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This page outlines the duties and functions of gaming industry employees, and the conditions of holding a gaming industry employee’s licence.
1. You must hold a gaming industry employee licence if you are employed by or working for a venue operator, the monitoring licensee, or a gaming machine services provider, and perform any of these duties:
2. You must hold a gaming industry employee licence to perform any of these duties:
3. If you are working as a sole employee for a bingo centre operator, you must hold a gaming industry employee licence to perform any of these functions in relation to the operation or administration of a bingo game:
At a bingo centre, a volunteer acting in good faith for only one community or charitable organisation within any period of seven days is not required to hold a licence, even if they are performing the functions shown above.
Employees who do not perform the above functions do not need a gaming industry employee licence.
+ the logic area is a locked cabinet area (with its own locked door) that houses electronic components that have the potential to significantly influence the operation of the gaming machine
* supervise means to direct or oversee the performance or operation of a gaming industry employee
# supervise means to direct or oversee the performance or operation of an employee.
1. You must provide written notice to the VCGLR within 14 days of:
Please note: ‘any jurisdiction’ means any relevant legal or other authority, or territory, within or outside Australia. ‘Non-custodial traffic offences’ are traffic matters that resulted in a penalty other than a prison sentence or community based order.
2. You must not participate in gaming or the playing of bingo, other than as required in the course of your employment while on duty (including intervals for meals and other rostered breaks arising in the course of duty), or at any time when the gaming venue or bingo centre is closed to the public.
3. You must comply with the requirements of any notice under section 9A.1.17 of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 to:
4. Every time you access the logic area of the gaming or monitoring equipment, or supervise a person gaining access to a logic area of this equipment, you must record in the log book kept inside the gaming or monitoring equipment cabinet, or secured in the immediate vicinity of the gaming or monitoring equipment, the:
Please note: Logic area means a locked cabinet area (with its own locked door) that houses electronic components that have the potential to significantly influence the operation of the gaming machine.
Enquiries about this condition should be directed to the duty inspector for Gaming Licensing Inspections at the VCGLR on 1300 182 457 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.
4. Any other licence conditions imposed by the VCGLR and communicated to the licensee during the term of the licence
Please note: failure to comply with any condition of a gaming industry employee's licence may result in the VCGLR taking disciplinary action against the licensee.