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Regulation of Victoria’s licensing, sale and supply of liquor. The Victorian government aims to minimise harm by ensuring Victorian organisations and entities comply with the laws of Victoria.

The Victorian Liquor Commission has issued a $20,000 fine to Sterling Nightclubs, licensee of the premises known as The Love Machine, and ordered that a gender-based violence prevention plan and robust regular reviews of management measures be implemented for the venue. 

Chairperson Danielle Huntersmith said “the Commission will hold licensees accountable for the irresponsible service of alcohol and their impact on the surrounding areas”. “We encourage all venues that pose a higher risk of gender based violence to adopt a robust gender-based violence prevention plan as part of their comprehensive management measures”.

Read more about the Commission's hearings and decisions.


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