A packaged liquor licence allows alcohol to be sold through a bottle shop, home delivery, mail order or the internet for consumption off the premises (venue).
You may also conduct tastings at your venue, with or without charge.
Standard liquor store trading hours are:
These times were amended in 2016 (PDF, 202KB).
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 packaged liquor licences, cannot be granted.
If applying as an individual you'll also need:
If you're applying as an organisation you'll also need:
To be eligible for a packaged liquor licence you must be:
Or, download a printable packaged liquor licence application form (PDF, 344KB).
When your application is lodged, we will put it on the Liquor & Gaming Application Noticeboard for 30 days. The community can then can make comments about your application.
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