IMPORTANT NOTICE: Stage 2 and 3 restrictions are currently still in place. For more information, see:COVID-19 information for licensees
This application kit contains all the information and forms you need to complete and submit your application for a general licence.
Licensees need to be aware of their responsibilities not to allow drunk, violent or quarrelsome persons to enter or remain on their licensed premises. This page provides information on banning or barring patrons.
Liquor fees are charged for licence applications, and a range of other activities relating to the licensing system.
There are clear standards and guidelines for licensees to follow when advertising or promoting liquor sale or events.
The Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 (the Act) regulates the supply and consumption of liquor in Victoria.
Clubs may apply for approval to allow unaccompanied underage persons on their licensed premises for sporting and ancillary activities
Licensees have clear obligations under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 to serve alcohol responsibly. This page outlines guides and prinicipals in relation to responsible alcohol advertising and promotions.
Licensed venues that supply alcohol for consumption on-site are required to provide free drinking water to their patrons.
The Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 defines 'sexually explicit entertainment' as live entertainment that may be performed for an audience, by a person performing an act of an explicit sexual nature.