Manager's Certificates

Liquor Licensing

At all times that alcohol is being sold or supplied to the public on any licensed premises, a manager who holds a Manager's Certifcate must be on duty. To apply for a Manager's Certificate, you must:

  • have a minimum of six (6) months experience in the liquor industry relevant to the type of premises you wish to manage
  • disclose all criminal convictions (see Clean Slate Act sheet)
  • provide evidence of an Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ) issued on or after 18 December 2013
  • provide evidence of completing Unit Standards 4646 and 16705
  • provide employer(s) references advising date of employment
  • pay the application fee of $316.25

Temporary/Acting Managers - In any case where a manager is ill or absent for any reason a licensee may appoint as a temporary or acting manager a person who is not then the holder of a managers certificate. A Notice of Management Change form must be completed.

Last updated: 06 Nov 2019