Interactive Gambling Industry Code of Practice - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this code if you intend to operate as an internet service provider offering online gaming or gambling services.

Interactive gambling services are prohibited in Australia, except for certain excluded wagering, gaming and lottery services. The code provides procedures to be followed by internet service providers in relation to internet gambling content hosted outside Australia. The code also prohibits you from advertising the services of an interactive gambling service.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Communications and the Arts
Australian Communications and Media Authority
Content, Consumer and Citizen

Act(s) name

Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Interactive Gambling Regulations 2001 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries, Licensing
Department of Communications and the Arts
Australian Communications and Media Authority
Content, Consumer and Citizen


Operating address:
Red Building, Benjamin Offices
Chan Street
Belconnen
Australian Capital Territory 2617
Mailing address:
PO Box 78
Belconnen
Australian Capital Territory 2616

Phone:

1300850115

Phone:

02 62195555

Fax:

02 62195353
licensing@acma.gov.au

Supporting information

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