Awareness and prevention
Information and resources
The Gambling Information Resource Office works to provide up-to-date and current information on issues related to gambling.
On 12 July 2017, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation approved an application by Wangaratta RSL Sub-Branch Inc for approval of new premises (the Sydney Hotel) as suitable for gaming with 50 pokies.
On 4 July 2017, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation will hear an application from Bendigo Stadium Limited to install 44 pokies at The Wellington at Botanical Gardens Hotel. The hearing is open to the public.
The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) will commence a hearing on 13 June 2017 to determine an appeal against a recent decision to refuse an application to introduce 40 pokies at the Commercial Hotel in South Morang.