Special Facility

General

A special facility licence can only be granted for a premises that can not be covered under another form of licence, and can only be granted for a purpose specifically outlined in regulation 9 of the Liquor Control Regulations.

In total there are 14 different sub-classifications of venues that qualify for special facility consideration. The sale and supply of liquor under a special facility licence must take place within the terms and conditions set out within the licence.

A special facility licence will not be granted if:

  • granting or varying a licence of another class;
  • imposing, varying or cancelling a condition on a licence of another class; or
  • issuing an extended trading permit;

meets the requirements of the applicant.

The 14 different special facility sub-classifications are:

1. Works Canteen

  • At a works canteen, or another specified venue to workers and their guests.

Application Kit

An application kit for a special facility (Works Canteen) licence is available here.

2. Theatre or Cinema

  • At a theatre or cinema to people attending a performance or film at the theatre or cinema.

Application Kit

An application kit for a special facility (Theatre or Cinema) licence is available here.

3. Reception or Function Centre

  • At a reception or function centre to people attending a reception or function at the centre.

Application Kit

An application kit for a special facility (Reception or Function Centre) licence is available here.

4. Transport

  • At an airport, railway station, bus station or seaport, or on an aeroplane, train, bus, ship or vehicle to passengers and their guests.

Application Kit

An application kit for a special facility (Transport) licence is available here

5. Tourism

  • At a tourist attraction, or a place that enhances Western Australia's tourism industry to people that are tourists, or people attracted to, or present at the venue.

Application Kit

An application kit for a special facility (Tourism) licence is available here

6. Vocational Education and Training Institutions

  • At a post-secondary educational institution to staff, students and their guests.

Application Kit

An application kit for a special facility (Vocational Education and Training Institutions) licence is available here

7. Sports Arena

  • At a venue used primarily for playing or viewing sport to people playing or viewing sports, or attending any other event at the venue.

Application Kit

An application kit for a special facility (Sports Arena) licence is available here

8. Foodhall

  • To customers of a foodhall to be consumed ancillary to their meal.

Application Kit

An application kit for a special facility (Foodhall) licence is available here

9. Catering

  • A caterer can serve liquor at a venue where they have agreed to provide the catering to people in attendance. The liquor can be served with, or without food.

Application Kit

An application kit for a special facility (Catering) licence is available here

10. Bed and Breakfast Facility

  • To a guest staying at the Bed and Breakfast facility.

Application Kit

An application kit for a special facility (Bed and Breakfast) licence is available here

11. Room Service Restaurant

  • A special facility licence can be granted to a restaurant that provides room service facilities that allows:
    • Liquor to be sold to customers in the restaurant with or without a meal; and,
    • Packaged liquor to be supplied from the restaurant as room service to guests of the accommodation service provided. The packaged liquor can be supplied with or without a meal.

Application Kit

An application kit for a special facility (Room Service Restaurant) licence is available here

12. Amusement Venue

  • An amusement venue is defined as a premises which is primarily being used for the playing and viewing of snooker, bowling, electronic games or any similar type of amusement. The sale of liquor is permitted to patrons of the venue.

Application Kit

An application kit for a special facility (Amusement Venue) licence is available here

13. Auction

  • Packaged liquor can be sold by auction at a specified venue.

Application Kit

An application kit for a special facility (Auction) licence is available here

14. Vocational and Education Training Course

  • Liquor can be supplied to students as part of a recognised training or education course, i.e, viticulture.

Application Kit

An application kit for a special facility (Vocational and Education Training Course) licence is available here

Day When
Open Close
The trading hours for each special facility licence are determined individually by the Director of Liquor Licensing.

 

Last updated: 04/06/2015 11:06:15 AM

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