IMPORTANT NOTICE: Stage 3 restrictions are currently still in place. 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.
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.
All online and telephone betting providers, in Victoria or elsewhere, providing interactive wagering and betting services to Victorian residents must comply with strict requirements under the direction of the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, which comes into effect on 26 May 2020 (New Direction) and replaces the previous direction issued on 20 May 2019 (Previous Direction).
The Casino Agreement between the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (the Commission) and Crown Melbourne Limited is an agreement entered into under Section 142 of the Casino Control Act 1991.
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
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.