Some Victorian liquor licensees must collect and report information about their annual wholesale transactions to other Victorian licensees. Read more to find out how and when to report.
A wholesale transaction is one that involves the sale of liquor to another licensee. If you do not undertake wholesale transactions, these reporting requirements do not apply to you.
If you hold any of the following licences, you must report wholesale transactions. Licences include:
Licensees are required to report the following*:
* Requirements may alter each financial year
** The Liquor Control Reform (Wholesale Liquor Supply Information) Regulations 2015 (PDF, 105KB) provides definitions of types of liquor as well as definitions of small, large or bulk containers.
Wholesale sales data must be reported in a form approved by the VCGLR.
We are currently working on an updated portal to allow licensees to report this data. More information will be provided once finalised.
Full details on the information to be reported is available under 'Record keeping requirements' and the Regulations (PDF, 72KB).
Reporting must be done via the online portal.
The VCGLR is currently updating the portal to incorporate feedback from last year's reporting process.
This is currently being finalised and will be published once completed.
The reporting period runs from 1 July through to 15 August.
Some small businesses are exempt from the requirement to report. Exemptions apply to independent producers that produce less than:
If you exceed the limit in one liquor category, you must collect and report information about all of your wholesale liquor transactions. Exemptions do not apply to importers.