A trading hours risk loading will be included in the calculation of annual liquor licence fees if a premises is authorised to regularly trade after midnight. The loading must be paid regardless of whether the premises actually trades after midnight.
The trading hours risk loading will not apply to:
A hotel or club that provides tourist accommodation is not required to pay a trading hours risk loading fee where the hotel or club meet ALL of the following criteria:
The trading hours risk loading fee is payable under the annual liquor licence fee if the hotel or club is authorised to sell or supply liquor to the broader general public after midnight on a regular basis.
Hotels and clubs eligible for the tourist accommodation trading hours risk loading exemption must notify L&GNSW of their eligibility using an online notification form by 15 March 2018.
Note: If you had notified L&GNSW of your eligibility in previous years, you do not need to submit an online form again, unless your circumstances have changed.
Liquor licensees in remote or regional locations are not required to pay a trading hours risk loading fee if the licensed premises meets ALL of the following criteria:
If you think you may be eligible for a remote population trading hours risk loading fee exemption, you can apply for reassessment of your fee.
Applications for fee reassessment of 2018 liquor licence fees will open in April 2018.
2018 key dates
Compliance risk loadings
Update your liquor licence contact details
FS3077 Annual liquor licence fee 2017 fact sheet (PDF, 241KB)
FS3079 Vessel industry: 2017 annual liquor licence fee fact sheet (PDF, 194KB)