IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Disaster is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for licensees
Fees are charged when making an application for a liquor licence, and annually thereafter as provided for under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998.
This page provides information on designated dry areas and what they mean for liquor licence applications.
Information and process for issuing temporary limited and major event licences.
There are things you will need to consider, including licence requirements, before applying for a temporary limited or major event licence.
It is a condition of every licence (excluding pre-retail, BYO, limited and major event licences) that the use of the licensed premises does not breach the planning scheme under the Planning and Environment Act 1987.
Licensees need to be aware of their responsibilities not to allow drunk, violent or quarrelsome persons to enter or remain on their licensed premises. This page provides information on banning or barring patrons.
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.
Some Victorian liquor licensees must collect and report information about their annual wholesale transactions to other Victorian licensees. Read more to find out how and when to report.