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Liquor decisions 2017

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The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) prepares and publishes decisions and reasons for decisions in relation to certain liquor applications and disciplinary action proceedings.

If you would like a copy of any of the below decisions in a more accessible format, please submit an enquiry using the contact us form.

Liquor decision - internal review - The Local Brew House

On 24 October 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application for internal review of a decision to refuse an application to vary the trading hours of a renewable limited licence in respect of the premises known as The Local Brew House located at Unit 24, 17-23 Keppel Drive Hallam.

The Commission determined to set aside the reviewable decision of the delegate and, in substitution, grant the application to vary the trading hours for the renewable limited licence subject to the conditions set out in Appendix 1 of the Decision and Reasons.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - The Local Brew House (PDF, 133.7 KB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Gold Moon Gourmet Food Pty Ltd

On 17 October 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application for internal review of a decision to grant a restaurant and cafe licence in respect of the premises known as Gold Moon Gourmet Food grant, located at Shop 27, 26 Church Street, Brighton. 

The Commission has determined to vary the decision of the delegate and grant the application subject to the conditions set out at Appendix A of the decision and reasons for decision.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - Gold Moon Gourmet Food Pty Ltd (PDF, 8.59 MB).

Liquor decision - internal Review - Lager Sisters Pty Ltd

On 13 October 2017, the Commission handed down its Decision in relation to an application by Lager Sisters Pty Ltd for an internal review of a decision to refuse to grant a major event licence in respect of the event known as Oktoberfest in the Gardens Melbourne 2017 at the premises known as Melbourne Show Grounds, Epsom Road, Ascot Vale, 3032.

The Commission has determined to set aside the decision of the delegate and grant the major event licence subject to the conditions set out in Appendix One of the Decision (PDF, 74.34 KB).

The Reasons for Decision were released on 18 January 2018. For a full copy download, Liquor decision - internal review - Lager Sisters Pty Ltd (PDF, 553.58 KB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Richard Kruk

On 4 October 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application by Richard Kruk for internal review of a decision to vary a late night (general) licence for premises known as the Brunswick Hotel, located at 140 Sydney Road, Brunswick.

The Commission has determined to vary the decision of the Delegate subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 49 and Appendix One.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - Brunswick Hotel (PDF, 2.72 MB).

Liquor decision - internal review - SHRI RHC Pty Ltd

On 28 September 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application by SHRI RHC Pty Ltd for internal review of a decision to refuse to transfer a restaurant and cafe licence for premises known as Hot Gossip Restaurant, located at 143 Boronia Road, Boronia

The Commission has determined to affirm the decision of the Delegate to refuse to transfer the licence (although on different grounds). 

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - SHRI RHC Pty Ltd (PDF, 1.98 MB).

Liquor decision - Internal review - Breztilla Pty Ltd

On 8 September 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application by Breztilla Pty Ltd for internal review of a decision to refuse to grant an application for a packaged liquor licence for premises known as The Kiewa General Store, located at 31 Kiewa East Road, Kiewa.

The Commission has determined to set aside the decision of the Delegate and, in substitution, grant the packaged liquor licence subject to the conditions set out in Appendix A.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - Breztilla Pty Ltd (PDF, 485.88 KB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Ballarat Regional Trades and Labour Council Incorporated

On 30 August 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application by Ballarat Regional Trades and Labour Council Incorporated for internal review of a decision to refuse to grant a renewable limited licence for the premises located at 24 Camp Street, Ballarat.

The Commission has determined to set aside the decision of the Delegate and, in substitution, grant a renewable limited licence subject to the conditions outlined at Appendix A of the reasons for decision.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - Ballarat Regional Trades and Labour Council Incorporated (PDF, 3.03 MB).

Liquor decision - liquor disciplinary action inquiry - V&G Culture Pty Ltd

On 30 August 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an inquiry into whether there are grounds to take disciplinary action against V&G Culture Pty Ltd for the licensee of the premises trading as FM Karaoke Bar (licence no. 32277815) and, if those grounds exist, determine whether to take disciplinary action under Part 6 of the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 (the Act). The Licensee's premises are located at 146-150 Bourke Street, Melbourne.

