IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Disaster is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for licensees
A residents’ register must be kept on licensed premises where accommodation is provided by holders of a general licence, a late night (general) licence, an on-premises licence, or a late night (on-premises) licence.
To help support new entrants to the industry, the VCGLR has the following key information and guidelines for new licensees.
On this page you will find links to information about your obligations relating to general licences.
The following pages provide compliance and enforcement information related to general liquor licences.
Schoolies season is about to kick-off in Victoria. The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation reminds both licensees and school leavers to know their responsibilities so everyone can enjoy schoolies safely.
Clubs may apply for approval to allow unaccompanied underage persons on their licensed premises for sporting and ancillary activities.
Fees are charged when making an application for a liquor licence, and annually thereafter as provided for under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998. This page covers the fees.
Temporary limited licences are usually sought by persons or organisations holding one-off events, such as a ball or presentation night or a one-off event requiring an extension of trading hours or the size of the licensed premises.
This page provides information on designated dry areas and what they mean for liquor licence applications.