IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Emergency is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for licensees
Supplementary information and resources for licensees that wish to apply for a licence to serve liquor post 1am in the local government areas of Melbourne (including Docklands), Stonnington, Yarra and Port Phillip are now available.
Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) inspectors visited many of Ballarat’s popular licensed venues this New Year’s Eve and found liquor licensees were compliant with their licence conditions.
Several bottle shops in the City of Greater Geelong have signed a new liquor accord to reduce antisocial behaviour and theft in the local area.
Daylight saving ends at 3am this Sunday (3 April 2016), which means clocks will be moved back to 2am.
The AFL Finals Series celebrations can be a busy time of year for Victorian venues. The VCGLR will be working closely with Victoria Police to ensure licensees are meeting their obligations and keeping compliant by inspecting venues across Melbourne leading up to and over the Grand Final long weekend.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has exceeded its 2015–16 inspection targets by 10 per cent.
Maroondah licensees, local police and Maroondah City Council have made a formal commitment to responsible service of alcohol best practice by launching a liquor forum and signing an accord document.
Schoolies season is about to kick-off in Victoria. The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation reminds both licensees and school leavers to know their responsibilities so everyone can enjoy schoolies safely.
Victorian liquor licence renewal notices will soon be distributed for the 2017 trading year.
Working in partnership with VicRoads and Victoria Police, inspectors from the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) will be visiting venues throughout Melbourne CBD to ensure licensees are compliant when it comes to underage patrons.