The Commission determined that there were grounds for disciplinary action against the Licensee in accordance with section 93(1) of the Act and, under sections 93(1) and 93D of the Act, has determined to:

  • impose a fine of $5,000.00 against the Licensee (V&G Culture Pty Ltd) to be paid by three (3) months of the date of this decision;  
  • issue a letter of censure to the Licensee; and
  • disqualify Mr Seung Jun Baek until 30 August 2018 from:
    • holding a licence or BYO Permit;
    • being a director in any body corporate that holds a licence or BYO permit;
    • being a partner in any partnership that holds a licence or BYO permit;
    • having a beneficial interest (whether directly or indirectly) in the shares of any body corporate that holds a licence or BYO permit; and
    • in any way (whether directly or indirectly) taking part in, or being concerned in, the management of any licensed premises or any body corporate that holds a licence or BYO permit or any licensed club.

The Commission also accepted an enforceable undertaking under s133F of the Act requiring the Licensee to ensure that an independent audit of its service of alcohol and compliance with liquor regulation practices at the Premises by 31 December 2017 and thereafter at six-monthly intervals for a further two years.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - liquor disciplinary action inquiry - V&G Culture Pty Ltd (PDF, 5.14 MB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Straway Pty Ltd

On 30 August 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application by Straway Pty Ltd for internal review of a decision to refuse to grant a renewable limited licence for premises known as Sorrento Beach House, 148 Ocean Beach Road, Sorrento. 

The Commission has determined to set aside the decision of the Delegate and, in substitution, grant the renewable limited licence subject to the conditions set out in Appendix A. 

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - Straway Pty Ltd (PDF, 3.02 MB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Morraine Nominees Pty Ltd

On 29 August 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application for internal review by Morraine Nominees Pty Ltd of a delegate's decision to refuse to grant a packaged liquor licence in respect of the premises known as Tru Value Cellars, located at Shop 1, 63-73 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda.

The Commission has determined to set aside the decision of the delegate and in substitution grant a packaged liquor licence subject to the conditions set out in Appendix 1 of the attached reasons for decision.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - Morraine Nominees Pty Ltd (PDF, 7.38 MB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Showtime Event Centre Pty Ltd

On 15 August 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application for internal review by Showtime Event Centre Pty Ltd of a delegate's decision to refuse to grant a renewable limited licence in respect of the premises  located in the vicinity of 61 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf.

The Commission has determined to set aside the decision of the delegate and in substitution grant: 

  • a renewable limited licence subject to the conditions set out in Appendix A of the attached reasons for decision, and
  • the consents for Showtime Event Centre Pty Ltd to supply liquor from other licensed premises as set out in Appendix B of the attached reasons for decision.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - Internal review - Showtime Event Centre Pty Ltd (PDF, 2.27 MB).

Liquor decision - Internal review - These Are The Projects We Do Together Pty Ltd

On 15 June 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application for internal review by These Are The Projects We Do Together Pty Ltd of a delegate’s decision to refuse to grant a renewable limited licence in respect of the premises trading as Testing Grounds, located at 1-23 City Road, Southbank.

The Commission has determined to set aside the decision of the delegate and in substitution grant a renewable limited licence subject to the conditions set out in Appendix 1 of the attached reasons for decision.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor (PDF, 1.87 MB) decision - Internal review - These Are The Projects We Do Together Pty Ltd (PDF, 1.87 MB).

Liquor decision - Internal review - Bushy Park Cafe

On 1 June 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application by Mr Brian Jenkins, the Objector, for internal review of a decision to  grant a restaurant and cafe licence, for premises known as the Bushy Park Cafe, located at 1611 High Street Road, Wantirna South, 3152.

The Commission has determined to affirm the decision of the delegate.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - Internal review - Bushy Park Cafe (PDF, 2.72 MB).

