IMPORTANT NOTICE: Stage 3 restrictions are currently still in place. For more information, see:COVID-19 information for licensees
The annual rate for gambling and liquor fees and penalties will remain unchanged.
If you hold a coronavirus (COVID-19) temporary liquor licence, general licence, packaged liquor licence, late night (general) licence or late night (packaged liquor) licence you can supply liquor for takeaway or delivery, unless there is a condition on your licence that prohibits you from doing so.
The Victorian government recently announced changes to coronavirus restrictions that allow the re-opening of some licensed premises.
We are working with government departments and agencies to implement a range of measures in response to coronavirus and respond to state of emergency changes to restrictions.
Since the State of Emergency was declared in Victoria on 16 March, we have processed over 2,300 temporary limited licences to support businesses impacted by coronavirus.
From next week, our Education team will hit the ‘virtual streets’ with their ‘Street Talk’ program to support liquor licence holders with a coronavirus (COVID-19) temporary limited licence.
All online and telephone betting providers, in Victoria or elsewhere, providing interactive wagering and betting services to Victorian residents must comply with strict requirements under the direction of the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, which comes into effect on 26 May 2020 (New Direction) and replaces the previous direction issued on 20 May 2019 (Previous Direction).
Feedback on a proposal to declare five existing Designated Area Orders covering the entertainment precincts of Mildura, Footscray, Colac, Mornington and Sunshine for a period of ten years is now invited.