The Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission is an independent body responsible for the regulation of gaming in Tasmania, established under the Gaming Control Act 1993 and as an appeal body in relation to the Liquor Licensing Act 1990 .
The Commission is a three-person body whose members are:
- Ms Jenny Cranston (Chair)
- Mr Stuart Barry
- Ms Leanne Topfer
Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission Members
The Commission’s Operating Statement provides a clear, public declaration of the Commission’s responsibilities and current strategic priorities for gaming and liquor licensing in Tasmania.
Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission Oversight of Strategic Priorities
The Commission has prepared a statement providing an Oversight of its Strategic Priorities for 2015-16 to 2017-18. The statement covers the areas of:
- resources and the regulatory environment;
- harm minimisation;
- the national agenda; and
Appeals to a decision of the Commissioner for Licensing
- In general the Commission will be reviewing the decision made by the Commissioner based on the material used in his or her decision making process.
- Any appeal to a decision of the Commissioner must provide grounds for the appeal.
- Any hearing or decision will take place at a scheduled meeting of the Commission.
Community Interest Test Relevant Matters Discussion Paper
The Tasmanian Government requested that the Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission, as an independent body, conduct a public consultation process to inform the consideration of community interest matters to be prescribed in regulations for use under the community interest test provisions of the Gaming Control Act 1993.
The Commission produced a discussion paper which provides information in relation to the types of community interest matters that have been developed by other Australian jurisdictions and those matters that could potentially be prescribed in Tasmania.
The submissions made in response to the discussion paper are linked below: