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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 guidelines and principles 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 hold events that are open to minors in licensed premises liquor licensees or permittees must submit either a notification or an application form to the VCGLR.
The Liquor Control Reform Regulations 2009 impose minimum standards for the frame rate and quality of stored images for security cameras and video recorders.
If you have a on-premises or late night on-premises licence, you have certain obligations to abide by.
The legal drinking age in Victoria is 18 years, and it's generally an offence for any person to supply alcohol to a minor. This page contains information on under-18s (minors) on licensed premises.
The star rating system provides greater incentives for licensees to comply with Victoria’s liquor licensing laws.
All mandatory liquor signage was updated on 29 June 2018. Please replace your existing posters with those shown below.
Liquor licence fees are a standard business cost for all licensees, and as such all licensees should factor this fee into their business planning.