IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Disaster is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for licensees
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.
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.
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.
We are working with government departments and agencies to support licensees through current state of emergency trading restrictions.
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
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.
Social media promotions encouraging the irresponsible consumption of liquor has resulted in regulatory action against a regional licensed venue.
Universities will soon be welcoming students with celebrations and events as part of Orientation Week (O-Week) and Welcome Back Week.
If your venue engages a company to supply individuals to work in your business, such as security guards, cleaners and additional kitchen staff, you may be using labour hire and be a labour hire host.