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New Safe function guidelines now available

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A new resource has been launched to assist venues that hold functions to run safe events and remain compliant.

The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has developed a set of Safe function guidelines (PDF, 468.63 KB) to support licensees holding functions such as weddings, birthdays, award nights or other special events.

The guidelines set out licensees' legal obligations as well as providing guidance on recommended best practice for events on topics such as Responsible Service of Alcohol, minors, security and other areas and were developed in close consultation with industry.

The guidelines will be useful for any licensed premises that hold events, whether that be pubs or restaurants that have function spaces or premises that are dedicated reception venues.

Learn more about the Safe function guidelines

Article last modified 
17 May 2018