Liquor decision - Internal review - Friends of Company Pty Ltd

On 18 May 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application by Victoria Police for internal review of a decision to transfer an existing renewable limited licence regarding premises trading as Wood Oven Pizza situated at 56 Mercer Street, Geelong.

The Commission has determined to vary the decision of the Delegate to impose the conditions as set out at paragraph 37 of the reasons for decision.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - Friends of Company Pty Ltd (PDF, 195.26 KB).

Liquor decision - internal review - One Door Down Pty Ltd

On 18 May 2017 the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application by One Door Down Pty Ltd for internal review of a decision to refuse to vary the category of licence from an on-premises licence to a late night (on premises) licence in respect to the premises trading as the Ugly Duckling Wine Bar situated at 238 Swan Street, Cremorne, 3121. 

The Commission has determined to set aside the decision of the delegate and, in substitution, the application to vary the category of licence subject to the condition set out in paragraph 60 of the reasons for decision.

For a copy of the Decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - One Door Down Pty Ltd (PDF, 127.38 KB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Black Stump Bistro Pty Ltd

On 3 May 2017 the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application by Black Stump Bistro Pty Ltd for an internal review of a decision to refuse to grant a temporary limited licence in respect of the premises known as the Black Stump Bistro, 110-114 Eighth Street, Mildura, 3500.

The Commission has determined to set aside the decision of the delegate and, in substitution, grant the temporary limited licence subject to the conditions outlined at Appendix One.

For a copy of the Decision, download Liquor decision - Internal Review - Black Stump Bistro (PDF, 293.79 KB)

The Reasons for Decision were released on 15 August 2017. For a full copy download, Reasons for decision - Black Stump Bistro Pty Ltd (PDF, 3.76 MB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Punch Lane

On 2 May 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application by nine objectors residing in Punch Lane, Melbourne for internal review of a decision to grant an application for a restaurant and cafe licence for the premises proposed to be trading as Honcho Melbourne, located at 18 Punch Lane, Melbourne.

The Commission has determined to affirm the decision of the Delegate, subject to the conditions set out at Appendix A.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision – Internal Review – Punch Lane  (PDF, 1.64 MB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Preet Brothers Pty Ltd

On 27 April 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application for internal review of a decision to refuse an application to transfer an existing restaurant and cafe licence for the premises known as Moza Junction, located at 323A Clayton Road, Clayton.

The Commission has determined to set aside the reviewable decision and, in substitution, grant the application to transfer the existing licence to the Applicant, subject to the conditions set out at paragraph 66 of the attached reasons for decision.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - Preet Brothers Pty Ltd (PDF, 1.63 MB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Private Dining Room

On 20 April 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application for internal review of a decision to vary the renewable limited licence in respect of the business trading as Private Dining Room.

The Commission has determined to vary the decision of the delegate by imposing the conditions set out in Appendix A of the attached reasons for decision.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - Private Dining Room (PDF, 918.24 KB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Sale E Pepe

On 18 April 2017 the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an internal review application by Katra Pty Ltd for the premises trading as Sale E Pepe, located at 232 Lygon Street, Carlton.

The Commission has determined to set aside the decision as set out in paragraph 36 of the reasons for decision.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review – Katra Pty Ltd (PDF, 837.29 KB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Siviks Pty Ltd

On 10 April 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an internal review application by Siviks Pty Ltd for a renewable limited licence to sell liquor from various websites. 

The Commission has determined to set aside the reviewable decision of the Delegate and, in substitution, refuse to grant the application for a renewable limited licence.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - Siviks Pty Ltd (PDF, 1.95 MB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Bao Bao Bang Pty Ltd

On 21 March 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an internal review application by Bao Bao Bang Pty Ltd  for the premises trading as Cellarbrations, Flinders Street, located at 573 Flinders Street, Melbourne.

The Commission has determined to affirm the decision of the delegate in refusing to grant an application to increase the trading hours at the premises.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - Bao Bao Bang Pty Ltd (PDF, 1.94 MB).

Liquor decision - internal review - OPEM Retail Pty Ltd

On 20 March 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an internal review application by OPEM Retail Pty Ltd for the premises trading as Mackie Road Supermarket, located at 75 Mackie Road, Bentleigh East.

The Commission has determined to set aside the reviewable decision and in substitution, grant a packaged liquor licence subject to the conditions set out in Appendix A of the attached reasons for decision.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review – OPEM Retail Pty Ltd. (PDF, 1.42 MB)

Liquor decision - contested application - Pizza Box 66 Pty Ltd

On 15 March 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an contested liquor application by Pizza Box 66 Pty Ltd for the premises trading as Pizza 66, located at 66 Commercial Road, Prahran.

The Commission has determined to grant the contested application for a renewable limited licence subject to the conditions set out in Appendix A.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - contested application - Pizza Box 66 Pty Ltd (PDF, 1.24 MB).

Liquor decision – internal review - Essendon-Maribyrnong Park Ladies Cricket Club

On 8 March 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an internal review application by an objector Mr Peter Davey from a decision to grant the renewable limited licence, for the premises known as Essendon-Maribyrnong Park Ladies Cricket Club, located at Aberfeldie Park Pavilion, 1A Tilba Street, Aberfeldie.

The Commission has determined to affirm the decision of the delegate.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision – internal review - Essendon-Maribyrnong Park Ladies Cricket Club (PDF, 2.54 MB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Old Dog Bar Group Pty Ltd

On 22 February 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an internal review application by Old Dog Bar Group Pty Ltd for the premises known as Buck Mulligans, located at 217 High Street, Northcote.

The Commission has determined to vary the decision of the delegate by imposing conditions on the licence as detailed in paragraph 44 of the attached Reasons for Decision.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision – internal review – Old Dog Bar Group (PDF, 1.28 MB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Christos Stamelos Funeral Services Pty Ltd

On 15 February 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an internal review application by Christos Stamelos Funeral Services Pty Ltd for the premises trading as Cafe Henkel and Victoria Functions, located at 1/102 Henkel Street, Brunswick.

The Commission has determined to vary the decision of the delegate by varying the conditions of the on-premises licence as set out in paragraph 75 of the attached reasons for decision.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - Christos Stamelos Funeral Services Pty Ltd (PDF, 2.14 MB).

Liquor decision - internal review - The Store Deans Marsh

On 9 February 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an internal review application by Robert Dale Allendar of a decision to refuse to grant a packaged liquor licence regarding the premises trading as The Store Deans Marsh at 1419 Birregurra-Deans Marsh Road, Deans Marsh.

The Commission has determined to set aside the reviewable decision and in substitution, grant a renewable limited licence subject to the conditions set out in Appendix 1 of the attached Reasons for Decision.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - The Store Deans Marsh (PDF, 3.75 MB).

Liquor decision - internal review - Mallee Meats & More Pty Ltd

On 19 January 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application by Mallee Meats & More Pty Ltd for an internal review of a decision to refuse to grant an application for a packaged liquor licence for the premises known as Mallee Meats and More located at 253-255 Benetook Avenue, Mildura.

The Commission has determined to set aside the reviewable decision and in substitution, grant a packaged liquor licence subject to the conditions set out in Appendix A of the attached Reasons.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, downloadLiquor (PDF, 997.46 KB) decision - internal review - Mallee Meats & More Pty Ltd (PDF, 997.46 KB).

Liquor decision - internal review - New Technology and Services Pty Ltd

On 11 January 2017, the Commission handed down its decision in relation to an application by New Technology and Services Pty Ltd for an internal review of a delegate's decision to refuse to grant an application for a renewable limited licence.

The Commission has determined to set aside the decision of the delegate and in substitution, grant a renewable limited licence subject to the conditions set out in Appendix B of the attached reasons for decision.

For a full copy of the decision and reasons for decision, download Liquor decision - internal review - New Technology and Services Pty Ltd (PDF, 2.02 MB).

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