Every liquor licence in NSW is subject to licence conditions. Some conditions are imposed automatically by the NSW liquor laws and others can be imposed by Liquor & Gaming NSW or the Independent Liquor & Gaming Authority.
This can happen either when you are granted a liquor licence or following a serious complaint or incident involving your venue.
Find out more about the conditions for each type of liquor licence.
Note these statutory conditions have been updated to reflect changes made in the Liquor Regulation 2018.
All venues in the
Kings Cross precinct or
Sydney CBD Entertainment precinct have special licence conditions to help reduce alcohol-related violence and anti-social behaviour in those areas.
You can use the
Service NSW licensing register to check the conditions imposed on a specific licence.
To search this public register, you need to know at least one of the following:
Licensees must ensure that staff have access to and are aware of the liquor licence and any related authorisations or conditions at all times.
Extended trading hours may be approved for hotels and eligible registered clubs to coincide with significant special events.
Special events include the NRL Grand Final and Rugby World Cup matches.
Extended trading for special events is subject to conditions:
Hotels and clubs that are already approved to trade during the above extended hours are not affected by these special arrangements.
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FS3100 Easter and Christmas/New Year Trading Hours fact sheet (PDF, 194KB)