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The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) is the independent statutory authority that regulates Victoria's gambling and liquor industries.

Our vision is that Victorians and visitors enjoy safe and responsible gambling and liquor environments.
Gambling
Gambling
The VCGLR regulates businesses focusing on the people, premises, products and promotions involved in supplying gambling to ensure the integrity of Victoria's gambling industries and to minimise harm.
Every situation is unique.
What best describes your situation in the Victorian gambling industry?
  • Gaming venue operator
  • Gaming industry employee
  • Wagering and sports betting
  • Bookmaker (and employee)
  • Lotteries
  • Bingo
  • Keno
  • Raffle
  • Casino
  • Community and charitable gaming
  • Manufacturer, supplier or tester
  • Monitoring service
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  • Public holiday trading
  • Licensee resources
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  • Education and training
  • Licensee resources
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  • Bookmaker employee application
  • Licensee resources
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  • Trade promotion lotteries
  • Public lotteries
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  • Apply for a new licence
  • Understand your permit
  • Manage my licence
  • Licensee resources
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  • About Keno
  • Understand your permit
  • Licensee resources
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Liquor
Liquor
The VCGLR regulates businesses focusing on the people, premises, products and promotions involved in supplying liquor to ensure the integrity of Victoria's liquor industries and to minimise harm.
Every situation is unique.
What best describes your situation in the Victorian liquor industry?
  • Restaurant / Cafe
  • Bar / Night club
  • Live music venue
  • Temporary or major event
  • Bottleshop
  • Sexually explicit entertainment venue
  • Liquor Accord Member
  • Liquor Wholesaler
  • Sporting and community club
  • Pub
  • BYO
  • Winery, Brewery or Distillery
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  • Apply for a new licence
  • Understand your liquor licence
  • Manage my licence
  • Education and training
  • Public holiday trading
  • Licensee resources
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  • Understand your liquor licence
  • Manage my licence
  • Education and training
  • Public holiday trading
  • Licensee resources
  • Forums and accords
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  • Understand your liquor licence
  • Manage my licence
  • Education and training
  • Public holiday trading
  • Licensee resources
  • Forums and accords
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  • Apply for a new licence
  • Understand your liquor licence
  • Manage my licence
  • Education and training
  • Public holiday trading
  • Licensee resources
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  • Apply for a new licence
  • Understand your liquor licence
  • Manage my licence
  • Education and training
  • Public holiday trading
  • Licensee resources
  • Forums and accords
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  • Apply for a new licence
  • Understand your liquor licence
  • Manage my licence
  • Education and training
  • Public holiday trading
  • Licensee resources
  • Forums and accords
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  • Understand your liquor licence
  • Manage my licence
  • Forums and accords
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  • Apply for a new licence
  • Understand your liquor licence
  • Manage my licence
  • Licensee resources
  • Forums and accords
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  • Apply for a new licence
  • Understand your liquor licence
  • Manage my licence
  • Education and training
  • Public holiday trading
  • Licensee resources
  • Forums and accords
  • Back
  • Apply for a new licence
  • Understand your liquor licence
  • Manage my licence
  • Education and training
  • Public holiday trading
  • Licensee resources
  • Forums and accords
  • Back
  • Apply for a new licence
  • Understand your liquor licence
  • Manage my licence
  • Public holiday trading
  • Forums and accords
  • Back
  • Apply for a new licence
  • Understand your liquor licence
  • Manage my licence
  • Education and training
  • Public holiday trading
  • Licensee resources
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Sporting club resources

To help support clubs comply with legislation, we have a range of information and resources for committee members.

Start of season

Signage/ Posters

Liquor licensees are required to display certain signage (also referred to as posters or notices) around their licensed premises. We also have optional signage for licensees to display on their licensed premises that can assist explaining liquor laws to patrons.

Optional signage/ posters

Audit checklists

Audit checklists are a great way to ensure your club is complying with your liquor licence conditions and obligations. For more information check the Club Seminar Workbook, designed to assist committee members understand their obligations. Relevant pages are included in the Action section of the checklists below.

Useful resources
  • Club Seminar Workbook – steps through relevant information you need to know about your liquor licence.  
  • Our Club Folder - includes important resources for your club including sign in templates, signage, checklists and forms to assist with understanding your licence conditions. This resource also hosts information regarding the conduct of fundraising activities, such as a raffle, bingo or lucky envelopes.
  • Guide to planning a fundraiser and Fundraising involving minor gaming – these information sheets are designed to help you understand your responsibilities when planning and running fundraising activities at your sporting club.
  • Booths or Point of sale for clubs -  an information sheet to help you navigate the laws for temporary booths at sporting matches. 
  • Sharing clubs facilities - information about amalgamated community clubs options. 
  • Responsible advertising and promotion guidelines - this page outlines guidelines and principles in relation to responsible alcohol advertising and promotions.
Videos

Developed in partnership with Good Sports and Community Clubs Victoria, the following videos focus on harm minimisation, best practice, and how to avoid potential breaches for your sporting club. The videos make it easy for clubs quickly understand their licence obligations. 

Your licence and signage

Red line plan and booths

Minors and Sign in registers

Minor gaming and fundraising

Becoming a declared organisation, raffles and bingo

Keep up to date
Good Sports

Good Sports works together with local sporting clubs to build a healthier sporting environment.

They provide a range of courses and resources to assist you to manage the responsible service of alcohol, nutrition and mental health and it is free. 

We encourage you to find out more by visiting the Good Sports webpage and consider becoming a member.

Page last modified 
3 February 2020