IMPORTANT NOTICE: A Declared State of Disaster is currently in place across Victoria. For more information, see: COVID-19 information for licensees
Where a venue operator enters into an agreement to purchase a gaming venue from another venue operator, regulatory approval must be obtained from the VCGLR before settlement can take place.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) completed its third annual industry survey in June 2016. The survey focuses on how the gambling and liquor industry perceives the VCGLR’s performance as a regulator.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) is responsible for regulating businesses focusing on the people, premises, products and promotions involved in supplying gambling and liquor.
This pages provides gambling and liquor rules and regulations for under 18s in Victoria.
Venue operators may only operate gaming machines if they hold gaming machines entitlements. This page outlines the process of amending the conditions, transferring, the entitlements register and the Ministerial Determination and rules.
Select the appropriate section below to obtain the correct form. It is important that you read the information and complete all required sections before you lodge your application.
The Victorian Parliament has passed legislation that amends the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (the Act).
A venue operator licence enables an entity to operate gaming machines in Victoria. Venue operator licences are granted a licence for up to 10 years. Venue operators must apply to renew approval before the expiry date to continue their licence.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has provided technical standards to assist in the evaluation of gaming equipment for operation in Victoria.
Information about operating a gaming venue.