Process of an Application for a New Licence - Liquor
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Under the Liquor Licensing Act 1997, when an
application is lodged with this office to apply for
the approval of a new licence, certain requirements
must be met prior to that application being heard by the
Depending on the type of licence being sought, different
requirements must be met. Click on the licence name to
view the minimum requirements of each licence category.
Advertising and Notification
An application for a new licence requires advertising.
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When an application is advertised, any person may lodge an
objection at least seven days before the hearing date.
What Happens to the Application Once Lodged With OLGC
Customer Service process all documents received and arrange the following:
All outstanding documents must be submitted at least seven
days prior to the hearing date to ensure that the application is not adjourned.
date is set
a letter is sent to the applicant which includes:
- notification of hearing, including details on place,
date and time
- details of outstanding documents requiring lodgement
at least 7 days prior to the hearing date
- copy of the Form 1 notifying advertising
- copy of the relevant practice direction
Click here to view the application process flowchart.
How Long Does an Application Take to be Granted?
An application that is required to be advertised usually
takes about six weeks from lodgement to determine, but it
may take longer if an objection has been lodged.
Page Last Updated: 4-7-2009
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