IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Disaster is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for licensees
Gaming venue operators will be given the opportunity to defer any community contribution payments due in 2020 due to impacts associated with the coronavirus.
Since the State of Emergency was declared in Victoria on 16 March, we have processed over 2,300 temporary limited licences to support businesses impacted by coronavirus.
We are working with government departments and agencies to implement a range of measures in response to coronavirus and respond to state of emergency changes to restrictions.
The wholesale liquor sales data reporting period for 2019-20 is now open.
Objections to a liquor licence application can now be completed online.
Businesses that hold a permanent liquor licence must renew their licence each year to continue to supply liquor. This is typically done by paying an annual renewal fee.
The annual rate for gambling and liquor fees and penalties will remain unchanged.
If you hold a coronavirus (COVID-19) temporary liquor licence, general licence, packaged liquor licence, late night (general) licence or late night (packaged liquor) licence you can supply liquor for takeaway or delivery, unless there is a condition on your licence that prohibits you from doing so.
The Victorian government recently announced changes to coronavirus restrictions that allow the re-opening of some licensed premises.