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This application kit contains all the information and forms you need to complete and submit your application as a liquor wholesaler.
Liquor fees are charged for licence applications, and a range of other activities relating to the licensing system.
As a liquor wholesaler, there are obligations you should be aware of. These are outlined on this page.
Here you'll find fact sheets on a range of liquor licensing topics.
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 covers the fees.
The Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 (the Act) regulates the supply and consumption of liquor in Victoria.
Liquor licences are due for renewal by 31 December each year. Each licence incurs a separate fee and a number of factors determine how much a licensee is required to pay.
There are more than 80 liquor forums across Victoria. If you would like to join a liquor forum, find the one closest to you, and email or phone one of the contacts listed below.
To help support new entrants to the industry, the VCGLR has the following key information and guidelines for new licensees.
The following pages provide compliance and enforcement information related to pre-retail liquor licences.