IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Disaster is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for licensees
A liquor licence or BYO permit authorises the supply and/or consumption of liquor within a defined area, known as the licensed premises (shown by a red line drawn on a plan of the licensed premises). This page has information about modifying the plan.
You and your staff need to be particularly vigilant when checking identification (ID) in the lead up to summer and school leavers season.
Licensees can expect to receive their renewal notices in the mail soon.
Failing to ensure a valid liquor licence was in place ended up being an expensive lesson for the new owners of a licensed premises in regional Victoria.
A number of changes to processes surrounding the grant, variation, relocation and transfer of liquor licences came into effect on 11 October 2018.
Recently the Victorian Parliament passed legislation which amends the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998. These changes include new restrictions regarding the delivery of liquor to a minor.
The VCGLR has released a new animated video titled "Liquor signage".
The amnesty period to update liquor signage ends on 1 October 2018.
To help support clubs comply with legislation, we have a range of information and resources for committee members.
Applying for a Restaurant and cafe licence can now be completed through the VCGLR’s new online form.