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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 2023.
During this time, applications for licences to trade past 1am in these areas will be assessed against the decision making guidelines. (PDF, 384.91 KB)
Applications in the local government areas of:
Applications for local government areas other than those listed.
Applications for the grant, relocation and variation of the following licence types:
Applications for the grant, relocation or variation of the following licence types:
Applications for the grant, relocation or variation of permanent liquor licences should satisfy the VCGLR that the premises:
For venues that provide live music, applications should satisfy the VCGLR that:
Applicants for limited licences (including renewable) must satisfy the VCGLR that the application is for: