IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Disaster is currently in place across Victoria. See: COVID-19 information for licensees
The Victorian government recently announced changes to coronavirus restrictions that allow the re-opening of some licensed premises.
We are working with government departments and agencies to support licensees through current state of emergency trading restrictions.
From next week, our Education team will hit the ‘virtual streets’ with their ‘Street Talk’ program to support liquor licence holders with a coronavirus (COVID-19) temporary limited licence.
All online and telephone betting providers, in Victoria or elsewhere, providing interactive wagering and betting services to Victorian residents must comply with strict requirements under the direction of the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, which comes into effect on 26 May 2020 (New Direction) and replaces the previous direction issued on 20 May 2019 (Previous Direction).
Feedback on a proposal to declare five existing Designated Area Orders covering the entertainment precincts of Mildura, Footscray, Colac, Mornington and Sunshine for a period of ten years is now invited.
Licensees and industry stakeholders are invited to provide feedback on their experiences via our annual stakeholder satisfaction survey
Payment of the 2018-19 supervision charges by gaming venue operators has been postponed by the Victorian Government to assist venue operators impacted by coronavirus.
Unclaimed gaming machine winnings are due to be paid to the State Revenue Office by 31 May.
We are currently reviewing a proposal to declare five existing Designated Area Orders for a ten-year period. These areas are: