Awareness and prevention
Information and resources
Under Victorian law, local councils and communities can have a say about:
Introducing more pokies involves two types of regulations that allow local government and public input.
The foundation has developed guides to the applications process for EGMs as an online resource for communities and local government officers to make responding to planning and license applications for gaming machines clearer and more accessible.
The below guides are designed to help with submissions to the VCGLR or VCAT and feature useful resources including links to relevant legislation and research, case studies of applications, fact sheets and charts that show how applications are processed. They also contain a section on undertaking community attitude surveys as part of a response to an application.
Short and sharp overviews and explanations of gambling regulation, data, and activities.