Resources for Licence Holders

​Rules and Regulations

Mandatory Code of Practice 
Are you meeting the requirements of the Code? 
Do you know the warning signs of a customer experiencing gambling-related harm?​
Ensure that you understand your responsibilities to your patrons.  ​

Tax Rates Relating to Gaming Activities in Tasmania

Gaming Activity​ Tax Rate
Gaming machines - casinos, hotels and clubs25.88 % of annual gross profit
Gaming machines - hotels and clubs Community Support Levy 4 % of annual gross profit
Gaming machines for TT-Line (Spirit of Tasmania vessels)17.91% of annual gross profit
Casino table games0.88 % of annual gross profit
Keno5.88 % of annual gross profit
Lotteries - no state lotteriesA revenue sharing arrangement with Victoria and Queensland provides for Tasmania to receive tax collected in those states for all tickets sold in Tasmania.
Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission rules and standards for licence holders. ​
To install a coin change machine or to change the location of an existing coin change machine please refer to the Commission’s Guidelines for seeking location approval of coin change dispensing machines and complete ‘Approval of Coin Change Machine Location Form’.

Venue Requirements

Licensees are required to meet minimum requirements for surveillance. Is your surveillance system in place and working correctly?

Self-assessment checklist
Follow the checklist to ensure that you are doing the right thing.

Information for players
Gambling operators must provide information on gambling laws, support services and the chances of winning. ​

Check that you have the correct signs in place, or download replacement signs for printing.

What you need to do if someone wants to exclude themselves from gambling or is already excluded from gambling.

Licensing staff

​Make sure that you employ licensed staff in gaming venues.

Staff Register​​

A register must be maintained by the Gambling Operator/Licence holder and include the details of all special employee licence holders or totalizator employees employed by the Gambling Operator/Licence holder. The following details must be include where applicable: 

  • Name of staff member
  • Commencement date of employment
  • Special employee licence number
  • Expiry date of licence
  • Expiry date of RCG qualification
​The register is to be provided to Liquor and Gaming Inspectors if requested.
Licence holders may keep the records electronically.

A sample of the staff register for the information of licence holders is provided here.​