There is a range of education and training courses and resources that people involved in the liquor industry in Victoria can access.
Responsible Service of Alcohol training gives people working in liquor licensed venues the skills and knowledge to safely serve and supply alcohol.
Training must be completed with a Liquor Control Victoria (LCV) approved registered training provider.
The RSA refresher course must be completed every 3 years to keep your RSA current. This course is free and is available online.
As a liquor licensee in Victoria you must meet your obligations for RSA and other training.
RTOs can apply to Liquor Control Victoria to deliver Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) training. RTOs must be registered as a training authority and be approved.
We provide ongoing support for accredited registered training organisations (RTOs) and trainers to deliver high quality Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) courses in Victoria.
Liquor licensees have a responsibility to provide a safe venue for patrons. Both licensees and staff should watch out for drink spiking.
The legal drinking age in Victoria is 18 years. It's illegal to supply alcohol to underage people on licensed premises and a minor to be on licensed premises to purchase or consume alcohol.
A person supplying alcohol to a person under the age of 18 without a parent's consent could be fined more than $22,000.
It is an offence for a licensee or permittee to supply liquor to a person in a state of intoxication. It is also an offence to permit drunken or disorderly persons to be on any licensed premises.
A forum is a meeting of liquor industry representatives and interested community members who meet regularly.
A liquor accord is a written document that sets out specific aims, actions, objectives and strategies addressing local alcohol-related problems.
Reviewed 16 August 2023