VCGLR inspectors will be out and about during footy finals so make sure your venue remains compliant so everyone enjoys the season.
As celebrations for the AFL footy finals get underway, licensees are reminded to remain responsible and trade within their licence conditions throughout the season and the Grand Final long weekend.
VCGLR inspectors will be out visiting venues in collaboration with Victoria Police throughout the AFL footy finals season and the Grand Final long weekend and will be targeting:
Licensees are encouraged to adopt additional measures such as replacing glass with plastic cups, stop serving shots at a certain time, and adopt a one drink per person serving policy to ensure everyone celebrates responsibly.
In 2016, inspectors noticed a spike in footpath trading over the AFL Grand Final long weekend. If you plan to gain the right licence and permits for footpath trading this year, ensure you have procedures in place to manage your patron capacity. Licensees should consider:
To learn more about your obligations and to keep compliant visit the licensee obligations page.
Hosting the finals for your local sporting team? Know your responsibilities so everyone plays the day right