IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Emergency is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for licensees
A new set of templates has been released by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) to assist gaming venues in meeting their accounting and auditing requirements.
From 1 August 2015, new legislative amendments will change who is exempt from Responsible Service of Gaming (RSG) training.
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.
The Victorian Government has released electronic logos for the final phase of implementing the updated Player Information Standards, also known as YourPlay.
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.
Changes to the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (the Act) came into effect on 1 July 2015. The new legislation repeals a number of specific gambling-related offences and replaces them with three new offences.
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.