Fees are charged when making an application for a liquor licence, and annually thereafter as provided for under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998.
Information and process for issuing temporary limited and major event licences.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) processes and determines temporary limited and major event licences for Melbourne and Victorian events including Good Food and Wine, Good Beer Week, The Royal Melbourne Show and Spring Racing Carnival. Important information on how to apply for a new licence is on this page.
Temporary limited licences are usually sought by persons or organisations holding one-off events, such as a ball or presentation night or a one-off event requiring an extension of trading hours or the size of the licensed premises.
This page provides information on designated dry areas and what they mean for liquor licence applications.
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 Major or temporary event.
There are things you will need to consider, including licence requirements, before applying for a major or temporary event.