It is an offence for a licensee or permittee to supply liquor to a person in a state of intoxication, or to permit drunken or disorderly persons to be on the licensed premises, or on any authorised premises.
These Intoxication Guidelines are issued pursuant to section 3AB (2) of the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 (the Act) and provide information about how to determine if a person is in a state of intoxication for the purposes of the Act, the Casino Control Act 1991 and the Gambling Regulation Act 2003.
If you have a Restaurant and Café Licence, you have certain obligations to abide by.
The legal drinking age in Victoria is 18 years of age, and it's generally an offence for any person to supply alcohol to a minor. This page contains information on under-18 on licensed premises.
The star rating system provides greater incentives for licensees to comply with Victoria’s liquor licensing laws.
All mandatory liquor signage was updated on 29 June 2018. Please replace your existing posters with those shown below.
Liquor licence fees are a standard business cost for all licensees, and as such all licensees should factor this fee into their business planning.
Liquor licences are due for renewal by 31 December each year irrespective of when the licence is granted. Each licence incurs a separate fee and a number of factors determine how much a licensee is required to pay.
A red-line plan of your licensed premises needs to be submitted as part of the application process for a liquor licence.
If you are a barred person and would like the barring order to be changed or cancelled, you should contact the person who issued the order to request having it changed or cancelled.