Class C Gaming Machine Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you are a corporation and operate a licensed premises that has a gaming area with class C gaming machines. For the purpose of this licence, a licensed premises is any premises (such as a hotel, tavern or club) that holds a General or On Liquor Licence and a corporation is a body corporate.

Class C gaming machines are machines that allow the user to play games other than:

  • roulette
  • blackjack
  • sic bo
  • craps
  • pai gow
  • baccarat
  • two-up
  • money wheel
  • draw poker.

You will also need an Authorisation Certificate that states the amount of gaming machines you are permitted to have. This is part of the new licensing framework, as a licensee you are able to purchase Class B Authorisation Certificates and convert them into Class C Authorisation Certificates. You will also be issued an authorisation schedule with your Authorisation Certificate which is a summary of all authorisations and gaming machines at your venue.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


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Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1322.00

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Gaming Machine Act 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Gaming Machine Regulation 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Approval time

6 to 8 weeks

Administering agency

ACT Gambling and Racing Commission

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