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Standard licensee obligations
All licences granted in Victoria have a set of standard obligations that a licence holder must meet in order to comply with the requirements of the licence. This page summarises the standard obligations.
Licensees need to be aware of their obligations in relation to serving intoxicated patrons.
Licensees have an obligation to keep certain records on the premises at all times and/or display certain records or posters on the premises.
There is a mandatory requirement for certain licences to have staff trained in the Responsible Service of Alcohol program.
There are strict rules around allowing underage patrons on licensed premises.
Principles that licensees need to follow when promoting alcohol.
There are notices that must be displayed in a licensed premises.
Free drinking water needs to be made available to patrons in licensed premises where the alcohol is consumed onsite.
See the restrictions on trading on ANZAC Day.
Learn about the various ways in which licensees can bar problem customers from their premises.