Four per cent of the gross profit derived from gaming machines in hotels and clubs in Tasmania is paid into the Community Support Levy (CSL)
Each year the Tasmanian Gaming Commission, through its Annual Report, produces a list of all projects funded through the CSL. The Annual Reports can be located here.
The role of the Tasmanian Gaming Commission in regard to the Community Support Levy
The Commission’s role in regard to the CSL is one of overview. It recommends and reports on a quarterly and annual basis to the Treasurer ensuring that the:
Grant applications for charitable organisation
The Gambling Support Program, which is located within the Department of Health and Human Services, has responsibility for making recommendations to the Commission for expenditure against the 25 per cent of the CSL for the benefit of charitable organisations.
Sport and Recreation Tasmania, which is located within the Department of Economic Development, has responsibility for making recommendations to the Commission for expenditure against the 25 per cent of the CSL for the benefit of sporting organisations.