Food Business Registration, Outdoor Dining and Liquor Licencing Fees – ACT

12-month waiver on food business registration

Licenced venues will receive a 12-month waiver of their food business registration and on-licence liquor Licencing fees from 1 April 2020 and outdoor dining fees for 2020-2021 will be waived.

In cases where food business registration has been prepaid for more than one year in advance, an additional 12 months will be added to the license.

Businesses do not need to contact Access Canberra or the Health Protection Service for this waiver to occur. This support will be applied automatically as part of the normal annual fee licencing process.

This waiver does not apply to off-licence venues.

Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

Eligibility:

Licenced venues.

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FAQs

Businesses do not need to contact Access Canberra or the Health Protection Service for this waiver to occur. This support will be applied automatically as part of the normal annual fee licencing process.

Licencing fees will be waived from 1 April 2020 and outdoor dining fees for 2020-2021 will be waived.

Yes. In cases where food business registration has been prepaid for more than one year in advance, an additional 12 months will be added to the licence.

No. This waiver does not apply to off-licence venues.

Food Business Registration, Outdoor Dining and Liquor Licencing Fees - ACT - Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

How do I apply?

Businesses do not need to contact Access Canberra or the Health Protection Service for this waiver to occur. This support will be applied automatically as part of the normal annual fee licencing process.

When will the fees be waived?

Licencing fees will be waived from 1 April 2020 and outdoor dining fees for 2020-2021 will be waived.

Do I still get help if I have prepaid my fees?

Yes. In cases where food business registration has been prepaid for more than one year in advance, an additional 12 months will be added to the licence.

Does this apply to licensing venues?

No. This waiver does not apply to off-licence venues.

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