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We prepare and publish decisions and reasons for decisions in relation to certain liquor applications and disciplinary action proceedings.
Failing to ensure a valid liquor licence was in place ended up being an expensive lesson for the new owners of a licensed premises in regional Victoria.
A number of changes to processes surrounding the grant, variation, relocation and transfer of liquor licences came into effect on 11 October 2018.
Applying for a Restaurant and cafe licence can now be completed through the VCGLR’s new online form.
Avoid the wait to receive your renewed liquor licence. Register online now via the Liquor Portal to receive your 2018 liquor licence/permit by email within five business days from payment.
Transferring a liquor licence or BYO permit can now be completed through the VCGLR’s new online form.
A new declaration of associates form has been created to make it clearer to applicants who they are required to disclose as associates.
With increased functionality and security enhancements, it is now safer and easier for licensees to manage their licence through the VCGLR’s online Liquor Portal.
As part of the VCGLRs commitment to ongoing improvement, we are changing the liquor licence application process. We now require applicants to provide evidence to show all directors have been disclosed.