Useful links for liquor related topics and interstate regulators.
Forums and liquor accords
There are more than 80 liquor forums across Victoria. If you would like to join a liquor forum, find the one closest to you, and email or phone one of the contacts listed below.
A forum is a meeting of liquor and gambling industry representatives and interested community members who meet regularly.
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.
There are clear standards and guidelines for licensees to follow when advertising or promoting liquor sale or events.
Licensees have clear obligations under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 to serve alcohol responsibly. This page outlines guides and prinicipals in relation to responsible alcohol advertising and promotions.
Victoria boasts a vibrant hospitality and tourism industry with a culture of appreciating fine food and entertainment. The sale and enjoyment of alcohol is part of this. But holding a liquor licence is a privilege, not a right, and selling alcohol comes with very real and serious obligations.
The legal drinking age in Victoria is 18 years of age, and it's generally an offence for any person to supply alcohol to a minor. This page contains information on under-18 on licensed premises.