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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.
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. See Gambling legislation and regulations or Liquor legislation and regulations under the situation that best describes you from the top menu.
Compliance Division works in partnership with Victoria Police and other government agencies to build a culture of compliance in the gaming and liquor industries. See Compliance and enforcement - liquor or Compliance and enforcement - gambling for more information.
There are certain businesses and licence holders that are required to have a code of conduct in the gambling and liquor industries. In the case of venue operators, a self-exclusion program is required.
Visit the Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct or Liquor Code of conduct and standards under the situation that best describes you from the top menu.
VCGLR directions and guidelines provides information about the directions and guidelines approved by the VCGLR.
The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission website contains information about licensees responsibilities under the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and preventing discrimination at work.
The Disclosure of Interest guidelines are designed to ensure that the requirements of section 21 of the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation Act 2011 are satisfied.