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 small temporary events.
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.
Information to vary your existing liquor licence or permit.
This page outlines the functions of compliance.
There are clear standards and guidelines for licensees to follow when advertising or promoting liquor sale or events.
The Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 (the Act) regulates the supply and consumption of liquor in Victoria.
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.
To hold events that are open to minors in licensed premises liquor licensees or permittees must submit either a notification or an application form to the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR).
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.