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If you have a packaged liquor licence, you have certain obligations to abide by.
Victoria boasts a vibrant hospitality and tourism industry with a culture of appreciating fine food and entertainment. The sale and enjoyment of alcohol is part of this.
Holding a liquor licence is a privilege, not a right, and selling alcohol comes with very real and serious obligations.
For information about your obligations, download:
These brochures are tailored to your specific licence and provide information about the following:
It is important for licensees to read their licence carefully. For a one page overview of what is included on your licence, download Understanding your liquor licence information sheet (PDF, 266.06 KB).
For packaged liquor licensees, it is a condition of your licence that you comply with the Liquor licensing Code of Conduct - Packaged Liquor Licensees. For more information, please visit the Codes of Conduct for packaged liquor licence page.
The Liquor Licensing Codes of Conduct - packaged liquor licensees has a number of requirements, but in particular, it states that you must develop a set of house rules for your packaged liquor business. These house rules need to cover the obligations and responsibilities of your staff in relation to the responsible serving of alcohol.
Please download the sample set of house rules for packaged liquor licences. You may use this sample as a basis for your own document.
For more information on the requirement of house rules please visit the Codes of Conduct for packaged liquor licence page.