A venue operator licence enables an entity to operate gaming machines in Victoria. Venue operator licences are granted a licence for up to 10 years. Venue operators must apply to renew approval before the expiry date to continue their licence.
A venue operator licence enables an entity to operate gaming machines in Victoria. Venue operators are granted a licence for 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.
Information about obtaining a National Police Certificate (NPC).
This page outlines the requirements for photographs submitted to us.
Information about operating a gaming venue.
In Victoria there are different categories of gaming machine caps and limits applied at state, regional, municipal and venue level.
There are restrictions on how cash may be accessed at gaming venues, including limits on the amount of cash that may be withdrawn by patrons.
Certain licence holders in the gambling industry are required to implement a Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct (Code of Conduct). This is requirement of their licence.
Relevant persons who are required to implement a Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct (Code of Conduct) may adopt a model Code of Conduct developed by an industry representative association (Code Administrator). Relevant persons must notify the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) if it wishes to adopt a model Code of Conduct by completing a statement of adoption of a Code of Conduct.
Gambling fees are charged for licence applications, and a range of other activities relating to the licensing system. This page outlines these fees, as well as offences and penalties.