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Resources and materials providing guidance and practical advice on how to establish, manage and operate forums.
In consultation with other forums, the VCGLR has developed a list of questions to consider when planning meetings. This resource is designed to help chairpersons run better meetings.
Download How to run a successful liquor forum.
A hard copy flyer is available for police/chairpersons to hand out to potential new members.
The flyer promotes the benefits of being a liquor forum member and includes space to record specific details about your forum. Please contact us to request copies to be posted.
Each month, a liquor forum bulletin is distributed to forum chairpersons. The bulletin contains legislative changes, VCGLR updates and other important issues which can be shared at meetings, attached to minutes or emailed to forum members.
For a copy of the current edition or previous editions, visit the Liquor forum bulletin page.
Contact us to be added to the mailing list.
A range of templates have been developed to assist liquor forum members to establish and operate efficient liquor forums:
These free stickers are available for liquor forum members.
They can be displayed in venue windows to let the community know they are members of their local liquor forum. Please email us to request stickers.
One of the challenges faced by liquor forums is keeping the meeting interesting.
Take a look at our list of suggested organisations that you might consider approaching when organising a liquor forum guest speaker. This is not an exhaustive list, but you may find it useful as a starting point.
The following list of frequently asked questions provides information on how liquor forums could develop a joint banning policy.
More FAQs can be found on the forums and accords page.