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This page outlines information on varying the rules and changes to bingo sessions.
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 severally 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.
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.
The VCGLR must be notified of any of the following changes within seven days of the change occurring:
A community or charitable organisation or a bingo centre operator can apply to the VCGLR for approval to vary the rules of bingo.