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From Monday 24 May 2021, our Public Health Enforcement Team (PHET) will be actively inspecting venues for compliance with Department of Health COVID-19 directives and the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008.
The incidence of drink spiking has increased in our community.
The VCGLR has fined Crown Melbourne Ltd (Crown) $1 million for failing to comply with regulatory requirements in relation to the management of junket operations
You must hold a Gaming Industry Employee (GIE) Licence if you perform any of the duties below.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has an increased focus on ‘illicit alcohol’. This is the term used to describe when businesses that make, store, import or distribute alcohol don’t pay the correct excise or customs duty when they’re required to. This includes spirits and beer, but not wine. It’s illegal and can put your business at risk.
Venues in Victoria are required to submit their daily nominated gaming hours into the BOS portal by Tuesday 27 April 2021.
Is your declared status about to expire?
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) prepares and publishes decisions and reasons for decisions in relation to certain gaming applications and disciplinary action proceedings.
As previously advised, gaming taxes due and payable by venue operators for March 2020 were deferred by the Victorian Government. This was to assist venue operators in their management of the impacts of the Coronavirus global pandemic.
We prepare and publish decisions and reasons for decisions in relation to certain liquor applications and disciplinary action proceedings.