There are things you will need to consider, including licence requirements, before applying for a restaurant and cafe liquor licence.
Licensees need to be aware of their responsibilities not to allow drunk, violent or quarrelsome persons to enter or remain on their licensed premises. This page provides information on banning or barring patrons.
Liquor fees are charged for licence applications, and a range of other activities relating to the licensing system.
Victoria Police and VCGLR's Compliance Division are working together in order to schedule planned inspections of licensed premises. However, each agency operates independently so while information will be shared, both agencies may decide to visit a licensed premises for different reasons.
An enforceable undertaking is one of several enforcement options available to the Victorian Commission of Gambling and Liquor Regulation (the Commission). It is a legal agreement where a person or organisation undertakes to abide by certain conditions agreed to with the Commission.
The primary objective of the demerit points system is to contribute to improved compliance with liquor laws and a responsible liquor industry. Under the demerit points system, liquor licences incur demerit points for a non-compliance incident.
VCGLR compliance inspectors monitor licensed premises throughout Victoria 24-hours a day, seven days a week to ensure that licensees are compliant of their liquor licence conditions under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998.
This page outlines the functions of compliance.
There are clear standards and guidelines for licensees to follow when advertising or promoting liquor sale or events.
The Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 (the Act) regulates the supply and consumption of liquor in Victoria.