Changes to NT liquor laws

On 1 October 2019, liquor laws changed in the Northern Territory (NT).

All liquor licence holders must follow the new rules of the NT Liquor Act 2019.

Changes to the Act include:

  • new conditions and authorities attached to all liquor licences
  • converting current licences to new licences
  • applying a new risk-based annual fee to all licences.

What you need to do

Find out what you need to do if you already have a liquor licence or want to apply for one:

If you have questions about your licence, contact Liquor Licensing NT by calling 08 8999 1800 or emailing

Last updated: 01 October 2019

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