Series VPRS 17084
Index Cards to Liquor Licences
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Date Range: Series 1919 - 1988
  Series in Custody 1919 - 1988
  Contents 1919 - 1988
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1919 - 1954 Licensing Court of Victoria VA 2955
1954 - 1968 Victorian Licensing Court VA 2905
1968 - 1988 Liquor Control Commission VA 1110
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2004 - 2012 Victorian Commission for Gambling Regulation VA 4856
2012 - cont Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation VA 4970
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    The index cards are arranged alphabetically by licensee name, establishment name and location name. Refer to the description lists to locate the liquor licence of interest.

  • Function / Content
    The series consists of index cards that document information about the liquor licenses of establishments and the licensee. The series contains index cards for different types of liquor licences including:

    AUCTIONEERS LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period. Details of sales, leases, furniture purchases, loans and takings, rent details, inspector's orders' notes regarding conditions placed on licence and plans approved. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987) this licence changed category to a Limited Licence (Annual).


    AUSTRALIAN WINE LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, licensing district, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, details of alterations of premises, purchase and rent details, additions and increases in licensed area. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987) these licences changed to a new licence category named Packaged Liquor Licence.


    BILLIARD LICENCES

    Location, district, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, from earliest date to last recorded.


    BREWERS LICENCES

    Name of licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, from earliest date to last recorded. Under the Liquor Control Reform Act (1998) this licence category was changed to a Pre-retail licence.


    BYO PERMIT LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987) this licence changed category to a BYO permit licence.

    CANTEEN LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, details of sales, leases, furniture purchases, loans and takings, rent details, inspector's orders' notes regarding orders and plans approved. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987) this licence changed category to an On-Premises Licence.


    CATERERS LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, details of sales, leases, furniture purchases, loans and takings, rent details, inspector's orders' notes regarding orders and plans approved. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987) this licence changed category to an On-Premises Licence.


    CIDER TAVERN LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, from earliest date known to last recorded, details of alterations of premises, purchase and rent details, additions and increases in licensed area, inspector's orders' notes regarding conditions placed on licence and plans approved. Under the Liquor Control Act of (1987) this licence changed category to a General Licence.

    CLUB LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, details of sales, leases, furniture purchases, loans and takings, rent details, inspector's orders' notes regarding orders and plans approved. A Club licence may be a full club licence or a Restricted Club Licence.

    CONVENTION FACILITY LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, details of sales, leases, furniture purchases, loans and takings, rent details, inspector's orders' notes regarding orders and plans approved. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987) this licence changed category to an On-Premises Licence.

    CULTURAL CENTRE LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, details of sales, leases, furniture purchases, loans and takings, rent details, inspector's orders' notes regarding orders and plans approved. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987) this licence changed category to an On-Premises Licence.

    EXHIBITION LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, details of restrictions and conditions and authorised hours. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987) this licence changed category to a Limited Licence.

    FULL CLUB LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, from earliest date known to last recorded, details of sales, leases, furniture purchases, loans and takings, rent details, inspector's orders' notes regarding conditions placed on licence and plans approved. Under the Liquor Control Reform Act (1998) this licence changed category to a General Licence

    HOTEL LICENSEE CARDS

    Hotel name, district, date licensee held licence, full name and date period from earliest date to last recorded, surrender details, alterations details, owner freehold details, rent paid by licensee, sole beneficiary appointed under a will by previous licensee (dec'd), executor of will details, terms, plan & goodwill, licence fees.

    HOTEL OWNER CARDS

    Hotel name, district, date owner held licence, full name and date period from earliest date to latest recorded.

    LIMITED LICENCES (Gift Makers Permit)

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period. Under the Liquor Control Act of 1968 this licence was known as a Gift Makers Permit and changed category to a Limited Licence (Annual) under the Liquor Control Act (1987).

    RAILWAY REFRESHMENT ROOMS LICENCES

    Location and district, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, from earliest date known to last recorded.

    RESIDENTIAL LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, from earliest date known to last recorded, details of sales, leases, furniture purchases, loans and takings, rent details, inspector's orders' notes regarding conditions placed on licence and plans approved. Under the Liquor Control Reform Act (1998), this licence changed category to a General Licence.


    RESTAURANT LICENCES

    Name of licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, from earliest date to last recorded, details of any rebuilding, alterations and additions approved, purchase and rent details. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987) this licence category was changed to an On Premises Licence.


    RETAIL BOTTLED LIQUOR LICENCES

    Name of Licensee and location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, details of sales, leases, furniture purchases, loans and takings, rent details, inspector's orders' notes regarding orders and plans approved. This licence changed category to a Packaged Liquor Licence under the Liquor Control Act 1(987).


    SHIP'S LICENCE

    Name of Vessel, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, from earliest date to last recorded. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987), this category changed to an On-Premises Licence.


    SPIRIT MERCHANTS & GROCERS LICENCES

    Name of licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, from earliest date to last recorded, licence fees recorded, details of any rebuilding, alterations and additions approved. This licence category changed to a new category under the Liquor Control Act (1968) to a retail bottled liquor licence which in turn was changed under the Liquor Control Act (1987) to a new category named a packaged liquor licence.

    SPIRIT MERCHANTS LICENCES

    Name of licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, from earliest date to last recorded, licence fees recorded, details of any rebuilding, alterations and additions approved. This licence category was changed under the Liquor Control Act (1968) to a new category called a wholesale liquor merchant's licence, and was subsequently changed under the Liquor Control Act (1987) to a new licence category called a producer's or distributor's licence. Under the Liquor Control Reform Act (1998) the licence category was changed to a Pre-retail licence.


    SHIP'S PROVEDORE LICENCE

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, from earliest date known to last recorded. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987), these licences changed to a new licence category named Producer's or Distributor's Licence. Under the Liquor Control Reform Act (1998), this category changed to a Pre-retail licence.

    TERTIARY INSTITUTION LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, from earliest date known to last recorded, conditions placed on licence. Under the Liquor Control Act of (1987) this licence changed category to a Club Licence.


    THEATRE LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, from earliest date known to last recorded, details of sales, leases, furniture purchases, loans and takings, rent details, inspector's orders' notes regarding conditions placed on licence and plans approved. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987) this licence changed category to a Limited Licence (Annual).

    TOURIST FACILITY LICENCES

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, from earliest date known to last recorded, details of sales, leases, furniture purchases, loans and takings, rent details, inspector's orders' notes regarding conditions placed on licence and plans approved. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987) this licence changed category to an On-Premises Licence.

    VICTORIAN ARTS CENTRE LICENCE

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period, conditions placed on licence. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987) this licence changed category to an On-Premises Licence.

    VICTORIAN FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL LICENCE

    Name of Licensee, location, date licensee held licence, full name and date period. Details of conditions placed on licence. Under the Liquor Control Act (1987) this licence changed category to a Limited Licence.


    Related Series
    VPRS 7710 Master List of Licensed Premises
    VPRS 8148 Master File Printout of Licensed Premises and Licensees

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    Recordkeeping system is subject to further research.

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