IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Disaster is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for licensees
Universities will soon be welcoming students with celebrations and events as part of Orientation Week (O-Week) and Welcome Back Week.
For venues near universities or in popular student areas, there is an increased risk of under 18s attempting to enter venues and large groups of students drinking together. Follow the RSA principles (PDF, 188.31 KB) and ask for ID for anyone that looks under 25 (JPG, 310.7 KB) as best practice to help lower these risks for your staff and patrons.
Fines of up to $19,826 can apply if licensed venues are caught supplying alcohol to a person under 18 years of age.
Prepare your staff and venue for O-Week and Welcome Back Week using these five helpful resources: