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Class 4 Gambling Venue Policy

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This page contains information on our Class 4 Gambling Venue Policy and a link to the Policy document.
Updated: 27/08/2019 9:39 a.m.

The Policy

Council is by law required to have a Class 4 Gambling Venue Policy. 

Since 2003, all councils are required to have a policy that states whether or not class 4 venues may be established in their district or city, and if so where they may be located. These policies may also include several other related matters.

Class 4 gambling means venues with non-casino electronic gambling machines, commonly known as ‘pokie machines’. These venues can include pubs, hotels, clubs (but not casinos).

Council has no power to reduce the current number of machines in the District, it can only provide controls on applications for new venues, the relocation or merger of existing venues, and, in certain circumstances applications to to increase the number of machines at a venue.

Current Policy

To view the current Class 4 Gambling Venue Policy, follow the link below.

Class 4 Gambling Venue Policy [1.8mb]

Follow the link below to read about Council's Board Venue Policy.



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