IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Emergency is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for licensees
This page provides information related to Victorian liquor hearings and decisions.
We prepare and publish decisions and reasons for decisions in relation to certain liquor applications and disciplinary action proceedings.
Anyone under the age of 18 years is considered a minor.
The legal drinking age in Victoria is 18 years. It's illegal for any person to supply alcohol to a minor on licensed premises. It's also illegal for a minor to be on licensed premises to purchase, receive or consume alcohol.
Some small businesses are not required to have a liquor licence when supplying liquor. There are strict conditions regarding these exemptions.
We're here to help and work with you to understand the rules and regulations involved with the sale and supply of alcohol under your licence.
The 2019-20 wholesale liquor sales data reporting portal is now open and relevant licensees are legally required to report their wholesale liquor sales data by no later than midnight 15 August under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 via the Wholesale liquor portal unless exempt.
For a list of active liquor licences in both metropolitan and regional Victoria, arranged by local government area, suburb and postcode, please download the attachments below.
There are more than 80 liquor forums across Victoria. If you would like to join a liquor forum, contact the one closest to you from the list below.
Recently the Victorian Parliament passed legislation which amends the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998. These changes include new restrictions regarding the delivery of liquor to a minor.
The following pages provide compliance and enforcement information related to pre-retail liquor licences.