You are here:

Laws and regulations

The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) is responsible for administering legislation and regulations relevant to Victoria's gaming and liquor industries. 

The VCGLR operates within both State and Federal legislative frameworks and aims to ensure that the Victorian Government's policy on liquor and gambling is implemented.

In this section, you will find information about legislation for the gambling and liquor industries, as well as the specific conditions and obligations as stated under the relevant Acts.

Legislation and regulations

Information about the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 and the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 as well as other regulations surrounding gaming and liquor licensing in Victoria.

Regulatory structure

Organisations and their respective roles responsible for gaming and liquor regulation in Victoria.


Key directions and guidelines provided by the Ministers and the VCGLR for the gaming and liquor industries.

Compliance and enforcement

Compliance Division works in partnership with Victoria Police and other government agencies to build a culture of compliance in the gaming and liquor industries. 

Codes of conduct and standards

Codes of conduct, standards and self exclusion program that applies to businesses and licence holders in the gambling and liquor industries.

Equal Opportunity Act

Information from the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission about licensees responsibilities under the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and preventing discrimination at work.

Disclosure of Interest guidelines (PDF, 62KB)

These guidelines are designed to ensure that the requirements of section 21 of the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation Act 2011 are satisfied.


For news and updates, subscribe to our newsletter