A venue operator licence enables an entity to operate gaming machines in Victoria. Venue operators are granted a licence for up to 10 years, and they must apply to renew approval before the expiry date to continue their licence. This page outlines how to apply for a licence.
Fees are charged for licence applications, and a range of other activities relating to the licensing system.
It is important that you read the information and complete all required sections before you lodge your application form.
You require approval of your premises to determine it's suitable for gaming.
In Victoria there are different categories of gaming machine caps and limits applied at state, regional, municipal and venue level.
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.
This page outlines the process for surrendering a gaming licence or permit.