IMPORTANT NOTICE: Access to some of the VCGLR's online applications and services may be unavailable over the weekend due to scheduled maintenance. Maintenance will be complete by Monday morning.
This page outlines applicable gambling legislation and regulations.
The main objectives of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 are to:
and, ensure that
The acts and regulations listed below provide information for a range of specific matters in relation to gambling regulation and the gaming industry. The regulations complement the Gambling Regulation Act and provide further detail to give effect to the intentions of the Act.
On 30 November 2017 and 6 March 2018, the Victorian Parliament passed the Gambling Regulation Amendment (Gaming Machine Arrangements) Act 2017 (GMA Act) and the Gambling Legislation Amendment Act 2018 (GLA Act) respectively.
These Acts amend the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (the Act) which mean a number of changes for gaming venue operators. Details of these changes are available on the Changes to the Gambling Regulation Act for venue operators page.
This information is distributed by the Victorian Government for information purposes only. It is provided solely on the basis that readers will be responsible for making their own assessments of the matters discussed and are advised to verify all relevant representations, statements and information and obtain independent advice before acting on any information contained in or in connection with this site.