IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Disaster is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for licensees
This statement sets out the enforcement approach that we will take to compliance with certain specified requirements as set out under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998, Gambling Regulation Act 2003 and the Casino Control Act 1991 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last month, our Education team joined Victoria Police to visit liquor licensed premises in Sunbury.
Venue operators who wish to turn off their electronic gaming machines (EGMs) to save power during this period of closure should consider seeking advice from service providers or EGM manufacturers directly on the most appropriate process to follow.
It’s important to let us know if your email, postal address or telephone number changes to ensure you receive the necessary industry updates and regulatory information from us.
Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) training can now be delivered by approved Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) via interactive video chat or virtual classroom technology for the duration of the Victorian Declared State of Emergency (COVID-19).
Social media promotions encouraging the irresponsible consumption of liquor has resulted in regulatory action against a regional licensed venue.
Under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 (the Act), an Australian Drivers Licence is an acceptable form of identification
Venue operators are no longer required to record and reconcile hard meter readings for electronic gaming machines.
Venue operators have six months to amend their Responsible Gambling Codes of Conduct to comply with a new Ministerial Direction
Certain licence holders in the gambling industry are required to implement a Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct (Code of Conduct). This is requirement of their licence.