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The Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 defines 'sexually explicit entertainment' as live entertainment that may be performed for an audience, by a person performing an act of an explicit sexual nature.
Licensees providing sexually explicit entertainment on the licensed premises must use the Notification for the provision of sexually explicit entertainment on licensed premises (PDF, 312.31 KB) form to notify the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) within 21 days of providing the entertainment. A penalty applies for failing to notify the VCGLR.
Licence fees for these venues will be higher if there are one or more paid infringements or successful prosecutions for responsible service of alcohol offences. The offences that will impact the annual renewal fees:
In calculating the fees, the compliance history over a 12-month period-between 1 October to 30 September will determine the level of fee payable by a sexually explicit entertainment venue.
You can download the Liquor licence fees (PDF, 316.6 KB) fact sheet for the current fee amounts.
See Licence application kits for required forms for a liquor licence and the provision of sexually explicit entertainment.