IMPORTANT NOTICE: Stage 3 restrictions are currently still in place. For more information, see:COVID-19 information for licensees
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) is conducting its third annual Industry Survey of gambling and liquor licensees in June 2016.
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.
Fees are charged when making an application for a liquor licence, and annually thereafter as provided for under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998.
A restaurant and cafe licence permits the sale of liquor for consumption on the premises. This page contains information on how to apply for a licence.
This page provides information on designated dry areas and what they mean for liquor licence applications.
This application kit contains all the information and forms you need to complete and submit your application for a restaurant and cafe licence.
There are things you will need to consider, including licence requirements, before applying for a restaurant and cafe liquor licence.
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.
Liquor fees are charged for licence applications, and a range of other activities relating to the licensing system.