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The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) is the independent statutory authority that regulates Victoria's gambling and liquor industries.

Our vision is that Victorians and visitors enjoy safe and responsible gambling and liquor environments.
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Vary or amend a bingo licence

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This page outlines information on varying the rules and changes to bingo sessions.

Notification of a new bingo nominee

If a nominated person resigns, is dismissed or leaves the community or charitable organisation, the directors or the members of the managing committee of the organisation (as the case may be) are severly liable under the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (the Act) as the organisation in relation to the conduct of sessions of bingo until such time as another person is nominated by the organisation.There is no fee payable for this notification.

If you wish to notify a new nominee, download and complete the Notification of a new bingo nominee (PDF, 240KB).

Varying the rules of bingo

A community or charitable organisation or a bingo centre operator can apply to the VCGLR for approval to vary the rules of bingo that would otherwise apply to the organisation or operator.

If the VCGLR approve the variation, the organisation or operator must comply with the rules by displaying notices and making announcements as specified by the VCGLR.

If you wish to vary the bingo rules, download and complete the Application for approval to vary bingo rules (PDF, 392KB).

Informing the VCGLR of changes

The VCGLR must be notified of any of the following changes within seven days of the change occurring:

  • the address of the premises where sessions are held
  • the days of the week or the dates when they are held
  • the start and finishing times of the sessions
  • frequency of sessions
  • number of games in each session
  • the name and number of the account in which the proceeds from the sessions will be deposited and the name and branch of the approved deposit- taking institution holding the account.

Complete the Notification of specified bingo changes application (PDF, 215KB)

Page last modified 
20 February 2017