Australia Day is just around the corner so make sure your venue is ready for one of the busiest days of the year.
This year Australia Day falls on a Saturday, meaning some Victorians will spend the public holiday on Monday at venues across the state.
With larger than normal crowds comes an increased risk of alcohol related incidents so ensure you and your staff:
You can also take the following proactive measures to ensure you keep patrons, staff and the community safe this Australia Day:
VCGLR inspectors will be out in numbers visiting numerous venues across inner Melbourne suburbs as well as regional locations, with a strong focus on minors on premises, intoxicated patrons, RSA, patron capacity and adherence to licence conditions.
Any licensee found to be in breach of liquor laws or the conditions of their licence can face a range of penalties, including being issued with a fine and having their licence either suspended or cancelled.