A club licence allows registered clubs to sell alcohol to their members and guests for consumption on and off the premises (venue).
Gaming machines may also be operated, subject to separate approval.
Types of businesses that use this licence include:
A liquor licence freeze applies in the Kings Cross (PDF, 267KB) and Sydney CBD Entertainment (PDF, 1.4MB) precincts until 1 June 2019. While this freeze is in place certain types of liquor licences, including club licences, cannot be granted.
To be eligible for a club licence you must be:
Once you receive your liquor licence you will need to pay an annual fee each year.
Read more about NSW's annual liquor licence fee and how to calculate your fee.
Or, download a printable club licence application form (PDF, 317KB).
When your application is lodged, we put it on the Liquor & Gaming Application Noticeboard for 30 days. The community can then make comments about your application.
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