A trading hours risk loading will be included in the calculation of annual liquor licence fees if a premises is authorised to regularly trade after midnight. The loading must be paid regardless of whether the premises actually trades after midnight.
You could be eligible to reduce your risk loading by applying for an Occasional Extended Trading Condition (OETC)
2017 OETC Applications
The loading will not apply to:
Hotels and clubs eligible for the tourist accommodation trading hours risk loading exemption must notify L&GNSW of their eligibility using an online notification form by Wednesday, 15 March 2017.
Note: If you have notified L&GNSW of your eligibility in previous years, you do not need to submit an online form again.
A hotel or club that provides tourist accommodation is not required to pay a trading hours risk loading fee where the hotel or club meet ALL of the following criteria:
The trading hours risk loading fee is payable under the annual liquor licence fee if the hotel or club is authorised to sell or supply liquor to the broader general public after midnight on a regular basis.
Liquor licensees in remote or regional locations are not required to pay a trading hours risk loading fee if the licensed premises meets ALL of the following criteria:
If you think you are eligible for a remote population trading hours fee exemption, but this has not been reflected in your annual liquor licence fee notice, please apply for a reassessment of your fee (applications open on 6 April 2017).
2017 key dates
Compliance risk loadings
Update your liquor licence contact details
2017 Annual liquor licence fee fact sheet (PDF, 241KB)
Vessel industry: 2017 annual liquor licence fee fact sheet (PDF, 194KB)