Fees are charged when making an application for a liquor licence, and annually thereafter as provided for under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998.
Temporary limited licences are usually sought by persons or organisations holding one-off events, such as a ball or presentation night or a one-off event requiring an extension of trading hours or the size of the licensed premises.
This page provides information on designated dry areas and what they mean for liquor licence applications.
Information and process for issuing major event licences.
The Victorian Government has extended the freeze on granting new liquor licence applications to trade after 1am in local governments areas of Melbourne (including Docklands), Stonnington, Yarra and Port Phillip, until 30 June 2019.
These application kits contain all the information and forms you need to complete and submit your application for a major event or temporary limited licence.
There are things you will need to consider, including licence requirements, before applying for a temporary limited or major event licence.
It is a condition of every licence (excluding pre-retail, BYO, limited and major event licences) that the use of the licensed premises does not breach the planning scheme under the Planning and Environment Act 1987.
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.