Awareness and prevention
Information and resources
The Gambling Information Resource Office provides information on issues related to gambling.
Consultation is now open for the Maribrynong City Council's Reducing Harm from Gambling Policy 2016-2020.
This report examines the nature of harm associated with gambling, and the amount of harm occurring in the Victoria community.
Gambling and liquor licensees and other stakeholders are invited to the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation's regional Knowledge Exchange event in Ararat on Wednesday 25 May 2016.
Monash Council is seeking community feedback on their new draft Gambling Policy Statement, released on 30 March.
On 10 February 2016, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from APD Group Pty Ltd to install 29 pokies at the Valley Inn Hotel in the City of Greater Geelong.
The government is currently seeking the views of the public on a proposed new fee structure for VCAT hearings.
On 19 February 2016, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from Beretta's Langwarrin Pty Ltd to increase the number of pokies at the Langwarrin Hotel in the City of Frankston from 52 to 62.
The Sporting Legends Club in the Shire of Wellington has lodged an appeal to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal after being refused an application for an additional six pokies.
Gaming venue operators have until 6 May 2016 to pay their 2014-15 supervision charges or penalties will apply.
Hotels and clubs with gaming machines may need to reduce their opening hours during the Easter holidays.
Short and sharp overviews and explanations of gambling regulation, data, and activities.