a significant impact on the provision and organisation of public transport or emergency services
  • having a significant impact on public safety and/or the amenity of the area in which the event is to be held.

To apply, download and complete the Major event licence application form (PDF, 570KB). You should complete this application if you intend to supply liquor at the venue or site of a major event, or in conjunction with a major event. Details on how to lodge your completed application are included in the form.

 

 

Page last modified 
18 January 2017