Venue Operational Requirements

1.2 Premises Approval

Before granting an application for approval of premises as suitable for gaming, the Commission must be satisfied that the premises are or, on the completion of building works will be, suitable for the management and operation of gaming machines, and, in particular, the Commission must consider whether the size, layout and facilities of the premises are or will be suitable. Where the premises contains a children's play area the Commission will also have regard to the Decision-Making Guidelines-Assessment of children's play areas in gaming premises (PDF: 400KB)

For more information please refer to Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 - Approval of Premises for Gaming

Refer to Approved Gaming Venue
for information on applying for Premises Approval.

In order to operate gaming machines in an approved venue, the approved premises must be attached to a Venue Operator's Licence.

For more information please refer to section 3.4.17 of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003

Refer to the VCGLR website under 'Venue Operator' Forms for an application form .