Before applying for a wine and beer producer's licence, there are a few things you need to consider, including licence requirements.
To be eligible to hold this licence, it is a requirement that:
Ordinary trading hours for a wine and beer producer's licence are as follows:
Applicants must complete mandatory training. See Education and training for more information.
Data collection and reporting requirements for liquor wholesalers applies. For more information, see Wholesales data reporting.
For information about the application fee for a wine and beer producer's licence, see application fees.
Under Australian laws, it is illegal to use a still (of any capacity) to distil alcohol (e.g. spirits), without an excise manufacturer licence from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Penalties can apply. It is also illegal to buy, make, possess, or sell a still without permission from the ATO if it has a capacity over five litres.
For more information, visit ato.gov.au/stills.