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Gambling licence application forms and guidelines are available for download as PDF* files.

Class 3 Gambling Forms

Class 3 Gambling Forms


Class 3 gambling must be run by a society. Class 3 gambling is gambling where prizes offered or awarded in the gambling activity, or in one session of the gambling, exceed $5000 / potential turnover exceeds $25,000. Examples include larger-scale lotteries (such as raffles and sweepstakes), housie (also known as bingo), instant games (scratch and win games run by schools and mystery envelopes), prize competitions (such as tagged fishing competitions, sporting competitions where some or all of the entrants go into a draw, rugby tipping-type competitions, and calcuttas), and games of chance (such as filly stakes, parlour derbys and gaming sessions / casino evenings).

Class 4 Gambling Forms

Class 4 Gambling Forms


Any activity that involves the use of a gaming machine outside a casino is Class 4 gambling. Class 4 gambling may be conducted only by a corporate society and only to raise money for authorised purposes (e.g. community and non-commercial).

Casino Gambling Forms

Casino Gambling Forms


Casino gambling is gambling to which both a casino venue licence and a casino operator’s licence applies.

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Unable to download or access our forms? Contact the Gambling Compliance Group and request printed copies.