Liquor & Tobacco Licensing

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Businesses intending to sell or serve liquor from their premises need to comply with the requirements set by Liquor Licensing Victoria and Council's Planning Department.

More information can be obtained by contacting either:


It has long been established that exposure to environmental tobacco smoke causes harm to health. Over the years, evidence of negative health effects has continued to mount, with the number of diseases linked to exposure to environmental tobacco smoke growing.

In addition to reducing the exposure of hospitality workers and patrons attending these venues to environmental tobacco smoke, studies have found that smoking bans in enclosed areas result in decreases in smoking prevalence and consumption.

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Licensed Premises Factsheet(PDF, 245KB)