IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to scheduled maintenance some of the VCGLR's applications will be unavailable from 5pm Friday 14 June to 5pm Saturday 15 June.
Fees are charged when making an application for a liquor licence, and annually thereafter as provided for under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998.
An on-premises licence authorises the sale of liquor for consumption on the licensed premises. This page explains how to apply for a licence.
This page provides information on designated dry areas and what they mean for liquor licence applications.
The Victorian Government has extended the freeze on granting new liquor licence applications to trade after 1am in local governments areas of Melbourne (including Docklands), Stonnington, Yarra and Port Phillip, until 30 June 2019.
This application kit contains all the information and forms you need to complete and submit your application.
There are things you will need to consider, including licence requirements, before applying for a licence to run a bar or night club.
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.
This page outlines the functions of compliance.
There are clear standards and guidelines for licensees to follow when advertising or promoting liquor sale or events.