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Unlicensed drivers and demerit points

From 1 July 2015 an unlicensed driver can be disqualified from driving or from applying for a licence or permit if they get too many demerit points.

From 1 July 2015 an unlicensed driver can be disqualified from driving or from applying for a licence or permit if they get too many demerit points. An unlicensed driver is defined as a driver who does not have a licence in any state or territory of Australia. If an unlicensed driver gets more than the allowable number of demerit points they will get a disqualification notice from VicRoads. VicRoads can decide when the disqualification period begins.

See Unlicensed drivers and demerit points.

This change is expected to have adverse consequences for some young people who drive without a valid licence.

See updated Demerit points flowchart.

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