IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Emergency is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for licensees
Trading hours on Good Friday vary for different liquor or gaming licences.
To see your Good Friday (also known as Easter Friday) trading hours, check the details on your current liquor licence and any special conditions which may restrict your trading hours. Generally:
Licensees should also be aware of current restrictions in place in response to coronavirus, including temporary limited licence limitations for takeaway and delivery of liquor.
For more information, see: Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for licensees
Your current liquor licence should be printed and placed in a visible position inside your venue.
If you’re confused about your trading and liquor licence obligations over the Easter period, or specifically for Good Friday, please contact us.
This information is for existing licence holders and not for people who want to make an application to trade on Good Friday.
No additional requirements apply to a venue operators licence for Good Friday under the Gambling Regulation Act 2003. Gaming venues are required to comply with both their liquor licence and any obligations outlined in their venue operators licence.