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NCAT Decisions

An application for a merits review of certain contentious licensing decisions made by ILGA can be made to the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT), for applications lodged with ILGA from 1 March 2016. ILGA licensing decisions that are reviewable by NCAT are:

  • The grant or removal of a hotel licence
  • The grant or removal of a club licence
  • The grant or removal of an on premises licence relating to a public entertainment venue (other than a cinema or theatre) eg. a nightclub
  • The grant or removal of a packaged liquor licence, other than a licence limited to sales made through the internet, telephone and other remote means
  • The suspension of a venue's liquor licence under the Minors Sanctions scheme 
  • The imposition of a strike under the Three Strikes disciplinary scheme
  • An application for extended trading in relation to the above licences that permits the sale of liquor after midnight
  • An application to vary or revoke a licence condition in
    relation to the above licences to permit the sale of liquor after midnight
  • A gaming machine threshold application that relates to a class 2 local impact assessment
  • An application which has been delegated by ILGA to be
    determined by Liquor and Gaming NSW, but that delegation has not been exercised.

For reviewable licensing decisions, check the Liquor and Gaming Application Noticeboard for review period close dates.