Stay up-to-date with the latest news, legislative changes and events from the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation.
The late night liquor licence freeze in Melbourne (including the Docklands), Stonnington, Yarra and Port Phillip municipalities has been extended until 30 June 2019. New decision-making guidelines have also been released.
All gambling and liquor licensing fees and penalties have increased as of 1 July 2015.
Undertaking an approved Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) program is mandatory for licensees and staff selling, offering or serving liquor for general, on-premises, late night and packaged liquor licences.
Applying for a temporary limited liquor licence is now quicker, easier and more convenient than ever, with a new secure and intuitive online form that minimises opportunities for mistakes, speeding up turnaround time.
31 Jul, 2015
From 1 August 2015 all employees working in a gaming machine area must complete Responsible Service of Gaming training within six months of starting work, unless they have no contact or interaction with players.
31 Jul, 2015
New reporting requirements for sports controlling bodies include reporting potential as well as actual breaches of sports controlling bodies’ integrity policies, rules or codes of conduct.