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This page outlines the functions of compliance.
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.
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.
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.
The Liquor Control Reform Regulations 2009 impose minimum standards for the frame rate and quality of stored images for security cameras and video recorders.
It is an offence for a licensee or permittee to supply liquor to a person in a state of intoxication, or to permit drunken or disorderly persons to be on the licensed premises, or on any authorised premises.
If you run have a live music venue, you have certain obligations to abide by.
The legal drinking age in Victoria is 18 years of age, and it's generally an offence for any person to supply alcohol to a minor. This page contains information on under-18 on licensed premises.
The star rating system provides greater incentives for licensees to comply with Victoria’s liquor licensing laws.