The Easter long weekend starts this year on Good Friday, 25 March. All liquor licensees should check the conditions on their licence to determine whether Good Friday affects their trading hours.
Gaming venue operators have until 6 May 2016 to pay their 2014-15 supervision charges or penalties apply.
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.
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.
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.
The prescribed cost of entry for trade promotion lotteries has increased from $0.70 to $1 effective from Tuesday 9 February 2016.
Australia Day is a day of celebration for many Australians. It’s a great day to relax and enjoy summer. However, public holidays, and Australia Day in particular, are a day of risk for many in our communities.
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.
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.
The Victorian Government has released electronic logos for the final phase of implementing the updated Player Information Standards, also known as YourPlay.