IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Disaster is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for licensees
The Victorian Government has announced a range of tax relief measures as part of its economic survival package in response to coronavirus, including reimbursing businesses that have paid for a renewable liquor licence for 2020
Payment of the latest monthly gaming taxes by gaming venue operators has been postponed by the Victorian Government to assist venue operators impacted by coronavirus.
Proof of age cards are now being processed daily to help keep up with current demands and reduce processing times.
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.
This statement sets out the enforcement approach that we will take to compliance with certain specified requirements as set out under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998, Gambling Regulation Act 2003 and the Casino Control Act 1991 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last month, our Education team joined Victoria Police to visit liquor licensed premises in Sunbury.
Venue operators who wish to turn off their electronic gaming machines (EGMs) to save power during this period of closure should consider seeking advice from service providers or EGM manufacturers directly on the most appropriate process to follow.
It’s important to let us know if your email, postal address or telephone number changes to ensure you receive the necessary industry updates and regulatory information from us.
Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) training can now be delivered by approved Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) via interactive video chat or virtual classroom technology for the duration of the Victorian Declared State of Emergency (COVID-19).
Social media promotions encouraging the irresponsible consumption of liquor has resulted in regulatory action against a regional licensed venue.