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This pages provides gambling and liquor rules and regulations for under 18s in Victoria.
This page provides information related to Victorian liquor hearings and decisions.
It is important for licensees/permittees to understand their obligations when it comes to people under 18 and recreational minor gaming activities such as raffles.
An organisation hosting a raffle, fundraising event or bingo game must be registered as a community or charitable organisation.
We prepare and publish decisions and reasons for decisions in relation to certain liquor applications and disciplinary action proceedings.
Copies of codes provided to the Commission for publication are listed below.
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.
This page outlines information about the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) Commission hearings, decisions and inquiries.
Some small businesses are not required to have a liquor licence when supplying liquor. There are strict conditions regarding these exemptions.
Ticket-In Ticket-Out (TITO) technology enables patrons to collect credits from a gaming machine via a barcoded ticket that can be exchanged for cash or used in another gaming machine to continue play.