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The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) is the independent statutory authority that regulates Victoria's gambling and liquor industries.

Our vision is that Victorians and visitors enjoy safe and responsible gambling and liquor environments.
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Through the nominee, venue operators are responsible for notifying the VCGLR of certain changes in the licensee’s situation.

Notification of changes in the licensee's situation

Whenever any of the specific changes take place, a written notice must be provided to the VCGLR.

Variations to the licence conditions may be made by following the steps set out in section 3.4.18 of the Act.

Section 3.4.23 of the Act requires venue operators to notify the VCGLR in writing if they change or plan to change their structure in the following ways:

  • an incorporated association decides to amalgamate with another incorporated association, or
  • to convert itself into a company, or
  • an un-incorporated body decides to become incorporated.

Through the nominee or committee member, venue operators are also responsible for notifying the VCGLR of certain changes in the licensee's situation as detailed in the directions made under section 10.4A.4 of the Act.

An email from the nominee to the VCGLR is generally acceptable, provided it is accompanied by supporting documentation, if appropriate. The email can be sent by contacting us.

Approved premises

You may add or remove an 'approved premises' to or from your licence.

Venue operators applying to include or remove approved premises in its licence must complete and submit:

Circumstances that may require a venue operator to apply to remove approved premises from its licence include:

  • the sale of an approved venue to another party
  • a change in the liquor licence status
  • a change in tenure status or the lapse or cessation of an agreement between the owner of an approved premises and the holder of a venue operator's licence to conduct gaming at the venue
  • closing down a gaming venue.

Associated Individual 

You may apply for approval as an Associated Individual of the holder of a Venue Operator's Licence using the Venue Operator Licence - associated individual portal. If applying as part of another application for a new or renewal of a Venue Operators Licence, or as part of an Associated Entity application, please use the associated individual e-form.

 

Notify the VCGLR to remove a premises from a licence

Page last modified 
6 November 2017