Any person or organisation that intends to supply liquor in Victoria must apply for a licence through the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation.
The type of licence required will depend on the type of event or business you are running and how you wish to supply the liquor but may include
If you are planning a new event or starting a new business or making changes to your existing licence, Horsham Rural City have a business development team that can assist you. Contact during business hours (9am to 5pm) on 03 5382 9777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
In some cases a Planning Permit may also be required for the sale and consumption of liquor. This is to ensure that licensed premises are situated in appropriate locations, and to ensure that the impact of the licensed premises on the amenity of the surrounding area is considered.
Common types of liquor licences that require a Planning Permit include:-
For a full list of Planning Permit requirements and exemptions, please refer to Clause 52.27 (Licensed Premises) of the Horsham Planning Scheme.
An application can be made online and together with the fee and relevant documentation including plans of premises(PDF, 778KB), hours of operation and patron numbers, as outlined in Licensed Premised Checklist(DOCX, 16KB).