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Each financial year, gaming venue operators (venue operators) are required to pay a supervision charge to recover the costs of regulating the gaming industry in Victoria.
In light of the current COVID-19 restrictions a further deferral has been granted for the outstanding March 2020 gaming tax. The new collection date will be Tuesday 7 September 2021.
As the winter sports season is now in full swing, it is a great time to check your liquor and gaming licence responsibilities.
With the installation of Ticket-In-Ticket-Out (TITO) capabilities some gaming venues have removed the hopper and/or the coin chutes from their electronic gaming machines.
From Monday 24 May 2021, our Public Health Enforcement Team (PHET) will be actively inspecting venues for compliance with Department of Health COVID-19 directives and the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008.
The incidence of drink spiking has increased in our community.
The VCGLR has fined Crown Melbourne Ltd (Crown) $1 million for failing to comply with regulatory requirements in relation to the management of junket operations
You must hold a Gaming Industry Employee (GIE) Licence if you perform any of the duties below.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has an increased focus on ‘illicit alcohol’. This is the term used to describe when businesses that make, store, import or distribute alcohol don’t pay the correct excise or customs duty when they’re required to. This includes spirits and beer, but not wine. It’s illegal and can put your business at risk.
Venues in Victoria are required to submit their daily nominated gaming hours into the BOS portal by Tuesday 27 April 2021.