A number of changes to processes surrounding the grant, variation, relocation and transfer of liquor licences came into effect on 11 October 2018.
Current wagering and betting tax structures will be replaced with a point of consumption wagering and betting tax from 1 January 2019.
Gambling Harm Awareness Week will be held in Victoria for the first time on 8–14 October 2018, replacing Responsible Gambling Awareness Week.
With daylight savings fast approaching, some licensees and gaming venue operators will be affected by the one hour change in time.
Licensees thinking of extending trading hours for New Year's Eve should start planning now.
Recently the Victorian Parliament passed legislation which amends the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998. These changes include new restrictions regarding the delivery of liquor to a minor.
Grand Final weekend starts this Friday with celebrations expected to continue throughout the weekend. Licensees are being reminded to not drop the ball when it comes to compliance at their venue.
The VCGLR has released a new animated video titled “What is a liquor forum?”
Hit a six by completing the Start of Season Self-Audit available on the new Key information for clubs page and let your members know you are ready.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation’s (VCGLR) 2017–18 Annual Report is now available.