IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Emergency is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for licensees
A new set of templates has been released by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) to assist gaming venues in meeting their accounting and auditing requirements.
Supplementary information and resources for licensees that wish to apply for a licence to serve liquor post 1am in the local government areas of Melbourne (including Docklands), Stonnington, Yarra and Port Phillip are now available.
Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) inspectors visited many of Ballarat’s popular licensed venues this New Year’s Eve and found liquor licensees were compliant with their licence conditions.
Several bottle shops in the City of Greater Geelong have signed a new liquor accord to reduce antisocial behaviour and theft in the local area.
Each year Victorian liquor licensees are required to pay renewal fees and are issued a new licence to display in their venues. The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has begun to mail out 2016 liquor licences to licensees who have paid their renewal fee.
Liquor licensees are responsible for the safety of their venues — for their patrons, their employees and the community. Licensees must meet their liquor licence conditions and ensure that alcohol is served safely and responsibly.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) is responsible for regulating businesses focusing on the people, premises, products and promotions involved in supplying gambling and liquor.
Daylight saving ends at 3am this Sunday (3 April 2016), which means clocks will be moved back to 2am.
Gambling and liquor licensees and other stakeholders are invited to VCGLR’s regional Knowledge Exchange event in Ararat on Wednesday 25 May 2016.
Commercial licence holders and venue operators are required to undertake an annual review of their Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct (Code) and, where applicable, self-exclusion programs (SEPs) by 12 August 2016.