Flexibility exists within the Liquor Control Act 1988 for licensees to modify their requirements to undergo mandatory industry training and to have approved managers present during all trading hours.
How to make an application
To make an application to modify requirements, simply write a letter that outlines:
- the type of modification you are seeking;
- the type of licence the modification applies to? For example, is it a tavern licence located in the metropolitan area that attracts a large Sunday crowd, or is it a club restricted licence based in regional WA that caters for a small membership and is generally staffed by volunteers;
- the trading hours;
- the peak hours, who is on duty during those peak hours, and who is on duty during the non-peak hours;
- the general patron numbers and how many would generally be on the premises during peak trading hours;
- Patron profile;
- the average quantity of liquor sold during peak trading hours;
- Who is currently in charge during any absence of the approved manager; and
- Any other information you think is relevant.
The licensing authority will also take into account the history of the premises and if there have been any issues in the past relating to the management of the patrons.
Applications are determined on a case-by-case basis.
Applications need to be addressed to:
Director of Liquor Licensing
c/o Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor
PO Box 6119
East Perth, WA 6892