If you apply for a major event licence, you have certain obligations to abide by.
Information to vary or transfer your existing liquor licence or permit.
Licensees who hold a general, on-premises, late night or packaged liquor licence may apply for an exemption from one or more of the requirements relating to the Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA).
Late night trading venues such as nightclubs, pubs and bars across the state that would normally trade between 3am and midday are required to cease the supply of alcohol at 3am on ANZAC Day.
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.
Some small businesses are not required to have a liquor licence when supplying liquor. There are strict conditions regarding these exemptions.
Fees are charged when making an application for a liquor licence, and annually thereafter as provided for under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998.
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.
There are things you will need to consider, including licence requirements, before applying for a temporary limited or major event licence.