To help support new entrants to the industry, the VCGLR has the following key information and guidelines for new licensees.
On this page you will find links to information about your obligations relating to live music venues.
The following pages provide compliance and enforcement information related to liquor licences.
Ordinary trading hours under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 include extended trading for New Year’s Eve in relation to certain licences.
An on-premises licence authorises the sale of liquor for consumption on the licensed premises.
It is an offence for a licensee or permittee to supply liquor to a person in a state of intoxication, or to permit drunken or disorderly persons to be on the licensed premises, or on any authorised premises.
Trading restrictions may apply on certain public holidays.
Temporary limited licences are usually sought by persons or organisations holding one-off events, such as a ball or presentation night or a one-off event requiring an extension of trading hours or the size of the licensed premises.
If you run have a live music venue, you have certain obligations to abide by.
Here you'll find fact sheets on a range of liquor licensing topics.