With school leavers season just around the corner, popular spots will experience an influx of young people celebrating from 24 November to 9 December.
The VCGLR has released the first of three short videos to share information about the VCGLR, its Regulatory Approach and how it conducts its business.
The VCGLR communicates with licensees in a number of different ways including by email and mail.
The annual Australasian Liquor Licensing Authorities Forum 2018 (ALLAF) was held in Melbourne from October 10 –11 2018.
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.