Other states and territories

Australian Capital Territory

ACT Gambling and Racing Commission

The Gambling and Racing Commission is an independent body responsible for the regulation of gambling and racing activities in the ACT.

New South Wales

Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority (ILGA)

The ILGA is an independent statutory authority that regulates the Sydney casino, and licensing of liquor and gaming machine activities in New South Wales. It has a focus on the development of regulations and legislation, as well as the provision of information on recent court decisions and their implications in NSW.

NSW Government Office of Liquor Gaming and Racing

The NSW Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing (OLGR) is accountable for the development, implementation and integrity of the overall regulatory framework across alcohol, licensed clubs, charitable fundraising and gambling activities in NSW. Its role includes policy direction and advice on regulation, early intervention, educational activities and co-ordination of licensing, compliance and enforcement functions.

Northern Territory

Northern Territory Licensing Commission

The Northern Territory Licensing Commission is an independent statutory authority that regulates and enforces the Northern Territory's legislation on gaming, racing and licensing.


Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation

The Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR) is responsible for regulating Queensland's liquor and gambling industries.

South Australia

Independent Gambling Authority

The Independent Gambling Authority (IGA) is the South Australian regulator for commercial forms of gambling. These include casino gambling, gaming machines in hotels and clubs, wagering on races and sports and commercial lotteries.

Consumer and Business Services (formerly the Office of the Liquor and Gambling Commissioner)

During 2011-2012 the Office of the Liquor and Gambling Commissioner (OLGC) completed its merger with the Office of Consumer and Business Affairs (OCBA) to form the new Consumer and Business Services (CBS) division of the Attorney-General's Department.

The Office of the Liquor and Gambling Commissioner is responsible for day-to-day compliance and enforcement as well as for granting licenses for gaming machine businesses, bookmaker operations and approvals for employees to work in the gaming industry.


Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission

The Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission is responsible for the regulation of gaming in Tasmania.

Western Australia

Department of Racing Gaming and Liquor

The Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor is responsible for regulating and maintaining the integrity of lawful racing, gambling and liquor activities in Western Australia. The gambling industry in Western Australia has some key differences to Victoria including the fact pokies are only permitted in the Casino, not in pubs or clubs like they are in Victoria.

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