Before approving any application the Commission must be satisfied that the premises is or, on the completion of building works will be, suitable for the management and operation of gaming machines.
1.2 Premises approval
The Commission must consider whether the size, layout and facilities of the premises are or will be suitable.
The Commission must also consider certain matters as directed by the responsible Minister. Where the premises contains:
- a children's play area, the Commission must consider the
Decision-Making Guidelines – Assessment of children's play areas in gaming premises
- residential accommodation, the Commission must consider the
Decision Making Guidelines – Approval of premises suitable for gaming
For more information, see Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003
To operate gaming machines in an approved venue, the approved premises must be attached to a venue operator's licence
For more information, please refer to section 3.4.17 of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003.
To make an application, see Approval of premises for gaming