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​Liquor fact sheets, checklists and guidelines

This page contains fact sheets, checklists and guidelines that will assist you in applying for a liquor licence, understanding what signs you require for your venue and complying with the liquor laws in NSW.

    Liquor licence fact sheets

    Hotel licence - fact sheet (PDF, 178KB)

    Hotel licence - general bar - fact sheet (PDF, 168KB)

    Limited licence - multiple functions - fact sheet (PDF, 330KB)

    Limited licence - single function - fact sheet (PDF, 290KB)

    Limited licence - special event fact sheet (PDF, 627KB)

    FS3078 Liquor law signs - fact sheet​ (PDF, 591KB)

    Liquor licence exemption for a non-profit organisation - fact sheet (PDF, 319KB)

    Liquor licences for surf clubs - fact sheet (PDF, 202KB)

    FS3017 On-premises licence - fact sheet (PDF, 191KB)

    On-premises licence for accommodation - fact sheet (PDF, 170KB)

    FS3032 On-premises licence for a restaurant - fact sheet​ (PDF, 300KB)

    FS3044 Packaged liquor licence - fact sheet (PDF, 153KB)

    FS​3072 Primary service authorisation - fact sheet (PDF, 229KB)

    Producer/wholesaler licence for a wine producer - fact sheet (PDF, 299KB)

    Producer/wholesaler licence for brewers and distillers - fact sheet (PDF, 250KB)

    Registered clubs and the liquor laws - fact sheet (PDF, 600KB)

    FS3024 Small bar licence - fact sheet​ (PDF, 175KB)

    When a liquor licence is not required - fact sheet (PDF, 422KB)

    Statutory licence conditions and requirements fact sheets

    Accommodation premises - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 322KB)

    Airport - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 208KB)

    Beer/spirts producers - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 207KB)

    Catering service - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 328KB)

    Cinema or theatre - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 320KB)

    Clubs - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 324KB)

    Commerical tour operator - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 216KB)

    Hotel - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 328KB)

    Limited licence (not surf club) - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 302KB)

    Local product promotion - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 216KB)

    Not beer/wine/spirits producers - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 201KB)

    Others - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 318KB)

    Packaged liquor - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 304KB)

    Public entertainment venue - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 332KB)

    Restaurant - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 322KB)

    FS3045 Special licence conditions for premises in Kings Cross - fact sheet (PDF, 473K​B)

    FS3046 Special licence conditions for premises in the Sydney CBD - fact sheet (PDF, 1.5MB)

    Tertiary institution - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 208KB)

    Vessel - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 213KB)

    Wine/cider/perry/mead producers - statutory licence conditions and requirements - fact sheet (PDF, 229KB)

    General information - what you need to know

    FS3003 Dealing with disturbance complaints: guide for venues - fact sheet (PDF, 218KB)

    FS3005 Resolving neighbourhood disturbance concerns: guide for residents - fact sheet (PDF, 217KB)

    FS3015 Three strikes disclipinary scheme -​ fact sheet (PDF, 1.57KB)

    Electronic incident registers for Kings Cross and CBD venues (PDF, 1.3MB)

    FS3029 Liquor promotion guidelines - summary - fact sheet​ (PDF, 600KB)

    FS3006 Violent venues scheme  fact ​sheet​ (PDF, 267KB)

    FS3007 Violent venues scheme important dates for licensees fact sheet​ (PDF​​, 159KB)

    Underage drinking laws - fact sheet (PDF, 272KB)

    FS3075 How to prepare a Category A Community Impact Statement (CIS) (PDF, 211KB)


    Checklists

    CL1001 Producer/wholesaler licence self-audit checklist (PDF, 926KB)

    CL1002 Club licence self-audit checklist​ (PDF, 3MB)

    CL1003 Hotel licence self-audit checklist (PDF, 2MB)

    CL1004 Limited licence self-audit checklist (PDF, 938KB)

    CL1005 On-premise licence self-audit checklist (PDF, 949KB)

    ​​CL1006 Packaged licence self-audit checklist (PDF, 912KB)

    CL1008 Small bar licence self-audit-checklist ​(PDF, 952KB)

    Schedule 4 Level 1 viol​ent venue self-audit checklist (PDF, 42KB)

    Schedule 4 Level 2 violent venue checklist​ (PDF, 37KB)​

    CL1010 On-premises (vessel) self audit checklist​ (PDF, 876KB)

    CL1011 Sydney CBD Entertainment Precinct self-audit checklist (PDF, 730KB)

    CL1012 Racing and wagering licence self-audit checklist (PDF 1.3MB)

    CL1013 Kings Cross Precinct self-audit checklist​ (PDF 782KB)

    Guidelines

    Anti-Discrimination Guidelines for the Hotel and Accommodation Industry (PDF, 592KB)

    Crime scene preservation guidelines (PDF, 74KB)

    GL4001 Liquor promotion guidelines​ (PDF, 395KB)

    GL4003 Intoxication guidelines​​ (PDF, 214KB)

    Kings Cross Approved ID Scanner Requirements guideline (PDF, 104KB)

    GL4002 Prevention of Intoxication on licensed premises guidelines ​(PDF, 193KB)

    Refusal of Entry and Patron Bans/Barring guidelines (PDF, 137KB)​​​

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