Edition #1: Youth and gambling

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Responsible Gambling Awareness Week plus much more

Save the date, get involved, have a say. Inside gambling gives you the heads up on events and activities on the horizon. 


Responsible Gambling Awareness Week 2015

12–18 October 2015

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week promotes the concept of responsible gambling at an individual, gaming industry and community level. It's coordinated by the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation in partnership with local government, the gaming industry and community groups.

To find out about the free events and activities in Melbourne and regional Victoria, visit Responsible Gambling Awareness Week.


Upcoming electronic gaming machine (EGM) licencing hearings

West Waters Hotel

On 18 August 2015, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation will hear an application from CSJV Nominees Pty Ltd to increase the number of EGMs from 80 to 90 at the West Waters Hotel in the City of Melton.

The Yarraville Club

The Yarraville Club in the City of Maribyrnong has applied for an increase of 25 EGMs, in addition to their existing 78 licensed machines. See the commission's website for documents relating to the application by Yarraville Club Inc., and confirmation of the hearing date.

Glenroy RSL

The Glenroy RSL in the City of Moreland has applied for an increase of 10 EGMs, in addition to their existing 40 licensed machines. See the commission's website for documents relating to the application by Glenroy RSL Sub Branch, and confirmation of the hearing date.


Wangaratta Knowledge Exchange

The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation is hosting a knowledge exchange where industry stakeholders, local government and the community can share knowledge and expertise about current gambling and liquor regulation issues. The forum will include presentations from:

  • the commission
  • a local licensee
  • Victoria Police
  • the Australian Drug Foundation's Good Sports program
  • the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.

Date: Tuesday 25 August 2015
Time: 10.30 am – 2 pm
Location: Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre, Memorial Hall, 33–37 Ford Street, Wangaratta
Enquiries and to register: Wangaratta Knowledge Exchange


VCGLR News

In July the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation replaced its quarterly newsletter with a user-friendly monthly eNewsletter.

Read the latest edition of VCGLR News.

Subscribe to VCGLR News.


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