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The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has an increased focus on ‘illicit alcohol’. This is the term used to describe when businesses that make, store, import or distribute alcohol don’t pay the correct excise or customs duty when they’re required to. This includes spirits and beer, but not wine. It’s illegal and can put your business at risk.
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 packaged liquor licences.
The following pages provide compliance and enforcement information related to bottleshop licences.
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.
The packaged liquor licence required depends on the hours you wish to trade.
Temporary limited licences are usually sought by persons or organisations holding:
This page provides information on designated dry areas and what they mean for liquor licence applications.
This application kit contains all the information and forms you need to complete and submit your application.