Information and process for issuing temporary limited and major event licences.
The Victorian Government has extended the freeze on granting new liquor licence applications to trade after 1am in local governments areas of Melbourne (including Docklands), Stonnington, Yarra and Port Phillip, until 30 June 2019.
This application kit contains all the information and forms you need to complete and submit your application for a restaurant and cafe licence.
There are things you will need to consider, including licence requirements, before applying for a restaurant and cafe liquor licence.
It's a condition of every licence (excluding pre-retail, BYO, limited and major event licences) that the use of the licensed premises does not breach the planning scheme under the Planning and Environment Act 1987.
A renewable limited licence authorises the supply of liquor where the scale and scope of the supply is substantially restricted or limited.
Licensees need to be aware of their responsibilities not to allow drunk, violent or quarrelsome persons to enter or remain on their licensed premises. This page provides information on banning or barring patrons.
Liquor fees are charged for licence applications, and a range of other activities relating to the licensing system.
Victoria Police and VCGLR's Compliance Division are working together in order to schedule planned inspections of licensed premises. However, each agency operates independently so while information will be shared, both agencies may decide to visit a licensed premises for different reasons.
The aim of the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) enforcement regime is to encourage individuals and businesses regulated by us to choose to comply with their obligations.