Some Victorian liquor licensees must collect and report information about their annual wholesale transactions to other Victorian licensees. Read more to find out how and when to report.
The Liquor Control Reform Act (1998) requires that some Victorian liquor licensees must collect and report information about their annual wholesale liquor transactions to other Victorian licensees.
The reporting period for 2018-19 opened on 1 July 2019 and closes midnight 15 August 2019.
A wholesale transaction is one that involves the sale of liquor to another licensee. If you do not undertake wholesale transactions, these reporting requirements do not apply to you.
If you hold any of the following licences, you must report wholesale transactions. Licences include:
Licensees are required to report the following*:
* Requirements may alter each financial year
** The Liquor Control Reform (Wholesale Liquor Supply Information) Regulations 2015 (PDF, 72KB) provides definitions of types of liquor as well as definitions of bottle, cask and bulk containers.
The VCGLR has designed a template to collect wholesale transactions made in the 2018– 19 financial year. It is available on our website here through the wholesale data portal, and is the same as the 2017-18 template.
Please visit our wholesale data portal to report your data.
Full details on the information to be reported is available under 'Record keeping requirements' and the Regulations (PDF, 105.25 KB) (PDF, 105.25 KB).
Reporting must be done via the online portal.
Download the FAQs (PDF, 502.95 KB) (PDF, 502.95 KB) for more information on the reporting process.
Licensees must submit their data or exemption by midnight on 15 August 2019.
The portal will open for submissions on 1 July 2019 and close at midnight on 15 August 2019.
There are some licensees that may be exempt from this reporting requirement. To find out if you are exempt or to register as exempt, please visit the wholesale data portal.
Exemptions do not apply to importers.
Please note: registering your exemption will ensure that we know not to contact you again regarding the 2018-2019 reporting period.