Restricted Club Licence - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this licence if you operate a club and intend to supply alcohol. A restricted club licence authorises you to supply alcohol on your premises to:

  • members of your club for consumption on the premises
  • guests of a member for consumption on the premises
  • authorised gaming visitors for consumption on the premises.

Unlike a full club licence, a restricted club licence will only authorise you to supply alcohol at set times specified by the agency in your licence. A full club licence is also required to supply alcohol to members for off-premises consumption.

Special procedures apply for two or more clubs that wish to amalgamate and apply for one club licence.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be at least 18 years old (if applying as an individual)
  • not be disqualified from holding a licence or BYO permit
  • ensure that the rules of your club are compliant with Schedule 1 of the regulations
  • complete the application kit
  • provide any other information required by the agency
  • pay the application fee.

The agency will decide whether your club licence should be full or restricted, taking into account a range of circumstances including your member numbers, staff numbers, turnover and days and hours of operation.

Please consult the Agency for further information and advice.

Prerequisites

Ongoing requirements

Any variation, relocation, transfer or surrender of a licence must be approved by the Agency.

Ongoing requirements include:

  • maintaining a register of members and authorised gaming visitors register to be available for inspection at any time
  • keeping of proper accounts and records of transactions and affairs of the club that are sufficient to explain the financial operations and position of the club
  • compliance with the applicable planning scheme.

Duration

12 months or from date granted until end of that calendar year.

Expiry

31 December each year.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$461.30

Fees for 2017-18.

RenewRenewal

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

VaryVariation$207.90

Fees for 2017-18.

TransferTransfer$207.90

Fees for 2017-18.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Regulation
Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation

Act(s) name

Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Liquor Control Reform Regulations 2009 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Officer
Department of Justice and Regulation
Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation


Operating address:
49 Elizabeth Street
Richmond
Victoria 3121
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 1988
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Phone:

1300 182 457

Fax:

03 9651 3777
contact@vcglr.vic.gov.au

Website:

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