Mandatory Code of Practice
Responsible Gambling Mandatory Code of Practice for Tasmania
In 2017, the Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission completed its first review of the Responsible Gambling Mandatory Code of Practice for Tasmania, which resulted in a number of amendments. The Code can be found here.
Consequential changes have also been made to the Commission's Rules for all licence holders, which support the Code.
Guidelines for seeking location approval of coin change dispensing machines and Guidelines for seeking exemption to cash cheques summarise the process for licence holders to submit requests for these approvals.
Guidelines for seeking exemption to cash cheques (71Kb)
Guidelines for seeking location approval of coin change dispensing machines (75Kb)
Approval of Coin Change Machine Location Form (509Kb)
The Code defines problem gambling as being characterised by difficulties in limiting money and/or time spent on gambling, which leads to adverse consequences for the gambler, others, or for the community.
To assist venue staff in identifying warning signs of people experiencing gambling-related harm, refer to the Signs of Problem Gambling Fact Sheet
Question and answer fact sheet for hotel and club gaming venues can be found here.