There are two options to occassionally extend your trading hours:
If you are a licensee permitted to trade after midnight, you can reduce your annual liquor licence fee by applying for an occasional extended trading condition (OETC) for your licence.
This condition means you can only trade past midnight or 1.30am on up to 12 occasions over any 12-month period.
Licensees with an OETC:
Compare loading with and without an OETC:
Authorised trading hours
Trading hours risk loading payable
After midnight, up to 1.30am
Up to midnight only
Allows trading past midnight up to 12 occasions in any 12-month period
Up to 1.30am
Allows trading past 1.30am up to 12 occasions in any 12-month period
Note: If you have an OETC:
Apply: Occasional Extended Trading Condition Application
Online form: Notify us of your events
The multi-occasional extended trading authorisation (MOETA) allows you to trade to 3am 12 times over a 12-month period.
This option is available for regional venues that:
The MOETA attracts an annual loading of $1,084.
Apply: AM0020M Extended trading authorisation: multi-occasion (PDF 507.5 KB)