To help support new entrants to the industry, the VCGLR has the following key information and guidelines for new licensees.
On this page you will find links to information about you obligations relating to pre-retail licences.
The following pages provide compliance and enforcement information related to liquor licences.
The star rating system provides greater incentives for licensees to comply with Victoria’s liquor licensing laws.
There are more than 80 liquor forums across Victoria. If you would like to join a liquor forum, contact the one closest to you from the list below.
Liquor licence fees are a standard business cost for all licensees, and as such all licensees should factor this fee into their business planning.
Liquor licences are due for renewal by 31 December each year irrespective of when the licence is granted. Each licence incurs a separate fee and a number of factors determine how much a licensee is required to pay.
This page outlines how to surrender your liquor licence or permit.
When transferring a licence, the proposed transferee cannot supply alcohol until the transfer has been granted and the proposed transferee has obtained the legal right to occupy the premises.