Venue Operational Requirements / 11. Display and Inspection of Notices, Signs and Rules / 11.2 Notices to be displayed at entrances to the Gaming Machine Area

Venue Operational Requirements

11.2 Notices to be displayed at entrances to the Gaming Machine Area

Notice prohibiting persons under 18 years

A notice prohibiting persons under 18 years from entering the gaming machine area must be displayed at each entrance to the gaming machine area, and the notice must be in accordance with the VCGLR direction. The directions for display of the notice and a sample notice can be found on the VCGLR directions and guidelines web page.
Refer to section 10.7.9 of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003.


Responsible gambling sign

A venue operator must display, or cause to be displayed, outside every entrance to a gaming machine area of an approved venue a responsible gambling sign. Please refer to section 35 of the Gambling Regulations 2015 for more information.

A prescribed responsible gambling sign is a sign in the form, and containing the information set out in the player information standards.


At least one responsible gambling sign must be displayed at each entrance to the gaming machine area in such a manner that the information contained in it is clearly visible to a person entering the gaming machine area.

The VCGLR must provide to each venue operator, responsible gambling signs in sufficient numbers to enable the venue operator to comply with this regulation.

More information is available in regulation 43 of the Gambling Regulations 2015.