To help support new entrants to the industry, the VCGLR has the following key information and guidelines for new licensees.
On this page you will find links to information about you obligations relating to live music venues.
The following pages provide compliance and enforcement information related to liquor licences.
There are things you will need to consider, including licence requirements, before applying for a licence to run a live music venue.
The star rating system provides greater incentives for licensees to comply with Victoria’s liquor licensing laws.
Here you will find forms relating to a live music venue.
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.
Under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 (the Act), licensees are required to display certain signage (also referred to as posters or notices) around their licensed premises.
The VCGLR publishes a range of data and information on this website on a regular basis. On this page you can find information on other licensees in your area.
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.